"Food (in)Security in the Arctic: Contribution of Traditional and Local Food to promote Food Security with Particular Reference to the European High North” project team has gathered on 11th of October 2018 at Arctic Research Centre (Arcum) at Umeå University, Sweden. This was the second workshop in which participants discusse...

Universities around the Arctic celebrate the beginning of each academic year as a time of joy, anticipation, reflection and inspiration. This year, the University of Oulu had a series of speakers and presentations as part of the ceremony, the full program can be found here. The event started with a welcoming by Rector Niinimä...

According to new research of the UArctic Chair Jeffrey Welker and co-authors, the High Arctic has the most extreme conditions of the Northern Hemisphere, with areas such as Svalbard, having total darkness, “Polar Night” lasting for over 60 days each winter, reaching temperatures as low as -40C/-40F.  These extreme winter cond...

Arctic Arts Summit 2019

Mon, Oct 15, 2018
Arctic Arts Summit 2019 - The Arctic as a Laboratory for sustainable art and cultural policy June 4 - 5, 2019, Rovaniemi, Finland.

UArctic World Ensemble Concert

Fri, Oct 12, 2018
UArctic Thematic Network UArctic World Ensemble (UWE) holds a concert at the Harstad Kulturhus in Harstad, Norway. The concert will take place Thursday November 15 at 18:00 (UTC+1), in Lillesalen. The concert is free of charge.

We are pleased to announce the dates for the 22nd meeting of the Council of UArctic, to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, from September 18 to 20, 2019. We welcome  member representatives to the Council of the University of the Arctic to participate.