The recently established Arctic Research Centre at Hokkaido University has issued an international open call for three tenure-track positions. The center seeks young researchers in social science and humanities such as Arctic policy, development of the Arctic, consequent social change and risk management, etc.

Every year Norilsk State Industrial Institute leads a joint project with the Finnish company “Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy”. The project is undertaken to develop and enhance professional competences of students to adapt foreign educational and production systems


The Jean Monnet Summer School on European Union and the Law of the Sea will be held in Imperia, Italy on 31 August - 11 September 2015. The summer school is a joint initiative of the University of Genoa and ISRIM. Application deadline: 30 June 2015.

The ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada and its partners are pleased to welcome the Arctic research community to Vancouver for the 11th ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM2015) to be held from 7 to 11 December 2015 at The Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, British Columbia.


The Council of UArctic, made up of representatives of its members, begins its 18th meeting in the unique setting of Ulan Ude, Buryatia, Russian Federation. The meeting takes place from June 14-17, and is hosted by Buryat State University.

Through its use of the Arctic, Russia tries to fortify the idea that it is a global energy superpower, writes Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen in the March issue of Aleksanteri Insight, a series of expert opinions published by the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki.



The conference will be organized in Reykjavik, Iceland, 14-16 October 2015 in frames of the project: Marine Resource Governance in the Arctic, financially supported by Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme, the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Car...

Three specialised study tracks (land, sea, space) give you a unique understanding of working as an engineer in the Arctic. The Nordic Master in Cold Climate Engineering welcomes the first students in September 2016. Application deadline: January 15, 2016.

Starting in spring 2016 the Arctic Technology Centre of the Technical University of Denmark offers the Arctic Semester in Extreme Engineering, an opportunity for master-level engineering students to experience the unique environment and the challenges of engineering north of the Arctic Circle. Apply by November 1, 2015.

The History Department of the University of Oulu will organize interdisciplinary symposium “The Barents and the Baltic Sea region: contacts, influences and social change” in Oulu in December 2015.  The aim of the symposium is to analyse the characteristics of the Barents and Baltic Sea region from interdisciplinary perspectives.