2010 sep 17_arkhangelsk_n_ar_fu_uit

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Presentation by University of Tromsø rector Jarle Aarbakke and NARFU rector Elena Kudryashova on the signing of a cooperation agreement between the two universities in Arkhangelsk on September 17, 2010.

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2010 sep 17_arkhangelsk_n_ar_fu_uit

  1. 1. Historical and future cooperation between NArFU and UiT Ректор, профессор, доктор философских наук, Е.В. Кудряшова Северный (Арктический) Федеральный Университет Rektor, professor, dr. med., Jarle Aarbakke Universitetet i Tromsø Arkhangelsk, 17th September 2010
  2. 2. 20 years of collaboration in the North Pomor State University, Arkhangelsk State Technical University, Northern State Medical University, University of Tromsø • Research collaboration (approx. 100 projects) • Health Research and Education • Climate & Environment • Marine Science (Geology, Biology, Ecology) • Biotechnology / Bioprospecting • Humanities / Social Science • Neighbourly Asymmetry: Norway and Russia 1814-2014 • Indigenous Studies • Law • Art & Literature • Fine Arts • Arctic Technology • Student exchange • Complementary competence • Good personal relations • Networks • Barents region
  3. 3. Northern Arctic Federal University (Expected numbers after the merger has been completed) • 30 000 students • 177 education programs • 28 Master programs • 75 PhD and post-doctoral programs • 129 higher education professional programs • 26 secondary education professional programs • 57 professional education programs for workers • Core areas for development: • High tech, and science intensive sectors and Foreign students at NArFU, Autumn 2010 industries • Develop local infrastructure in the Arctic Angola 3 region Uzbekistan 4 • Range use of bio- resources Peru 6 • Develop Northern (Polar) medicine and health protection Tajikistan 11 • Environmental protection Nigeria 21 • Socio-economic issues in the European Others 21 North and the Arctic
  4. 4. University of Tromsø • Approx. 2500 employees • Approx. 8600 students • 100+ programmes • 110+ PhDs per year • 2 National Centres of Excellence • 3 National Centres of Research Based Innovation • 4 PhD Schools with a strong Northern Focus Foreign students at UoT, Autumn 2010 • Regional powerhouse Poland 23 • Central in the Norwegian High North Finland 27 Policy development Sweden 34 • Internationally leading in key areas Denmark 36 Germany 61 Russia 86
  5. 5. Twin Universities • Build competence in • Culture and language education and research competence • Academic mobility • Regional development • Research infrastructure • From R&D to business • Taking Northern Knowledge to the Next Level!

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