Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is not a legal entity in its own right but an international network. Its APECS International Directorate is a project funded by the Research Council of Norway, the UiT The Arctic University of Norway and the Norwegian Polar Institute, and hosted by the UiT the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø, Norway. The office can apply for additional projects through UiT.

Furthermore, the "Association of Polar Early Career Scientists Norge (APECS Norge)", a registered non-profit organization (#995238586) based in Norway was set up to receive and distribute donations and other income for APECS. APECS Norge has as main activity to be a local supporter of young polar researchers in Tromsø. The association consists mainly of experienced researchers with an interest in supporting recruitment to the field in all respects. Association activities will be in accordance with the statute:

  • assisting with advice from experienced polar researchers on actions and activities conducted by APECS
  • assist the Director in APECS with help in their daily work.
  • Receive and distribute donations and income to APECS by current guidelines for donations / income

The APECS Norge has a Board of Directors consisting of 5 members.

Board of Directors

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
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Our Sponsors

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