The Disaster Law and Law of the Sea Interest Groups of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and the Arctic Centre (AC) at the University of Lapland are hosting a Joint Interdisciplinary Maritime Safety Workshop on 2 March 2018 at 15-18 at the Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi.



The Finnish Union of University Researchers and Teachers (FUURT) and the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc) organize the Eurodoc conference for the first time in Finland with the title: “Research career – a living dream?” at the University of Tampere, on April 18–19, 2018.


Reminder that the deadline to submit content for the Arctic Biodiversity Congress is approaching. Submit via the online submission system by 30 March, 2018. The Congress will be held in Rovaniemi, Finland on October 9-11, 2018, and will build upon the success of the first Congress, held in Norway in 2014.

The World Indigenous Research and Education Conference, "Igniting Knowledge Sharing", will be held August 22-24 in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino, Norway. The conference is organized by the Sámi University of Applied Sciences, WINHEC and the World Indigenous Research Alliance. The deadline for submitting abstracts is February 28, 2...

Students on Ice are organizing an Arctic Expedition from 23 July - 7 August, 2018 in Canada's Arctic. The application deadline for the 2018 expedition is 1 March, 2018. This expedition is open to post-secondary students 24 and under from any country in the world as well as those interested in joining the staff team.



The Arctic Economic Council (AEC) is happy to announce that the 3rd Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit will be held on June 27-28, 2018. This year’s Summit will take place in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan in collaboration with the Hokkaido Government, Hokkaido University and Hokkaido Committee for Economic Development.

Bachelor students are invited to apply for the interdisciplinary student course "Shipping in the Arctic" to be given at the University Centre in Svalbard from 30 July to 10 August 2018. Deadline for applications: February 15, 2018.

The Christmas Experience Academy summer school (5 ECTS) is designed for students who are interested in the production and consumption of tourism experiences. It will be hosted by the University of Lapland and the Lapland University of Applied Sciences from and take place from 13-17 August, 2018 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The dead...

In 2017, five members of UArctic Thematic Network Arctic Sustainable Resources and Social Responsibility (TN ASRSR) received mobility support from north2north for activities that in involved collaboration with Ilisimatusarfik (University of Greenland) and Arctic DTU (DTU ARTEK) as well as outreach for Thematic Network members...

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) invites registration for a 17-day field course in Arctic Alaska Vegetation. This three-credit course, open to undergraduate and graduate students studying Arctic biology and ecology, will be held 14-30 June 2018, beginning in Fairbanks, Alaska. Registration opens on 12 February, 2018....