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From Margit.Dyrland at on 13 June 2013.

Undergraduate and graduate study opportunities at the northernmost university in the world! – The University Centre in Svalbard, Norway (78°N)

Undergraduate students are hereby invited to spend the fall term 2013 (August-December) at The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS). Extended admission is open on a first come, first served basis for the course combination:

AGF 210 – The Middle Polar Atmosphere (15 ECTS)

AGF 213 – Polar Meteorology and Climate (15 ECTS)

There are also places available on the graduate course

AGF 345/845 – Polar Magnetospheric Substorms (10 ECTS) which is an intensive Master-/PhD-level course that runs from October 21-November 22 2013. The course includes fieldwork at the Kjell Henriksen Observatory and the EISCAT Svalbard radar.

Read more about these courses and download the application form here:

There are no tuition fees, just a small fee for administration (~100$) and overnight field-work (~35$/day). Travel to/from Svalbard, accommodation and living expenses must also be covered by the students.

You can read more about studying at Svalbard (including the course program for the Spring term 2014) at

Please forward this information to anyone you think could be interested in spending some time in the land of the polar bears, learning about the science of the Arctic.

Send an e-mail to or if you have questions about the courses, admission, accommodation, life in Svalbard etc.

Best regards,

Margit Dyrland

Post Doc Fellow

Birkeland Centre for Space Science (BCSS)

The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS)

PO Box 156

9171 Longyearbyen


Mobile: +4747408987

Office: +4779023378

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