EU Arctic Information Centre initiative
Strategic impact assessment
The Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland is a significant expert institution in Arctic issues.
Global Change Research Group
studies ecological, environmental and social changes.
Sustainable Development Research Group
examines how societies and communities adapt to change. The
Northern Institute of Environmental and Minority Law
specialises in environmental issues and human rights.
The Arctic Centre provides information services both through its library and its Science Communications Unit.
The Arktikum library
is open to the public.
The Science Communications Unit
gathers and disseminates information. It maintains online services specialising in the Arctic and the Barents Region and offers numerous links to
Arctic information and organizations
Arktikum Science Centre
popularises Arctic research and science through exhibitions encouraging active participation, provides educational programmes for schools, and arranges public events. The Arctic in Change exhibition takes visitors on a trip through the fascinating Arctic telling about its natural conditions, cultural richness and modern changes.
Our Arctic Studies Program introduces students to themes and issues in Arctic research.
ARKTIS Arctic Doctoral Programme
provides research training and arranges public lectures on topical themes.
Barents Studies - call for papers
NEWS AND EVENTS
Finnish-Japanese seminar on Northern indigenous peoples
Training course for Barents journalists
New book exhibition: Barents Stories – How Do We See the Sea?
conducts internationally renowned multidisciplinary research, train specialists in Arctic affairs, and increase knowledge and understanding of northern regions and their people, with a view to promoting sustainable development in the Arctic.