Dear students! Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug (Russia) will hold a youth forum "PROFormat" from 15 to 16 March. One of its sessions is called "PROPlanet" and connected with environmental awareness. Organizers ask young representatives of the Circumpolar region to record a 3-minute video on how to protect the pure nature of the...


A Story From An Intern

Wed, Feb 15, 2017
I have spent my last 3 and a half months as an intern at the UArctic Secretariat as part of a project funded by the Danish Agency for Science Technology and Innovation. My office was located at University of Lapland in the city of Rovaniemi (Finland). From several points of views, the experience was amazing and it was a great...

The Arctic is changing fast, both in terms of climate warming and in how organisms interact with each other. To understand the implications of such changes, we need to understand how Arctic ecosystems are structured, and how Arctic species are interlinked by complex, live interactions, such as predation and herbivory. In shor...

Global challenges affect us all. This summer, from 12-22 June, 2017, Bergen Summer Research School presents six PhD courses dealing with some of the most pressing global challenges, ranging from migration, higher education, global health, water management, poverty, and the use of language, taking place at the University of Be...



Today, on February 6, 2017, the Sami National Day also marks the 100-year anniversary of cross-border Sami collaboration. Exactly a hundred years ago, on February 6, 1917, the first Sami congress was held in Trondheim, Norway, bringing together 150 representatives from Norway and Sweden to advance joint issues.


On January 31, 2017 Henning Åkesson and Øyvind Paasche (Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research and University of Bergen) invited Nordic researchers to sign a petition supporting their American colleagues in climate science.

Barents EU Centre of Petrozavodsk State University invites European and Russian students to take part in international school "Prospects of European integration: comparison with the regional integration processes in the Northern Europe" from 13 to 17 March 2017.

Building on the success of its previous Annual Scientific Meetings, the ArcticNet Network of Centres of Excellence and its national and international partners invite the global Arctic research community to the International Arctic Change 2017 Conference at the Québec City Convention Centre, Québec, Canada from December 11 – 1...

The application deadline is for north2north 2017-2018 student exchanges is February 15, 2017. Experience life in another North by studying at another UArctic partner university. See the program page for more details.