Call for applications is open: "Russia in the Arctic Dialogue" PhD School at NArFU

Northern (Arctic) Federal University (Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia) invites PhD students to participate in the International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” (April 5 - 11, 2019) - a side event of the V International Arctic Forum “Arctic: Territory of Dialogue”.

The aim of the International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” is to provide young researchers from Arctic and non-Arctic countries with the knowledge about the Russian Arctic Strategy and large-scale projects and facilitate international collaboration in studying and discussing contemporary issues of the Arctic region in global context. Russian and foreign high officials and speakers of the International Forum are invited for keynote lectures and discussions.

The School participants will discuss a vast scope of current issues of the Arctic: northern governance and economies, environmental challenges, Arctic law, life of the local communities, human adaptation and international cooperation in the Arctic. Please find more information about the programme on the School web-page.

Language of instruction: English

Eligible participants: PhD students from Arctic and non-Arctic countries, and international PhD students studying at Russian universities.

Financing: Participation fee is €350: that covers airport/in-city transfers, information package, course materials, accommodation in double rooms at student residence hall, meals within the programme schedule and cultural programme. Travel to/from Arkhangelsk and visa costs are covered by participants.

Apply before October 30, 2018!

Fill in the application form and provide your CV and thesis abstracts


School coordinators

Ms. Ekaterina Shiman, Director of International Academic Mobility Centre, NArFU

Ms. Tatiana Khairova, Deputy for International cooperation, NArFU Higher School of Economics, Management and Law

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the organizers:

tel. +7 (8182) 21 89 27, e-mail