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.
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.
The decision concerning the University’s membership of ASRTU was made following the visit of NArFU delegation to Harbin and Beijing in November 2018.
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».
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.
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).
Representatives of the Nenets Autonomous Region, headed by the Acting Governor Alexander Tsybulsky, on April 29 got acquainted with the research infrastructure of the university and discussed prospects for cooperation with the leadership of the university.
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.
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.
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».
«This laboratory has prospects for expanding the scope of research» - Grigory Trubnikov assessed the laboratory of Arctic biomonitoring in NArFU
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Grigory Trubnikov visited the new and updated NArFU research centers. The guest was particularly impressed work of the staff of the Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory.
Young researchers from NArFU have won a grant for hosting the First International Youth Conference «Arctic Research: From Extensive Exploration to Integrated Development».
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”.
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.
On 15 - 28 February the University hosted the traditional Days of the Arctic co-coordinated by the Russian Arctic National Park.
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.