We are pleased to announce that the University of the Arctic (UArctic) has entered into an official partnership with UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as a non-governmental organization. [Press Release]


Organizers announce an extended deadline (until 6 October) for abstract submission for the Interdisciplinary Polar Studies in Poland conference, organized 17-19 November 2017 in Warsaw, Poland. Submissions are invited on all aspects of research of Arctic and Antarctic polar regions focusing on empirical, theoretical, and meth...


British and Russian researchers are welcomed 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 workshop will be organized at Northern (Arctic) Federal Universi...

Essi Oikarinen from the University of Oulu School of Architecture participated in the "Conversations in the North" conference and the UArctic Student Forum, organized in conjunction with the UArctic Rectors' Forum in Aberdeen in August 2017. Her report from the conference highlights the need for collaboration between research...



Scholars and researchers from the eight Arctic Council countries — the United States, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, and Sweden — can now apply for the second Fulbright Arctic Initiative, an 18-month collaborative research program, which will begin in spring 2018 and run through the fall of 201.




The themes of the UArctic Congress science section are environmental protection, connectivity, meteorological cooperation, and education. The science section will start in Oulu on Sept 5 and conclude in Helsinki on Sept 7, 2018. The call for session proposals is open until Sept 30, 2017.

This special issue of the journal "Education in the North" will be created in conjunction with the UArctic Thematic Network on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity in Education. Extended deadline for expressions of interest and abstracts: 1 October 2017. 

This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of Northern Québec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Québec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues.