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  • Locations: Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway;
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UAF applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

Please contact the Study Away Advisor for details on this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement: 3.25 Program Type: Exchange, north2north Exchange
Tuition Paid To: UAF Housing Fees Paid to: Directly to Host Institution
Housing Option(s): Dormitory Language of Instruction: English
Foreign Language Prerequisite: None UAA/UAS Eligible?: UAS Eligible
Program Description:
The University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) is the world's northernmost institution for higher education and research, located in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen at 78°N. UNIS offers high quality courses at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate level in Arctic Biology, Arctic Geology, Arctic Geophysics and Arctic Technology.

This program is very competitive for undergraduate students. Students must be Junior or Senior level to meet most prerequisites (at least 30 credits in the Natural Sciences, with 15 credits relating to the class topic - i.e. Biology).

Several graduate-level opportunities at the Master's and PhD level!


This program is currently not accepting applications.