Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGBThe main costs associated with running APECS comes in supporting our International Directorate Office. APECS is very grateful for the support provided by its current and past Directorate sponsors. Below is some information to help you learn more about these great organizations and the opportunities they have for early career researchers:

Main APECS Directorate Location

From February 2017 until January 2022, the APECS International Directorate Office with the APECS Executive Director and APECS Administrative Assistant are funded and hosted by the generous support of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research. The office is housed at the AWI location in Potsdam, Germany.


Other Locations

European Commission LogoUiT logoINTERACT LogoApplicate logoFrom October 2017 until June 2019, an APECS Project Officer will be hosted by UiT The Arctic University of Norway at its Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics in Tromsø, Norway and funded through the two EU Horizon 2020 projects INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) and APPLICATE (Advanced Prediction in Polar regions and beyond: modelling, observing system design and LInkages associated with a Changing Arctic climaTE). This position is responsible for UiT and APECS tasks as part of these two projects, and helping with other activities in the APECS International Directorate.

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
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Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events