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”Tromsø is a city forgreat occasions”Secretary of State Jonas Gahr Støre
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• A classical university with a wide range of subjects taught.• Merged with the Tromsø University college Jan 1 2009• 9.10...
Hugin and Munin[from the Old Norwegian ”hug” meaning mind, thought, and“minne” meaning memory, recollection.]Hugin and Mun...
The University of Tromsø is thenorthernmost university of the world.It´s location on the edge of the Arcticimplies a missi...
Hammerfest                              Alta                  Kirkenes                   Tromsø               Finnsnes    ...
http://youtu.be/1lQGAtQZX8k
Female 58 %              From abroad                 10 %         Southern       Northern          Norway         Norway  ...
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The University                                                  The Marine                                                ...
Climate change and the environment  Arctic Climate Impact Assesment, 2004: Arctic sea ice 2004 projection: Regular trans-A...
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50000       45000       40000       35000      30000       25000       20000       15000      10000        5000       ...
In cases of emergency, help can be far away            This life boat is hard to launchOutside the range of rescue helicop...
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Living in the High North                             Sustainable communities in the                                      H...
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Polar research publications,                         Norwegian universities            25                                 ...
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* 113 Russian students registered at the University of Tromsø; Fall 2011, 21 from them – exchange students;
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•Federal Programme ”World Ocean”•”State Policy of Russian Federation inthe Arctic up to 2020”•Investments to exploration o...
Would you consider studying in the               following regions?  Yes, for sure    Yes, maybe    No        I dont know ...
Would you consider studying in Nothern                   Norway?       Has been to NN                  Has not been to NN ...
Assosiasjoner                Studenter i Nord-Norge AvgangseleverHyggelige/åpne mennesker     34%                   7%Vakk...
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Det er i Nord-Norgedet skjer! Nøkkelrolleni arktisk- ogklimaforskning, storeolje- og gassfunn ognærhet til voksendemarkeder.
Bli studenti Nord-Norge !
Спасибо за внимание!   Thank you!
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
Arctic focus: What it means for teaching, research and cooperation at UiT
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    1. 1. ”Tromsø is a city forgreat occasions”Secretary of State Jonas Gahr Støre
    2. 2. 
    3. 3. • A classical university with a wide range of subjects taught.• Merged with the Tromsø University college Jan 1 2009• 9.100 students (10% from abroad)• 2.300 faculty and staff• 2,3 billion NOK (1,8 from government funding)• More than 200 study programs
    4. 4. Hugin and Munin[from the Old Norwegian ”hug” meaning mind, thought, and“minne” meaning memory, recollection.]Hugin and Munin are the names of Odin’s (theGod of Wisdom in Norse mythology) two ravensthat fly around the world every day gatheringknowledge. In the evenings, they sit on Odin´sshoulders and whisper in his ear all that theyhave seen.
    5. 5. The University of Tromsø is thenorthernmost university of the world.It´s location on the edge of the Arcticimplies a mission. The Arctic is ofincreasing global importance. Climatechange, the exploitation of Arcticresources and environmental threatsare topics of great public concern,which the University of Tromsø takesspecial interest in. At UiT we exploreglobal issues from a close-upperspective.Our region is distinguished by itsabundance of natural resources, polarproximity, multicultural communities,scattered population and major export Knowlege on top of the worldindustries. Research and education in Life in the High North is shaped bythis region is subject to an ever- wild nature, contrasting light and weather conditions, geographicincreasing internationalization. Amid distances and multiculturalism. Manynatural resources, knowledge will be of UiT´s research centres and studythe most important raw material of programmes reflect the specificthe future. character of Arctic Norway.
    6. 6. Hammerfest Alta Kirkenes Tromsø Finnsnes Kautokeino Harstad Sortland Narvik BodøMo i RanaNesna
    7. 7. http://youtu.be/1lQGAtQZX8k
    8. 8. Female 58 % From abroad 10 % Southern Northern Norway Norway 20 % 70 % Male 42 %
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    10. 10. The University The Marine Research Institute The Northern Research institute The Polar Research Institute Akvaplan-niva18
    11. 11. Climate change and the environment Arctic Climate Impact Assesment, 2004: Arctic sea ice 2004 projection: Regular trans-Arctic shipping by 2090-2100 2007 projection: Regular trans-Arctic shipping by 2050
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    13. 13. 50000 45000 40000 35000 30000 25000 20000 15000 10000 5000 0 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Total 25368 29991 25663 29974 32590 44298 44684 48448 Boats 29 25 22 28 28 34 29 30 Passengers visiting Svalbard. The trend is comparable in Antarctica, Greenland, Alaska and Canada
    14. 14. In cases of emergency, help can be far away This life boat is hard to launchOutside the range of rescue helicopterIceclassed ships may be far awayThe ”hospital” on Svalbard has 8 beds, some of which may be in useThe temperature and weather will reduce survival time significantly Norvald©Kjerstad
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    17. 17. Living in the High North Sustainable communities in the High North  the economy of Arctic communities and regions  self-governance  well-being in Arctic communities Ice and climate  Remote sensing of the cryosphere  Ice shelves and ocean interactions  Long-term Sea ice variability Biodiversity under change 24 – 29 January 2010www.arcticfrontiers.com
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    19. 19. Polar research publications, Norwegian universities 25 22 % of the national total in 20 Norway.” (Source: NIFU STEP)Share (%) 15 10 5 0 UiT UiB UiO NTNU UNIS Andre UoH University
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    21. 21. * 113 Russian students registered at the University of Tromsø; Fall 2011, 21 from them – exchange students;
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    24. 24. •Federal Programme ”World Ocean”•”State Policy of Russian Federation inthe Arctic up to 2020”•Investments to exploration of naturalresources, environmental research, naturemanagement, Arctic technology andtransport.
    25. 25. Would you consider studying in the following regions? Yes, for sure Yes, maybe No I dont know East 44 33 16 7West 27 44 19 10South 18 45 23 15 Mid 24 37 31 9North 8 26 48 18
    26. 26. Would you consider studying in Nothern Norway? Has been to NN Has not been to NN 11Yes, for sure 5 30 Yes, maybe 22 41 No 54 18I dont know 18
    27. 27. Assosiasjoner Studenter i Nord-Norge AvgangseleverHyggelige/åpne mennesker 34% 7%Vakker natur 30% 15%Midnattsol 27% 15%Mørke/mørketid 26% 10%Kaldt/kulde 22% 44%Natur 20% 9%Snø 13% 11%Vinter, lang vinter 9% 5%Nordlys 9% 6%Fjell/vidde 8% 2%Fisk/fiske 8% 15%Samer 4% 12%Langt unna/langt nord 3% 14%Tynt befolket/få mennesker 2% 8%Øde/usentralt/lite 2% 8%Dialekten 1% 9%
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    29. 29. Det er i Nord-Norgedet skjer! Nøkkelrolleni arktisk- ogklimaforskning, storeolje- og gassfunn ognærhet til voksendemarkeder.
    30. 30. Bli studenti Nord-Norge !
    31. 31. Спасибо за внимание! Thank you!

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