Korea Arctic Academy

It aims to spread knowledge on sustainable Arctic development and ocean management and promote understanding of the Arctic indigenous peoples.

Requirements for applicants

-The student should be registered at an UArctic member institution in an Arctic State for an academic degree

-The student should have finished their second year of Bachelor study

-The student is motivated to actively participate and to enhance understanding of the Arctic and Korea

Application
Please submit a CV (should include email address, study program, institution) and a motivation letter (approx. 600 words/1 page) in one file to isabelle.guissard@uit.no by 10 July 2022.

 Course framework at a glance:

Date

17 – 30 August 2022

Tuition

FREE

Organizer

Korea Maritime Institute and UArctic

Course content/Topics

Arctic-Governance, Policy, Science, International Cooperation, Indigenous Peoples, Tourism, Resources, Climate Change

Level

Introductory

Language

English

Course Type

Self-paced 

Course Format

Combination of lectures, real-time conference and Student Workshop, online

Course Completion Requirements

Attending over the 80% of online lectures, at least one online conference participation, Completion of a Student Workshop

Reward

$500 Online gift card to 5 outstanding students

Note

All students who complete the course will receive a KAA welcome Kit and a Certificate of Completion.

 

Topics

  • Arctic Policy (Norway, Finland, Canada, Denmark, U.S, Sweden, Iceland)
  • International Arctic Governance
  • Korea Arctic Policy
  • Climate Change in the Arctic
  • Arctic Society and Indigenous Peoples
  • Innovations in the Arctic
  • Arctic Sustainable Economy
  • Arctic and University Education
  • Arctic Art and Design
  • Food and Energy Security in the Arctic
  • Youth and Women in the Arctic
  • (real-time online conference) Student Final Workshop

 

Lectures of the 7th KAA

No.

Section

Subject

Speaker

Time

1

Introduction

Korea Arctic Academy

MinSu Kim, Director of Northern & Polar Regions Research Department, Korea Maritime Institute

0:30

2

Arctic Policy 1

Canada’s Arctic Policy

Ambassador of Canada Embassy in Korea

0:30

3

Arctic Policy 2

Denmark’s Arctic Policy

Ambassador of Denmark Embassy in Korea

0:30

4

Arctic Policy 3

Finland’s Arctic Policy

Ambassador of Finland Embassy in Korea

0:30

5

Arctic Policy 4

Iceland’s Arctic Policy

Magnus Johannesson, Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Iceland

0:30

6

Arctic Policy 5

Norway’s Arctic Policy

Ambassador of Norway Embassy in Korea

0:30

7

Arctic Policy 7

Sweden’s Arctic Policy

Ambassador of Sweden Embassy in Korea

0:30

8

Arctic Policy 8

U.S. Arctic Policy

Ambassador David Balton, Senior Fellow, Wilson Center

0:30

9

Arctic Policy 9

Korea’s Arctic Policy

Arctic Ambassador of Korea

0:30

10

Arctic Policy 10

International Arctic Governance

Marc Lanteigne, UiT the Arctic University of Norway

0:40

11

Sustainable Arctic 1

legal issues of Arctic marine governance

Yoshifumi Tanaka, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

0:40

12

Sustainable Arctic 2

Climate Change in the Arctic

Prof. Hajo Eicken, Ph.D., Director of the International Arctic Research Center and Professor of Geophysics and at the University of Alaska Fairbanks

0:40

13

Sustainable Arctic 3

People and Communities in the Arctic

TBD

0:40

14

Sustainable Arctic 4

Arctic Art and Design

Timo Jokela, Professor, University of Lapland

0:40

15

Sustainable Arctic 5

Arctic and Education

Paul Markusson, Professor of UiT

0:40

16

 Future of the Arctic 1

Climate and Green Technologies for Sustainable Arctic

Lucrezia Ravasio, PhD Student of UiT

0:40

17

 Future of the Arctic 2

International Arctic Scientific Cooperation

Hyung Chul Shin, Vice President of KOPRI

0:40

18

 Future of the Arctic 3

Facilitating Sustainable Economic Development in the Arctic

Mads Qvist Frederiksen, Director of the Arctic Economic Council

0:40

19

 Future of the Arctic 4

Food and Energy Security in the Arctic

TBD

0:40

20

 Future of the Arctic 5

Youth and Women for the Present and Future in the Arctic

Lisa Koperqualuk, vice president of Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada

0:40

21

Student Workshop

 

 

3:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published 23. mai 2022 - 10:07 - Updated 23. mai 2022 - 10:25