The Committee praised the activities of UArctic, including the success with cooperative PhD courses involving student mobility.
UArctic President and University of Akureyri rector meet with Nordic Council Culture and Education Committee
Stefan B. Sigurdsson (Rector, University of Akureyri) and Lars Kullerud, UArctic President presented UArctic to the Culture and Education committee of the Nordic Council on April 7 in Akureyri, Iceland. The presentation focussed on explaining importance of the North globally and the Nordic region's importance in the global North, given that most people living north of 55º are in the Nordic countries and NW Russia. This concentration provides opportunities as well as responsibilities to the Nordic countries.