1.    Education

UArctic enhances and promotes unique and relevant educational opportunities for northerners through academic collaboration and exchange.

2.    Knowledge

UArctic builds, shares, and applies knowledge through member contributions and collaboration, in research and science as well as Indigenous and traditional knowledge.

3.    Members

UArctic aims at a growing and dynamic membership of higher education institutions and other relevant organizations.

4.    Relevance

UArctic strengthens our recognition as a regionally and globally leading organization representing circumpolar higher education.

5.    Resources

UArctic secures funding and other resources to effectively strengthen capacity and capabilities for the Arctic.