NArFU International Projects Overview

International Projects under European Union Programmes

Others grants and funds:

Online Joint degree bachelor programme : “Sustainable Service Management in the High North”

Project objectives: to develop an international degree programme that will educate graduates with an entrepreneurial, yet sustainable mind. More precisely this means to develop a joint, online Bachelor degree that fosters such development in the High North.
Project period: 2018-2019

UNITWIN/UNESCO Network on Teacher Education for Diversity and Social Justice

Project objectives: promoting social justice and inclusion by acknowledging that a consistent and qualified teacher workforce integrated into the community is critical to the learning of students, the sustainability of schools, and the vitality of communities
Project period: 2018-2019

Building NGO-university-local community partnerships for climate awareness, community adaptation and resilience

Project objectives: to build partnerships between NGOs, universities, local and indigenous communities to raise awareness about climate change and to find solutions for adaptation and resilience.

Project duration: 2019- 2021

Raising awareness on climate change among young people of Russian Barents Sea regions

Project objective: to increase awareness on climate change among the society of Russia’s Barents Sea region, given its immense vulnerability towards climate change. The action will provide science based and up-to-date information on climate change for teachers, pupils, university students and interested youth in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Murmansk Oblast and Nenets Autonomous Oblast.

Project duration: 2019-2021

Development of think tank functions of the Northern Dimension Institute

Project duration: 2019-2021

Project objective: The NDI Think Tank Action is designed to enhance genuine regional cooperation in the Northern Dimension area through science diplomacy, capacity building and people-to-people contacts.

Teaching of contemporary English literature in Russian Universities

Project duration: 2013-2019

Project objective: integration of modern texts in the educational process.


ASIAQ – The Arctic Science IntegrAtion Quest

Project objective: To realize jointly advance research and education for a sustainable Arctic of six universities from three continents and four countries (Russia, Japan, USA and Sweden).
Project duration: 2018-2020

German language – the first as second foreign language

Project objective: development of interest to German language learning.

Project duration: 2017-2019  

Interpretation of orally generated speech

Project objectiveCooperation in the field of creation the online packages and web-site for interpretation of orally generated speech from German to Russian language and further program location on Moodle-platfrom

Project duration: 2017-2020

Amicus Curiae: professional development and training of new lawyers

Project objectives: professional development and training of new lawyers

Project duration: 2016 — 2019

French language in Arkhangelsk and Russian language in Mulhouse

Project objective: Scientific-educational cooperation in the field of teaching Russian and French languages

Project Financierer:  Université de Haute-Alsace (France)

Project duration: 2013-2019

Good Practice Recommendations for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Public Participation in EIA in the Arctic

Project objective:

To provide an Arctic-specific EIA tool that can be applied in the vulnerable and changing Arctic environment, taking into account the indigenous peoples and other inhabitants living there.

Project Financier: Finnish Ministry of the Environment

Project duration: 2017-2019

Adapt Northern Heritage/Adapt northern cultural heritage to the environmental impacts of climate change and associated natural hazards through community engagement and informed conservation planning

Project objectives:  

-To develop procedures for risks and vulnerabilities assessments and sustainable adaptation planning of historic places and to make the procedures accessible through online software;

-To produce a select adaptation action plans to demonstrate how the environmental impacts of climate change and associated natural hazards can be integrated into conservation planning;

-To create a network for stakeholders concerned with the conservation of northern cultural heritage in the context of a changing climate to contribute, engage, learn and network.

Project duration: 2017-2020

Teacher Education for Social Justice and Equality in the Arctic (2017-2019)

Project objective: The project will focus on knowledge exchange around inclusive and effective practices, such as Arctic pedagogy that incorporates indigenous pedagogical practices; innovative approaches to education in sparsely populated areas; community-based education; using technology to enhance participation and agency; and pedagogical models for multi-modal and digital environments.

ROSEnet: Reducing Old-Age Social Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy

Project duration: 2016—2020

Project objective:  

To overcome fragmentation and critical gaps in conceptual innovation on old-age exclusion across the life course in order to address the research-policy disconnect and tackle social exclusion amongst older people in Europe.

Arctic Biomonitoring Laboratory

Direction of scientific research:

Development of methodology for monitoring, assessment, prediction and prevention of risks associated with the high level toxic polluting substances transfer via biological pathways. These substances can accumulate in the food chain and spread in Arctic ecosystems.

Project duration: 2017-2019


MEDIA≡H / Medienprojekt Archangelsk-Halle

MEDIA≡H ist eine interkulturelle Initiative, die von Studierenden unterschiedlicher Fachbereiche der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg und der Nördlichen (Arktischen) Föderalen Universität (NArFU) in Archangelsk getragen wird und sich deshalb als eine interdisziplinäre und selbständig arbeitende Projektgruppe versteht.

Project duration: 2004-2019

More about the sea. From North to North: port, navigation, transportation of goods, shipbuilding, seaweed production

Project objective:  

  • To promote knowledge of Russian and German northern territories

Project duration: 2017-2022

Supervision education in Russia

Project objective: Development of supervision system in Russia and education of  assisting professions specialists 

Project duration: 2011-2023


Aflatoun: Child Social and Financial Education

Project objectives:  

  • To ensure access to child-centered Social & Financial Education, testing  of the  course “Aflatoun: Child Social and Financial Education” (an open classroom, workshops, class hours), 
  • To adapt suggested educational and methodical materials to Russian standards, requirements.
Project duration: 2013-2022

Program TEMPUS:

Actions of Lifelong Learning Addressing Multicultural Education and Tolerance in Russia

Rendering support to the Russian higher education modernization, development of higher education institutions as long-life learning centers. The focus of the project is aimed at studying migration, intercultural communication and human rights, in order to raise the level of tolerance towards people of immigrant’s background and other minorities.

Achieving and Checking the Alignment Between Academic Programmes and Qualification Frameworks

The ALIGN project seeks to enhance the intelligibility, consistency and transferability of qualifications through development and implementation of mechanisms for HEis to achieve alignment with QFs (qualification frameworks) and for EQAs to check such alignment.

Elaboration of Qualification Framework for Land Management Studies at Russian Universities

Objectives:  Enhancement of quality and relevance of higher education in Russian Federation and increasing convergence with EU developments through elaboration of qualifications frameworks.

Implemented Projects »

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19.06.2012 Outcomes of BCBU+ first stage described as successful
15.06.2012 Balkan Region’s practices will be applied in the development of Barents Tourism Action Plan
05.06.2012 NArFU lecturers took advantage of another possibility to advance professional qualification offered by Kolarctic BCBU+ Programme
11.05.2012 Key function of the universities in the development of strategic Barents Tourism Development Action Plan
01.03.2012 NArFU to Develop a New International Master Programme
31.01.2012 Intensive course ‘English for International Lecturers’ has started in the M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University
24.01.2012 BCBU Programme lecturers take part in the English language course
14.12.2011 Barents Cross Border University Development Plus/BCBU+