We are excited to invite you to the first UArctic Congress, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia, from September 12-16, 2016. Hosted by Saint Petersburg State University, the inaugural UArctic Congress 2016 will feature Science and Meeting sections, including: 


UArctic's Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education, approved by the UArctic Council in June 2015, has launched their new web pages. The goal of the Northern Nursing Education Network is to address the accessibility and quality of baccalaureate nursing education in the northern regions.

The international magazine "Arctic art and culture" will be published twice a year in Russian and English. This publication consists of two interconnected parts: the traditional scientific magazine with scientific articles, surveys, reviews, and journalistic section that contains topical materials of more broad and popular ch...

The Kolarctic team is pleased to announce that in anticipation of the upcoming Kolarctic CBC Programme 2014 – 2020, the Project Cycle Management (PCM) Workshops will be organized in November 2015 in the Programme countries.

Dr. Pat Maher from the Cape Breton University, Canada, has been awarded approximately $215,000 by the Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) for a project he is co-leading with Dr. Outi Rantala, UiT the Arctic University of Norway.

Participants of the conference «Natural Resource Management in the Arctic: Current State and Prospects for Development» noted environmental pollution, industrial waste, degradation of traditional forms of economy have become a challenge for the Russian Arctic region.


The workshop "Circumpolar Innovation: Making Science and Technology Work for the North" will take place in Yukon College, Canada, November 26-28. This event is organized by the members of UArctic Thematic Network Commercialization of Science and Technology for the North.





"True people" (Nenei nenecha) is the self-name of Nenets, the indigenous people of the Yamal peninsula (Russia), and the name of the complex 2015–2016 ethnographic expedition. Project participants will become part of the reindeer herders' family during the whole year just to “dive” in the casual life of Arctic nomads in XXI c...