The University's ambition is to be an international leader in multidisciplinary Arctic research.

The University of Helsinki has published its Arctic Vision 2030 - a document that outlines the ambition to develop Arctic research, education, engagement and international collaboration.

Read the pdf document here.

The University's particularly strong focus areas are:

One of the five research themes of the Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science is the Arctic. The theme covers climate change, sustainability and the changing environments in the Arctic region, with the aim of bringing these thematics to practice by creating an interdisciplinary platform.