It's only a few days until UArctic Congress 2018, where over 600 participants from nearly 30 countries are gathering together to discuss topical Arctic issues and network with colleagues. The Congress will take place in Oulu and Helsinki, Finland on September 3-7, 2018.

In honour of the UArctic Congress 2018 in Finland, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Think Company are gathering together students interested in the Arctic to plan a meaningful event, campaign or a project that will efficiently communicate Arctic opportunities and challenges to other people. Application deadline is August 19.


The UArctic Congress 2018 side events allow members and partners of UArctic to share ideas and have more in-depth discussions around specific topics. Most side events are also open to all interested Congress participants.


Building on ongoing academic efforts to better understand gender in the Arctic, “Women of the Arctic” seeks to carve out a non-academic space for women and girls who work on or live in the Arctic to explore the roles and contributions of women to northern policy-making, research, exploration, art, activism, and daily life.

University of Helsinki and Helsinki Think Company are gathering together students interested in the Arctic to plan and carry out a meaningful event, campaign or a project that will communicate Arctic opportunities and challenges. International application deadline is on July 29.



In honour of the UArctic Congress 2018 in Finland, University of Helsinki and Helsinki Think Company are gathering together students from all over the world interested in the Arctic and it's current situation to plan a meaningful event, campaign or a project that will efficiently communicate Arctic opportunities and challenge...


Nearly all parts of the Science Section of the UArctic Congress 2018 (September 3-7, 2018 in Oulu and Helsinki) have been added to the online program, including plenary keynotes and parallel sessions. There is also a new Program Overview page available, which allows you to search the full program as well as filter by day or e...