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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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Midterhuken, Svalbard. Photo: Eva Therese Jenssen

 

Apply for autumn 2015 now!

23.02.15

The UNIS application web for autumn semester 2015 is now open. UNIS offers 42 courses at either bachelor-, master- or PhD level in biology, geology, geophysics and technology.

Is you want to spend an unforgettable autumn in Svalbard, then check out our course offerings below.
Application deadline: 15. April 2015.

See all autumn courses here


 

New student hostel in Svalbard

23.02.15

Today, the Ministry of Education and Research unveiled extra funding for student housing in Norway. The funding includes a brand new student hostel with 80 units in Longyearbyen.
– This is great news, says UNIS director Ole Arve Misund.

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UNIS students are ‘go’ for Rocket Launch

20.02.15

AGF-304/804 Master and PhD students provided radar support for the University of Oslo scientific sounding rocket ICI-4 mission last night. The rocket was launched successfully from Andøya Space Centre at 23.06 local time.

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Find information about how to become a student at UNIS

UNIS STUDENT MOVIE
SIOS
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

WEATHER
Realtime weather data and downloadable historical data.

VACANT POSITIONS

ANNUAL REPORTS

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