Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

International Arctic Social Sciences Association
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Polar Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Arctic
  • Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)
  • Scientific Network
The IASSA aims to promote and stimulate international cooperation and to increase the participation of social scientists in national and international Arctic research. IASSA is governed by an elected eight-member Council and a General Assembly consisting of all members having paid their membership. There is a General Assembly every three years during the International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) organized by IASSA. Between the General Assemblies IASSA is run by a Secretariat.

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
Email: info(at)

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