Diverse Arctic: Local Challenges – Global Changes

Diverse Arctic: Local Challenges – Global Changes
13.11.2012

Northern (Arctic) Federal University invites international students to take part in the spring semester programme “Diverse Arctic: Local Challenges – Global Changes” starting from February 2013. This interdisciplinary English-taught programme is constituted of three courses which give insights into societies, politics, history and cultures of the Arctic with special focus on the Russian North.

The programme includes following courses:

  • Crossing the Borders: Changes and Challenges of the Russian Politics in the Arctic (1990s-2000s).
  • Society, Diversity and Human Development in the High North.
  • The Arctic as an Art object.

The Northern (Arctic) Federal University is located in the North-West of Russia, in Arkhangelsk, the city which has a history of several centuries. The programme includes excursions to the most picturesque sights of Arkhangelsk region such as open-air museum of northern wooden architecture Malye Korely, Lomonosovo Village – the place where multitalented Russian scientist and researcher of the North Mikhail Lomonosov was born. Students will be able to feel the charm of the Russian winter and nature, experience the hospitality of Pomor people and take part in celebrations as Arctic Day, Russian Pane-cake week and many other exiting events.

Studies consist of different forms of work: lectures, seminars, presentations, group or individual (research) projects, workshops and screening sessions.

The content of the programme and admission rules are available on NArFU’ web page: http://www.narfu.ru/en/international/jep/

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