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Arctic Summer School
From Monday 29 July 2019
To Thursday 15 August 2019
Location Yakutsk , Russia

The Arctic Summer School is hosted by the North Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk. This is a great opportunity to learn and experience first hand Arctic region expertise from a multidisciplinary standpoint: from courses on folklore to a practical crash-course in the diamond industry. Besides, the school also offers educational eco-tours to the world’s most famous locations and marvels such as the Lena Pillars (Lena Pillars Nature Park is listed as UNESCO World Heritage site.), glacier of Lake Buluus, together with Kyuryulyur Waterfalls, the Permafrost Museum, , and many more other unique sights.

Application Deadline: June 28

Why one should consider:

  • Experts with local and international experience of teaching in the top world universities (University of Cambridge, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of California, Berkeley)
  • Learn the way Climate Change influences nature and people (reindeer-husbandry) of Yakutia
  • Gain knowledge of survival in the Arctic wilderness
  • Get your perspective on gold, oil, and diamond-mining in the time of technological innovations and environmental awareness

Budget, Transportation, and Accommodation:

Neat and modernized dorms, as well as guesthouses, are going to be provided as well as transportation and some meals. A one-time tuition fee of 950 euros covers all.

For the detailed schedule information and further inquiries: Please contact, the senior coordinator of the branch office of the University of Arctic in Yakutsk, Ms Veronika Postnikova This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Monday 29 July 2019

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