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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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Permafrost investi- gations at 81°36’ N

19.09.14

In August a UNIS team travelled 750 km northwest by air from Longyearbyen and landed at Station Nord at 81°36’ N in Greenland two hours later.

The team’s mission was to drill two permafrost boreholes, as part of establishing permafrost monitoring at the new Villum Research Station, run by Aarhus University.

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New student hostel opened

10.09.14

The new student hostel with 88 rooms was formally opened for the UNIS students yesterday. Sandra Heldal (23) was one of the first students to move into “Sjøskrenten” student hostel. She will pay a bit more in monthly rent, but with a brand new room and own private bath, Heldal thinks it’s worth it.

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Apply for spring 2015 now!

04.09.14

Do you want to study at UNIS in spring 2015? Now is your chance!
UNIS offers 41 courses within Arctic biology, geology, geophysics and technology in spring 2015 and the online application system is now open. Application deadline: 15 October 2014.


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UNIS STUDENT MOVIE
ØVELSE SVALBARD 2014
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.

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