The Arctic Initiative at Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs offers research fellowships in the areas of ocean policy and infrastructure in the Arctic. The online application for 2019-2020 fellowships will open on December 18, 2018, and the deadline to submit is January 15, 2019.


The new UArctic Thematic Networks approved in 2018 are Arctic Indigenous Skills, Arctic Plastic Pollution, Circumpolar Archives, Folklore and Ethnography (CAFE), Renewable Energy and Smart Societies in the High North (SmartNorth).




The season for the Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) is approaching once again! More than 160 world-leading researchers from overseas will gather at Hokkaido University this summer for the HSI, which was established in 2016. HSI provides lectures with the university’s faculty members for four months during the summer.



Danish Agency for Higher Education (DAFSHE) is funding the project Sustainable Tourism Development in the Nordic Arctic. The Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics at University of Southern Denmark (SDU) is spearheading the project, examining the effects of Arctic economies broadening from resource extr...



In November 2018, Prof. Timothy Skinner from the University of Copenhagen went to the University of Akureyri, Iceland, on a north2north staff mobility stay. The purpose of the stay was to visit the School of Health Science.