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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The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)Jul 29, 2021 @ 1:32pm
One reindeer, two reindeer...
Scientists from UNIS and Norsk Polarinstitutt have used drones to count reindeer in Sassendalen on Svalbard.
Read more about their fieldwork this summer:

Photo by Richard Hann

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