News

13.12.2018
North2North Application round open

Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU) invites international students from the North2North partner institutions to apply for an exchange semester during the academic year 2019/2020 within North2North academic mobility programme.

05.12.2018
NArFU Hosted International Conference for Young Researchers «Arctic and the North in the Context of International Processes»
NArFU Hosted International Conference for Young Researchers «Arctic and the North in the Context of International Processes»

The 1st International Conference for Young Researchers «Arctic and the North in the Context of International Processes» was organized by NArFU Department of Regional Studies, International Relations and Political Science with support from the Russian Society of Political Scientists and gathered undergraduate and postgraduate students and young researchers from NArFU, Moscow State University and Saint Petersburg State University.

30.11.2018
	 NArFU Joins Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU)
NArFU Joins Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU)

The decision concerning the University’s membership of ASRTU was made following the visit of NArFU delegation to Harbin and Beijing in November 2018.

08.11.2018
History and Future of Russian-Norwegian University Cooperation Discussed at NArFU
History and Future of Russian-Norwegian University Cooperation Discussed at NArFU

In November 2018 NArFU hosted celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of Barents cooperation and NArFU-UiT bilateral partnership. One of the program’s highlights was the panel discussion «Northern Universities as Centers of Regional Development».

21.06.2018
X Summer School of the Russian Language and Culture in NArFU
X Summer School of the Russian Language and Culture in NArFU

On 18 June Northern Arctic Federal University in Arkhangelsk, Russia launched the X Summer School of the Russian Language and Culture. The School is an educational project organized by NArFU School of Humanities annually in mid June. Its programme combines language teaching with modules dedicated to the traditions, culture, history and economics of the Russian North. Russian is taught to students with any language proficiency level.

24.05.2018
The Russian north2north Mobility Partner Institution Contact Meeting, organized by the International Cooperation Office and UArctic Research Office teams at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University, took place on May 22, 2018
The Russian north2north Mobility Partner Institution Contact Meeting, organized by the International Cooperation Office and UArctic Research Office teams at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University, took place on May 22, 2018

The meeting aimed to be a contact point between Russian North2North member institutions, North2North leadership and National North2North agencies in Sweden (Swedish Institute) and Finland (The Finnish National Agency for Education).

18.04.2018
NArFU Hosts 1st Korea-Russia Workshop on Arctic Research
NArFU Hosts 1st Korea-Russia Workshop on Arctic Research

On 17-18 April 2018 NArFU hosted the 1st Korea-Russia Workshop on Arctic Research. Scientists from the two countries discussed biodiversity and energy in the Arctic and identified cooperation prospects.

12.04.2018
Student Associations of Arkhangelsk and Tromso Promote Environmental Awareness
Student Associations of Arkhangelsk and Tromso Promote Environmental Awareness

NArFU’s «Eco-University» and the youth organization «Spire» from UiT-the Arctic University of Norway have discussed waste management issues in the framework of a webinar featuring representatives of their respective universities and municipalities.

12.04.2018
Breaking Stereotypes: Journalism Students from Norway Visited NArFU
Breaking Stereotypes: Journalism Students from Norway Visited NArFU

Six students from Nord University have recently visited NArFU in the framework of the project «History of Neighbour». The project is supported by the network of journalists «Barents Press».

12.03.2018
NArFU to Host an International Youth Conference on Arctic Research

Young researchers from NArFU have won a grant for hosting the First International Youth Conference «Arctic Research: From Extensive Exploration to Integrated Development».

07.03.2018
Bibliobridge Connects Arkhangelsk and Bodø
Bibliobridge Connects Arkhangelsk and Bodø

Nikolai Danilov, an employee of NArFU Intellectual Center — E.I. Ovsyankin Scientific Library, has visited Stormen Library and Nord University Library in the framework of the project “BiblioBridge: Bridging Libraries Across Borders: Towards New Vision and Role in Society”.

02.03.2018
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov Visited NArFU
Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov Visited NArFU

During his visit to Northern Arctic Federal University on 27 February 2018, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov answered students’ questions on new technologies and expressed his support for the project of an interregional memorial event dedicated to the memory of the defenders of the Motherland.

01.03.2018
Days of the Arctic Gain Popularity
Days of the Arctic Gain Popularity

On 15 - 28 February the University hosted the traditional Days of the Arctic co-coordinated by the Russian Arctic National Park.

27.02.2018
Russian-British cooperation in Arctic research
Russian-British cooperation in Arctic research

An International conference organized at Northern (Arctic) Federal University on March 1 — 3, 2018, is the final event of the project ‘Development of the UK-Russia Arctic Research and collaboration Network", funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the UK Embassy in Russia within the UK-Russia Year of Science and Education 2017.

22.02.2018
Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health
Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health

Professor of the National Institute of Occupational Health (Oslo, Norway) and leading scientist of the mega-project of the NArFU on the development of methodology for biological monitoring of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation Yngvar Thomassen will give an open lecture - Global Warming and Climate Change's Impact on Human Health.

13.02.2018
Days of the Arctic Participants Discussed Ecological Problems of the North
Days of the Arctic Participants Discussed Ecological Problems of the North

On 15 February 2018 NArFU Intellectual Center hosted the Interregional Youth Conference “Geoenvironmental Problems of the European North and the Arctic” held in the framework of the traditional Days of the Arctic.