Arctic Voices: Expectations, Narratives and the Realities of Living with Extractive industries in the Far North (Edited by Emma Wilson and Florian Stammler ) is the name of a new special issue. [original article: Arctic Anthropology Blog, Florian Stammler]

Registration for the inaugural UArctic Congress 2016 is now open. The host, Saint Petersburg State University, is honoured to invite you to the first ever UArctic Congress, which will be held from Monday, September 12 through to Friday, September 16 in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The Russian-German student contest Young Vision Award is a joint social initiative of Wintershall and Gazprom International. The two companies decided to organize it in order to bring together young students and experts from Germany and Russia. Our aim is to foster exchange of ideas in the area of oil and gas production and t...

Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) is welcoming applications to the High North Programme supporting projects contributing to increased knowledge about or relevant to the High North. Application deadline is 17 October 2016.


Starting April 11, 2016 in Kautokeino, Norway, this is a two week course in Biological Diversity in a Circumpolar Indigenous Perspective organized by the Sámi University College and the UArctic EALÁT Institute in cooperation with the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry. Application deadline: March 23.

Registration is now open for the 2016 Arctic Circle Greenland Forum. The Forum is organized in cooperation with the Government of Greenland -- Naalakkersuisut -- and will be dedicated to economic development for the peoples of the Arctic.

UArctic Marathon

Wed, Mar 09, 2016
The home base of the UArctic International Secretariat, the University of Lapland, is pleased to announce open championships for staff and students in running and Nordic walking, to be held as part of the Rovaniemi Marathon on 2 July.

The Nordic-Russian Cooperation Programme in Education and Research supports joint cooperation projects between higher education institutions in Russia and the Nordic Countries. The deadline for applications is 3 May 2016.

After a long series of tweets, retweets, likes and posts, preliminary data is trickling in from across the Arctic on individual and community needs and perceptions of telecom and broadband access throughout the Arctic. The initial results of the survey are now available. (report by Karl Kowalski)

On the 3rd of March 2016 Tyumen State Oil and Gas University opened the Finnish-Russian Business Forum "Finland is a country of innovation. Science, technology, business".