Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Research in Social & Human focuses on people, the people living in the polar regions either permanently or visitors who visit these regions for research or tourism.

At present we have information pages on:

Antarctic Social Sciences
Field Safety
International Polar Year
Russian Arctic
Traditional Knowledge

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Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Email: info(at)

Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGB
Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events