The Master’s programmes at the University of Akureyri are the first of their kind in the world and provide a unique focus on Polar Law. All the Polar Law subjects are taught in English, and new students to the programmes are accepted every other year. The application process to begin studies in 2015 is now open!

The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), together with the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), recently announced the start of the second edition of the IASC Fellowship Program. Among the Fellows 2015-2016 is also UArctic Student Ambassador Andrian Vlakhov. (original article on the IASC website)

University of Alaska Fairbanks organizes a three-week field course on Arctic environmental change on 10-30 June 2015 in the Fairbanks area, focusing on the geology, permafrost, landforms, soils, vegetation and wildlife of boreal, alpine and Arctic environments. Registration begins on 23 February 2015.

Tyumen State Oil and Gas University's  rector made a speech ‘The role of human resources in development of the Arctic’ at the Tyumen region Academic meeting. The meeting of the region’s leading scientists was devoted to the Russian Science Day and addressed among other issues  development of the Arctic.

The 6th Arctic Business Forum on March 10–12, 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland introduces the latest business development and future prospects of the European High North economy. ArcticBusiness Forum is a discussion arena and a business to business meeting point.