University of the ArcticThe NVP-Nansen summer school 2013 "Shipping in Arctic Water: The interaction of sea ice, ship technology, climate change, economy and other operational conditions" will be organized in Longyearbyen on Svalbard from 18th to 25th August. Graduate & postgraduate students are invited to submit applications for participation by 31 May 2013.

Participation is based on individual applications from Ph.D. students and Post-docs in the fields of Arctic Climate, Arctic Resources, Maritime Transport and Geopolitics. Up to 30 graduate and post-graduate students from different countries and research topics will be selected based on an evaluation of their applications.

For more information, see the Summer School´s Website. Click here to download the program.

The application deadline is 31 May 3013. Applications should be sent to with the subject: "Application summer school 2013". The selected candidates will be notified by mid-May.