Universities around the Arctic celebrate the beginning of each academic year as a time of joy, anticipation, reflection and inspiration. This year, the University of Oulu had a series of speakers and presentations as part of the ceremony, the full program can be found here. The event started with a welcoming by Rector Niinimä...

According to new research of the UArctic Chair Jeffrey Welker and co-authors, the High Arctic has the most extreme conditions of the Northern Hemisphere, with areas such as Svalbard, having total darkness, “Polar Night” lasting for over 60 days each winter, reaching temperatures as low as -40C/-40F.  These extreme winter cond...





The TN in Northern Tourism has organised the filed course in collaboration between University of Lapland (Multidimensional Tourism Institute) and Partnership for Sustainability: Arctic Tourism in Times of Change-project. Date of the coming course: October 29 –November 2, 2018 Place: Rovaniemi, Finland

Journal of Tourism Futures (JTF) calls for papers for a special issue “The Future of Polar Tourism”. The submission of abstracts deadline is October 22, 2018.




The 3rd Call for Proposals is now open. Applications can be submitted from 21.9. until 21.12.2018 at 1600 Finnish time. The applications must be written and submitted in a web-based project administration system PROMAS. On this page you find a link to PROMAS, instructions, some templates for annexes of your application, and...