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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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Øystein Varpe named Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar

04.05.15

Associate professor Øystein Varpe was recently named a Fulbright Arctic Initiative Scholar together with 16 other researchers from the Arctic countries.

This initiative aims to create a network to stimulate international scientific collaboration on Arctic issues.

 

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Extended application deadline

28.04.15

There are still some available spots at bachelor, master and PhD level courses at the UNIS biology, geology, geophysics and technology departments for the autumn semester 2015.
Application deadline: 20 May 2015.

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Royal visit

22.04.15

HRH Crown Prince Haakon and HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway visited UNIS students out in the field yesterday on the Longyearbreen glacier. They also got a guided tour in an ice cave inside the glacier.

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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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