ArcticDefinitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More Floating University is an annual scientific and education marine expedition, which brings together young people and researchers in order to study the Arctic.

Expedition Organizers: Northern (Arctic) Federal University; Roshydromet; Russian Geographical Society

Expedition Dates: June 22 – July11, 2019

Expedition Duration: 20 days

Expedition Route: Arkhangelsk – “Kola meridian” transect – Barentsburg (Spitsbergen) – Longyearbyen – Pyramid – Nu-Alesund – Nu-London – Admiralty peninsula (Novaya Zemlya) – Arkhangelsk (as agreed with organizers, corrections can be made upon request of participants before expedition)

Expedition participants: 60 people (students, post-graduate students, research fellows of both Russian and foreign scientific and academic institutions)


Application Deadline: 15 December 2018


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