NArFU was established in June 2010 by merging a number of leading Arkhangelsk higher educational institutions. It includes 7 higher schools, 2 institutes, 3 colleges and 3 branches providing educational services to over 17,000 students. Staff consists of over 1160 lecturers. NArFU has more than 70 agreements of international cooperation with partner universities.
Today Northern Arctic Federal University develops partnership with many universities around the world. Arctic focus of NArFU determines our close ties with HEIs in Norway, Finland, Sweden, Canada and the USA. Annually more and more international students choose NArFU as their study destination.
In 2019 new project "Development of think tank functions of the Northern Dimension Institute" designed to enhance genuine regional cooperation in the Northern Dimension area through science diplomacy, capacity building and people-to-people contacts was started.
The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) is pleased to invite you to become a partner of the X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences scheduled to take place on 15-19 June 2020 in Northern Arctic Federal University in Arkhangelsk.
Northern Arctic Federal University (Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia) is pleased to announce the II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” to be held on 13-20 June, 2020 as a side event of the X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS Х)
NArFU is an active participant of Kolarctic ENPI CBC Programme which promotes a viable economy and the attractiveness of the Barents Euro-Arctic Region region, where inhabitants and visitors are able to enjoy the arctic nature and where the natural resources are used in a sustainable way.
Dates: February 17 – 29 2020 (Winter), June 15 – 28 (Summer)