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Welcome to UNIS - The University Centre in Svalbard
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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Apply for autumn 2015 courses now!

23.02.15

The UNIS application web for autumn semester 2015 is now open. UNIS offers 44 courses at either bachelor, master, or PhD level in biology, geology, geophysics and technology.


Application deadline: 15 April 2015.

See all autumn courses here


Photo: Bjørn Erik Sandbakk  

Summer school 2015: Arctic Ocean Governance as a Multi-functional Challenge

11.03.15

Application is open for the interdisciplinary PhD and Post-Doc summer school 2015: “Arctic Ocean Governance as a Multifunctional Challenge”, 2–9 August in Longyearbyen. Application deadline: 30 April 2015.
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Total Solar Eclipse in Svalbard

20.03.15

The weather was exceptional and the conditions perfect for this once-in-a-lifetime experience; a total solar eclipse in Svalbard.
Get an impression through these pictures taken by Eva Therese Jenssen.

See pictures from the eclipse here

 

 

 

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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

360° PANORAMA CAMERA
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