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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
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022 03/01/2022 TBA TBA
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 03/15/2022 TBA TBA
Spring 2023 09/30/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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!

 
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