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 European University at Saint-Petersburg (EUSP) is calling out to open minds interested in the three international Master's degree programs in Russian Studies, Energy Politics or Russian Cultural History. Apply by October 30, 2015 (for the spring 2016 semester) or April 30, 2016 (for the fall 2016 semester).

An activity of the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Law, The Eighth Polar Law Symposium was held September 23-26 at both the University of Alaska Fairbanks and University of Alaska Anchorage. The next symposium will be held 5–10 October, 2016 at the University of Akureyri, Iceland.

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.

Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) based in the Russian city of Vladivostok is one of UArctic's newest members. Following their participation in the recent Rectors' Forum in Umeå, FEFU has now officially signed the UArctic Charter, endorsing all our higher education principles.

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.