The event will be organized as a part of Barents Bird Cultural Festival and is dedicated to the issues of enhancing international cooperation of young people with a special focus on the Barents Euro-Arctic Region, disseminating success stories of the Barents youth cooperation and planning future joint initiatives. The Forum will gather young leaders and students from universities and colleges of all over Russia and Barents area, representatives from students associations and societies, invited key-speakers and trainers, public authorities, mass media and other organizations.

The programme (attached) of the Forum offers a great variety of discussion arenas, workshops, master-classes, cultural events that young people from Barents Region are welcome to participate. The international educational exhibition “Barents Edu” will be held on November 23, 2015 as a side event of the Forum. “Barents Edu” is a good opportunity for promotion of educational servicesof Barents universities for active and motivated students from Russia and other BEAR countries.

Registration to the Forum and educational exhibition is open until November 1, 2015.

 Costs: the participation in all the Forum events and sessions including the educational exhibition is free of charge. Students from Norway, Finland and Sweden are also provided for free with accommodation, meals, airport/in-city transfers. Travel costs to/from Arkhangelsk are at the expense of their home institutions.

 For more information on participation, as well as organizational and visa support please contact

Polina Golomidova,