Official visits

May
06

Minister visit

6 May 2019

This weekend we had the pleasure of hosting our Minister of education and research, Ms. Iselin Nybø.

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Oct
24

Celebrating 25 years

24 October 2018

UNIS celebrated its 25th anniversary over two days with students, staff and distinguished guests.  Minister of education and integration, Jan Tore Sanner, said UNIS the last 25 years has laid a solid foundation for further development of world-class research and education.

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Aug
09

Queen Sonja presented a personal Royal gift

9 August 2018

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja visited UNIS today and presented their anniversary gift to UNIS: A graphic print made by Queen Sonja entitled “Ice cave”.

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Aug
08

Royal visit to UNIS

8 August 2018

Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway will visit the University Center in Svalbard (UNIS) on Thursday 9 August 2018 in connection with the 25th anniversary of UNIS.

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Apr
22

Royal visit

22 April 2015

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 inside an ice cave inside the glacier.

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Nov
03

Prime Minister visit to UNIS

3 November 2014

On Sunday 2 November the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited UNIS. Together with Minister of Justice, Anders Anundsen and Minister of Health, Bent Høie, she got an orientation about the UNIS HSE work and some of our research areas.

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Jun
14

High level visit from India

14 June 2013

Wednesday the Indian and Norwegian foreign ministers visited UNIS where they met our four Indian PhD candidates. – It is important to further develop the collaboration between Indian and Norwegian universities, said Mr. Salman Khurshid, the foreign minister of India.

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May
29

IPCC chair visits UNIS

29 May 2013

Mr. Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, chairperson of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), visited UNIS on 28 May to learn more about our studies and research.

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Feb
05

H.M. Queen Sonja visited the KHO

5 February 2013

Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway visited our auroral station, the Kjell Henriksen Observatory (KHO), on Friday 1 February. Together with the Governor of Svalbard she got an introduction to the aurora science performed at KHO.

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Fax: +47 79 02 33 01
E-mail: post@unis.no / webmaster@unis.no
Address: P.O. Box 156 N-9171 Longyearbyen
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