The University of the Arctic Research Office invites British researchers to take part in the international workshop within the project “Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network”, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the UK Embassy in Russia.


The ARTEK International Conference 2018 (May 1-3, 2018 in Sisimiut, Greenland) offers an opportunity to present, discuss and exchange ideas and experiences on how to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain transportation infrastructure in cold regions. Deadline for abstracts has been extended to January 15, 2018.

The 15th International Summer School in Karelia (ISSK) will take place in Petrozavodsk, Russia on 14–19 May 2018. The main theme of the Summer School is "Discourses and political dimensions on the Arctic and the Barents Region – disciplinary theories and methods of Arctic studies".

The Calotte Academy 2018 ‘Discourses on the Arctic – (inter)disciplinary theories and methods of Arctic research’ will be organized in June 4-10, 2018 (tbc) in Rovaniemi, Salla and Inari, Finland; Kirkenes and Neiden, Norway; Apatity, Lovozero and Murmansk, Russia. Abstract submission deadline: February 15, 2018.



CAFF and IASC, in partnership with APECS, are looking for two CAFF-IASC Fellows in this inaugural year. Fellows will identify a joint area of interest and expertise, participate in and contribute to CAFF’s work, and produce some culminating output. Application deadline: 15 Dec 2017 at 23:59 GMT.

The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland is taking part in a new two-year project (2017–2018) with the objective of enhancing better and suitable employment for immigrant women. The project will produce practical approaches that employers and companies can implement, and identify possibilities for networking between imm...




The new portal at congress.uarctic.org will be continuously updated with new information as we get closer to the second UArctic Congress, organized in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on September 3-7, 2018.