The world’s climate is changing, particularly in the Arctic. Here, the changes will not only affect local communities, permafrost and ecosystems; they will have an impact on the rest of the world. The Arctic plays a special role in the global climate system, and the University of Helsinki is very proud of its versatile and mu...

The Arctic region is changing rapidly. On the one hand, ecological, cultural, social and economical changes pose challenges for well-being and sustainable development and on the other hand, some of the changes also create new possibilities. In the Arctic Arts Summit 2019 the circumstances in the Arctic are seen as 'laboratory...

The Model Arctic Council 2018 coordinating committee announces that it has extended the deadline for applications to the Model Arctic Council 2018 in Rovaniemi to March 18, 2018. We welcome applications from students interested in Arctic studies! Please see the full announcement under "related files" and visit our website at...

UArctic and the Korea Maritime Institute (KMI) are pleased to announce an opportunity for 20 students from UArctic member institutions in Arctic States to participate in the 4th Korea Arctic Academy in Korea - a 10 day study program in July 5-14, 2018 at KMI together with students from Korean universities.

An International conference organized at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University on March 1 - 3, 2018, is the final event of the project "Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and Collaboration Network", funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the UK Embassy in Russia within the UK-Russia Year of Science a...

The Circumpolar Agricultural Association would like to announce their 10th Circumpolar Agriculture Conference, titled "New thinking about local agriculture in the circumpolar Arctic – Best practices, innovations and perspectives". The conference will take place from 13-15 March 2019 Arctic Centre, University of Lapland in Rov...

An informal, pan-arctic workshop on current issues and actions related to development of ethical guidelines for research in the arctic took place at the Thule Institute of the University of Oulu from 22-23 February. The workshop included participants from Norway, Finland, Russia and the United States with some participants co...

Aalborg University offers a specialization in Arctic Studies within Master's degrees such as Culture, Communication and Globalization, Development and International Relations, Tourism, and European Studies. Students from diverse academic backgrounds have gained a variety of skills and benefits from specializing in Arctic Stud...


As part of his UArctic Chairship, Professor Jeff Welker has completed establishing his first core set of collaborative, interdisciplinary research projects in Finland at the University of Oulu. This article will explain the first of two projects.

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.