The call for abstracts and registration is open for the 10th Polar Law Symposium that will be organized now in Rovaniemi, Finland, as part of the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference, and organized in partnership with the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law. Abstract submission is due by 30 June 2017.



The Arctic Energy Summit Organizing Committee invites you to the 4th biennial 2017 Arctic Energy Summit in Helsinki, September 18-20, 2017. The Arctic Energy Summit is an endorsed project of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group, and co-led by Finland, Iceland and the Russian Federation.

The Arctic Broadband Forum, held in Fairbanks, Alaska, May 8-9 brought together an international audience of experts, researchers, educators, industry and indigenous and political leaders from around the World to focus on successes and challenges in creating a Connected Arctic. The Forum drew over 200 participants from six co...

The newest issue of the IASSA newsletter Northern Notes is out. The spring/summer issue includes information on ICASS IX, candidates for IASSA Council 2017-2020, and bids for IASSA Presidency 2017-2020.


Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies (GSICS), Kobe University, welcomes international students, funded by Japanese government (MEXT) scholarship, who would like to pursue doctoral degree in Arctic legal issues, the Antarctic Treaty System, the law of the sea, and international environmental law.

The course is the first in the NOVA (The Nordic Forestry, Veterinary and Agricultural University Network) PhD course series "Climate Change Entomology in the North" which is scheduled for 2017-2019. The course will take place Sept. 25 - 29, 2017 at the Viikki campus, University of Helsinki.

The Nordic Council of Ministers is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 call for proposals for Nordic Master programmes. The maximum grant per programme is DKK 1.5 million. Deadline: 29 September 2017.



The traveling exhibition, produced by the UArctic Thematic Network on Communicating Arctic Research (also known as SubZero), is located at the University of Tampere main building in Tampere, Finland from May 9 until June 16, 2017.

A new publication is available from Digital Science, in partnership with Über Research and UArctic (through the Research Analytics Task Force). At a time when funding for climate change research is under increased scrutiny, our new report highlights the urgent need for more information to inform and affect policy making deci...