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Do you want to get active in APECS and be part of the APECS leadership?

Applications for the APECS Council 2021 - 2022 term - running from 1 October 2021 through to 30 September 2022 - are being accepted now!

The APECS Council has three categories of members:

  • Project Group Leaders (Application deadline extended until 22 August, 23:59 GMT, Applications for now closed)
  • Representatives from APECS National Committees and organizational members of APECS i.e., partner organizations (Application deadline extended until 22 August, 23:59 GMT, Applications open till positions filled)
  • Council Leadership (Council Co-Chairs, National Committee Coordinators, Social Media Coordinators; Application deadline 15 September, 23:59 GMT, Applications for now closed)

More information on the current and past APECS Councils, can be found on our main Council page. To find out more about what our Council members are working on, see our list of current Council project groups as well as notes from the Council meetings

No prior experience with APECS is necessary to join the Council and we encourage all APECS members to consider applying!

We are happy to let you know that the current APECS Leadership organized some training sessions for you! These shall be interesting for everyone who is very new to APECS or who considers taking a leadership role in the future or who really wants to learn how APECS works, as we really want you to take the most out of your APECS experience and involvement. A short presentation was followed by a Question and Answer session.

Getting ready for the new term in APECS

- An Introduction 
- National committees and Representatives
- Organizing online events and meetings in APECS


If you have any questions or you want any general information about the APECS Council, please contact the APECS Executive Committee and the APECS International Directorate Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
We really appreciate all our APECS volunteers and their commitments to paving the way for the future of polar research!

photo by Ekaterina Uryupova


How to apply?

Contact APECS

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

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