Apply now for the 2016 Arctic Summer College! 

Ecologic Institute US and Ecologic Institute Berlin are now accepting applications until May 29, 2016, from motivated students and professionals passionate about the people and the environment of the Arctic. 

Through this one-of-a-kind 8-week virtual campus, participants from around the world learn about contemporary issues affecting the Arctic and engage in discussions with experts, exchanging views and creating a lively learning environment. The curriculum focuses on climate change adaptation, natural resource management, biodiversity protection, environmental governance, energy policy, security, and human health.

The College provides opportunities to develop academic skills, broaden professional and academic networks, and engage with policy and thought leaders working every day on the critical issues facing the Arctic.

This year, we are offering two tracks to choose from: Arctic Summer College for Students and Arctic Summer College for Professionals, each tailored to best benefit the participants. 

Both programs offer: 
To learn more about each track and begin your application, follow the link below to your preferred program. 

Application for Arctic Summer College for Students: 

Application for Arctic Summer College for Professionals: 

Application deadline: May 29, 2016

For questions about the application process, write to . To learn more about past programs, visit
We look forward to receiving your application.

The Arctic Summer College Team 

Ursula Heidbach

International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

Telegrafenberg A43, 14473 Potsdam, Germany

Secretariat +49-331-2882214

Direct +49-331-2882213

Fax +49-331-2882215

The review of the SAON task on Community-based monitoring and Indigenous knowledge in a Changing Arctic has now been finalised:


Dear PAG members, friends and associates,

I am pleased to share with you the final version of the 2016 PAG spring meeting minutes at Fairbanks, Alaska.

On behalf of PAG Chair, Sung-Ho Kang, I’d like to extend sincere thanks to all meeting presenters and participants for making the meeting a great success.

Along with the meeting attached, the presentation slides from the meeting are all  available on the PAG website:

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me anytime.

We will be in touch with you in the coming months about the next Fall meeting in Tsingtao.

All the very best,

PAG Chair

Sung Ho Kang


Division of Polar Ocean Environment

Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)

26 Songdomirae-ro Yeonsu-Gu, 21990 Incheon, Korea

Office +82-32-760-5332

Mobile +82-10-4142-8839<>

PAG Secretary

Somang Chung

Somang Chung

Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI)

Arctic Research Center

Tel: +82-32-760-5612




The International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) seeks an Executive Secretary to direct the IASC Secretariat, to guide IASC activities and to manage IASC finances.

For more information please see the job announcement under

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