The aim of the Arctic Research Programme is to further strengthen high-quality, transdisciplinary and problem-based Arctic research in Finland in the long term. Another aim is to produce new research knowledge and actively disseminate it to policy-makers and stakeholders and for public discussion.

Northern (Arctic) Federal University and Presidential Library named after Boris Yeltsin organize an international webinar "The Day of the Arctic in the Presidential Library" in February, 28, 2014 from 11.00 to 12.30 (Moscow time). The webinar is organized to draw special attention to changes in the Arctic region, as well as t...

The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Fulbright Commission have signed an agreement to set up a Fulbright scholar grant in Arctic Studies. Through this agreement the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will fund US scholars to teach and conduct research in Arctic issues at Icelandic universities over the next three years.

Memorial University's Postdoctoral Fellowship program of the Faculty of Arts and the Labrador Institute (Goose Bay) supports promising new scholars in the social sciences and humanities with a focus on issues relating to Labrador and Aboriginal communities. See the 2014-2015 Competition full application form for more details.

About UArctic

Tue, Jan 28, 2014
UArctic is a cooperative network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations concerned with education and research in and about the North. UArctic builds and strengthens collective resources and collaborative infrastructure that enables member institutions to better serve their constituents an...

"Ice-blogger" Irene Quaile, a participant in the UArctic side-event at Arctic Frontiers "How to Create a Climate for Change" contributed a posting the DW.de blog, "Climate Change: Arctic in denial?" In the article, Qualie reports on a view presented by Professor Kari Marie Norgaard of the University of Oregon during the side-...

Ken Coates, University of Saskatchewan professor and UArctic Thematic Network on Northern Governance Vice-Lead, has written a piece in the Globe and Mail examining "Why are Canadians ignoring the 'North below the North'?" While attending the Arctic Frontiers conference in Tromso, Professor Coates points out that Canadian poli...

In December 2013, The University of Alberta Press (UAP) acquired CCI Press from the Canadian Circumpolar Institute. This acquisition is a valuable opportunity for the U of A Press to increase its investment in research communities that are important to Canada and the world. The intent is to continue the publishing program, wi...


Inside Higher Education published today an article profiling UArctic, "A Pan-Arctic Consortium" by Elizabeth Redden. The article highlights our extensive member network and activities in fostering educational cooperation, developing new opportunities for students in the North including academic mobility, and promoting the...

The University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Permafrost offers an International Bachelor Permafrost Summer Field School in Svalbard, 19 June to 11 July 2014. We welcome senior bachelor students, who are interested in obtaining an overall knowledge about permafrost to attend. 

 The University of the Arctic has no sports teams. It has no campus and does not grant degrees. But the institution – which has strong ties to the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George – provides something perhaps more important: a means for people who live, study and work in the North to connect on matters...


The UArctic Arctic Law Thematic Network blog has linked two new interesting posts on their Arctic Law Network blog. One by Alex Oude Elferink on the ITLOS Provisional Measures decision on the Arctic Sunrise Incident and a second by Elizabeth Whitsitt and Nigel Bankes on the WTO Panel Decision on the EU's Rules on the Marketin...

19th Inuit Studies Conference

Thu, Jan 16, 2014
In order to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Association Inuksiutiit Katimajiit Inc., in collaboration with Université Laval, is glad to invite you to the 19th edition of the biennial Inuit Studies Conference. It will be held in Quebec City, October 29 - November 1, 2014, the theme of the meeting being Qaumaniq: Enlightening K...