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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)Jan 22, 2021 @ 1:15pm
The History of Svalbard
UNIS offer the course “The History of Svalbard”. An afternoon course that runs Monday-Friday in week 4 and 5 – and this year the course is run digitally.
The course is free of charge and open to everyone. Lectures will be held in English.
Course responsible: Historian Thor Bjørn Arlov.

First lecture: Monday 25 January 2021
Time: 16:15–18:00.
Links to the different lectures are found here:
#history2021" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://www.unis.no/course/sh-201-the-history-of-svalbard/#history2021

No pre-registration necessary.
Only enrolled UNIS students can sit the exam.

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