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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world's northernmost institution for higher education and research, located in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen at 78°N. UNIS offers high quality courses at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in Arctic Biology, Arctic Geology, Arctic Geophysics and Arctic Technology.
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Public lectures on polar bears, governance and science in Svalbard

30.07.15

Next week the Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research will host a series of public lectures at UNIS.

Over three nights the public can learn more about the conservation of polar bears, the Svalbard Treaty and science in Svalbard.

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UNIS Annual report 2014

26.05.15

During the past year, UNIS has taken new steps towards achieving its overall goal of being a leading international centre for Arctic studies.
599 students from 44 countries took courses at UNIS in 2014, which represents an increase of more than 100 students compared to the previous year
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Read the full annual report here (PDF)


 

New Master in Cold Climate Engineering

22.05.15

A new master opportunity has been launched by DTU Technical University of Denmark, NTNU in Norway and Aalto University in Finland.

The 2-year MSc programme will include a semester of studies in Svalbard or Greenland.

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Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System
UNIS CO2 LAB

TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE
20 MARCH 2015

KJELL HENRIKSEN OBSERVATORY
(Aurora station)

SPEAR RADAR

BIRKELAND CENTRE for SPACE SCIENCE

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Realtime weather data and downloadable historical data.

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ANNUAL REPORTS

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