Arctic Centre improves comprehensive understanding of the Arctic through research and science communication.
Our strength is in a unique combination of high quality research and capability to share knowledge with the public and decision-makers.
Our locally, regionally and globally relevant research is a combination of human, social, legal and natural sciences.
Through Arktikum Science Centre and science communication activities we can increase knowledge and understanding of the Arctic.
In a dialogue with stakeholders, we can find solutions to environmental and societal problems.
Arctic Centre is part of the University of Lapland and Lapland University Consortium (LUC) and implements the strategy of LUC 2030.
We work for a comprehensive understanding of the Arctic to advance a sustainable world.
We are a global forerunner in Arctic research and science communication in social, political and environmental issues.
INDEPENDENT – We conduct independent and critical research and science communication.
RESPONSIBLE – We advance sustainability in society through our own activities. Our work is socially and environmentally responsible.
INCLUSIVE – We maintain a supportive, fair, creative and transparent working community and have constant interaction between our different functions.
RELIABLE – We are a committed and reliable collaboration partner, in constructive dialogue with our partners and stakeholders.
MULTICULTURAL – We are an international work community with local, national and global networks.
Research: We remain strong on high-quality Arctic research in social, political and environmental issues.
Science Communication: We develop our science communication actions to be more influential nationally and internationally.
Human Resources: We improve our capacity to do high quality research and science communication.
Stakeholders: We develop new ways to work with stakeholders through dialogue.
Finance: We strive for a strong and diverse funding base.