On the 22 of March, the Natural Hazards workshop ended in NarFU, Arkhangelsk. More than 40 scientists and students from universities of the U.S., Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway and the leading Russian universities - members of the consortium of the University of the Arctic - took part in this event. The workshop was the fir...


A seminar on “Sustainable Fishing in the Arctic” will be held in Brussels on the 7th of May, 2014 at the Norway House, in Brussels. The event is organised by North Norway European Office, in collaboration with the Mission of Norway to the European Union and the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, and in partn...


The eighth session of the international interdisciplinary workshop “Cold Lands” organized by NEFU Department of Northern Studies has begun. Tor Gjertsen, a professor at the University of Tromsø - the Arctic University of Norway, met with students of the international distance courses of the Bache...

News from Yakutia, Russia by Tor Gjertsen In the photo on the left; Michail Prisyaznyy, pro-rector and head of the department for Northern Studies,Tor Gjertsen, Evgenia Mikhailova, Rector of NEFU, Alexandr Kugaevskiy, Director of the Institute of Fnance and Economics/NEFU, and Oxana Romanova, Vice-Director and Head of Researc...

In June 2013 students from several UArctic institutions met at the Students' Forum organized in conjuction with the Rectors' Forum in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Below is a report from one of the students, sharing their experiences and conclusions. Students' Forum 2014 will take place at the University of Akureyri, Iceland on May 27...

Register now to participate in the Northern Regions Mining Summit, which will be held May 28-30 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the Pinnacle Marriott Hotel. The Summit will address the social, cultural and economic impact and opportunity of mineral resource development for Northern peoples in Alaska, Canada and Gre...

This seminar is intended for those engaged in research into the Arctic or northern issues and/or those who are interested in research collaboration in Arctic research. The research areas covered range from the humanities to the sciences. The seminar is organized by the University of the Arctic thematic networks in con...


Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen is one of the several applicants who received travel support from MobilityDK, UArctic's pilot model for providing financial support for teacher, researcher and student exchange. The Assistant Professor from Aalborg University, Denmark used his travel support to visit University of Tromsø and participa...


CBU-BCBU 2014 Multidisciplinary summer school, Kuopio, Finland The University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, invites you to attend the second Multidisciplinary CBU-BCBU Summer School in August 25-29, 2014 in Kuopio, Finland. The webpages are now open at http://www.uef.fi/summerschool2014

North-Eastern Federal University's Department of Northern Studies announced the recruitment of researchers-interviewers for participation in the international project of the federal university and the University of Versailles (France). The project will focus on the sociological study of the views of the republic resid...

The Winter School Model Arctic Council hold under the auspices of the University of the Arctic (one of the Arctic Council Observers) took place in Northern Arctic Federal University on 25-28 February 2014. The Winter School attracted proactive Master and PhD students from different countries, lecturers, practitioners from aca...