Carolyn Kozak, a master's student in Arctic and Northern studies at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, participated in the Model Arctic Council held during the Arctic Science Summit Week in March 2016. She was also recently appointed as one of the six new UArctic Student Ambassadors.

Linguists of Tomsk State University (Russia) in collaboration with colleagues from Finland (University of Turku) and Norway (Norwegian University of Sciences and Technology) launched a project aimed at establishing academic and scientific cooperation in the field of experimental linguistics.


The project "Bridging the cooperation gap – Nordic-Russian Network for International Relations in Higher Education" was financially supported by the SIU program of Nordic-Russian cooperation in December 2015.

As parts of a specialization in Greenlandic Health and Environment of the Arctic, five courses on Arctic subjects are offered by the during the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2016. Courses will take place in Nuuk, Greenland. A limited number of places is available. Application deadline: May 1, 2016.

80 years ago, Hokkaido University professor, Ukichiro Nakaya, created the world’s first artificial snowflake. Nakaya referred to snowflakes as ‘letters from the sky’ since their tumbling descent brought information about the conditions in the upper atmosphere. This research on glaciology marked the start of Hokkaido Universit...


The Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation announced an open grant competition for the international scientists cooperating with Russian institutions of higher education, scientific research organizations and governmental research centers of the Russian Federation.


UArctic’s Board of Governors has appointed seven new students as UArctic Student Ambassadors, bringing the total number of Ambassadors to 21. Nominated by individual UArctic higher education institution members, Ambassador appointments are for a three-year term.




The registration for the UArctic Congress is now open, with the early-bird fee applicable until May 31. The deadline for submitting abstracts has also been extended until April 17. We welcome participants and abstracts from within and outside the UArctic network!

The registration for the UArctic Congress is now open, with the early-bird fee applicable until May 31. The deadline for submitting abstracts has also been extended until April 17. We welcome participants and abstracts from within and outside the UArctic network!