The main task of the GoNorth office is to ensure the implementation of the provisions related to the GoNorth Program set out in the Strategic Plan 2009-2013. Accordingly, the UArctic Member Institutions promote themselves as study destinations for students from the South, based on marketing strategies developed through the GoNorth office. Also, as an IPY legacy the Program actively supports southern institutions to find education partners from the North for further development of their polar research programs. GoNorth also works closely to support the development of the UArctic Catalogue and its content of courses and programs.
end, the University of Tromsø as the host of the GoNorth office provides
personnel and operational support for effective implementation of the
provisions of the Strategic Plan 2009-2013. UArctic provides budget support and technical assistance
for finding new funding sources for further expansion of the GoNorth Program.
Program was developed to help students from all over the world to study at
northern higher education institutions. GoNorth together with north2north constitutes
the two main mobility programs of UArctic.
University of Tromsø to continue to host UArctic's GoNorth Office
Thu, Apr 07, 2011
March 23, 2011, UArctic and the University of Tromsø have signed an agreement to host the GoNorth office of the GoNorth Program to the University of Tromsø. The agreement will for now last for 3 years, but is open for extension.