The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world’s northernmost higher education institution, located in Longyearbyen at 78º N. We provide research-based education of the next generation of Arctic experts in biology, geology, geophysics and technology.

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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

UNIS is the world’s northernmost higher education institution, located in Longyearbyen, at the High Arctic archipelago of Svalbard (78º 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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"Magical!" "Unique!" "Special!" "Eccentric!" "Quirky!"

These are just some of the descriptions of Longyearbyen. If you're coming here to study this autumn (or you're just curious about life in the Arctic), here are 11 things you should know!

Longyearbyen live – 360 degree panorama

Live web camera from the roof of Svalbard Science Centre:

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