Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


With the successful operations of CNARC fellowship program for the past five years, CNARC Secretariat is about to launch its Fellowship Program for Year 2019 – 2020. In this new round of application, fellowships shall be granted to 2 Nordic and 2 Chinese fellow candidates respectively, to advance their own research project that falls on CNARC’s research priorities or the themes of the 8th China-Nordic Arctic Cooperation Symposium (CNACS) to be held in Umeå in 2020, for a 1-2 month period in an institute within CNARC’s network.

Fellow candidates are supposed to submit their application no later than Oct 15th, 2019 along with a recommendation letter from a CNARC Member Institute to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Successful candidates shall choose to conduct the fellowship during the following period: December 1st 2019– June 30th 2020.

Also, CNARC is seeking an experienced professional as Secretary-General of the organization (Nordic national). This position involves close liaison and coordination with CNARC’s member institutes as well as the Nordic embassies and consulates based in Shanghai and Beijing. Enquiries and application to Dr. DENG Beixi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and the closing date for the application is October 15th, 2019.

Relevant to researchers associated with:

Nordic member institutes:

    Arctic Center, University of Lapland (Finland)
    Fridtjof Nansen Institute (Norway)
    Icelandic Center for Research (Iceland)
    Nord University
    Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (Denmark)
    Norwegian Polar Institute (Norway)
    Swedish Polar Research Secretariat (Sweden)
    The Arctic University of Norway - UiT (Norway)
    The University of Akureyri (Iceland)

Chinese member institutes:

    Dalian Maritime University
    Ocean University of China
    Polar Research Institute of China
    Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    Shanghai Ocean University
    South China Business College
    Tongji University

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