The world’s climate is changing, particularly in the Arctic. Here, the changes will not only affect local communities, permafrost and ecosystems; they will have an impact on the rest of the world. The Arctic plays a special role in the global climate system, and the University of Helsinki is very proud of its versatile and mu...

The Call for Abstracts for the UArctic Congress is now open until March 16, 2018. We welcome submissions to more than fifty science sessions to be held in Oulu from September 5 and concluding in Helsinki on September 7, 2018.

When I was growing up, the University of Oulu was a natural choice for a place to study. During my master studies, I saw the fast development of the ‘miracle of Oulu’, which was a name for rapid development of electronics and ICT-industries in Oulu. At the same time, I witnessed a decline in mining and forest cluster industri...

The new portal at congress.uarctic.org will be continuously updated with new information as we get closer to the second UArctic Congress, organized in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on September 3-7, 2018.




The University of Oulu and the University of Helsinki are excited to invite you to the second UArctic Congress, September 3-7, 2018.