High North Dialogue 2018

On April 16 – 20, 2018 the High North Dialogue 2018: Growth in the Arctic will take place in Bodø, Norway. The event will be hosted by Nord University Business School. The main topic of the event is the Arctic, with an emphasis on innovation, entrepreneurship and development.

High North Dialogue is an annual conference which brings together students, businesses, academics, policy-makers, politicians and other stakeholders to discuss and develop ideas for the future of the High North.The goal of the event is to encourage and facilitate the dialogue between all interested parties for sustainable industrial development in the High North region, exchange of information and best practices.

The working language of the Conference is English.

As part of the Conference, Nord University offers week-long courses on Arctic business and governance, including:

  • MA course titled “International perspectives on business and governance in the High North”;
  • PhD course titled “Governance in the High North: implications for Arctic private and public sector”.

Students from all over the world who are interested in different perspectives on governance and business in the High North, challenges and opportunities of exploration and utilization of the resources, social, economic and political agenda in High North, as well as on an international dialogue between interested parties concerned with High North are invited to apply.

The focus is on developing knowledge about opportunities for value creation in the High North and basic issues of High North region development based on geopolitical, economic, regulatory and stakeholders oriented approaches from national and global perspectives.

The language of instruction is English.

The course fee, the conference fee, and meals during the events will be covered by Nord University Business School. Visa and travel costs will have to be covered by students.

Application deadline is January 30, 2018.

To get more details about the Conference and the courses follow the link.

Contact details:

Elena Zhurova, adviser at the High North Center

E-mail: elena.zhurova@nord.no