Mobilitetsstipend for arktiske studier på Island

Det lyses ut nye mobilitetsstipend til Island for studenter og forskere. Søknadsfrist for studenter 1. oktober 2013.

Application deadline:  1st October 2013, for the academic year 2013-2014*.

Priority will be given to mobility from Norway to Iceland in this application round.
(*the eligible period for mobility is until 30th September 2014)

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iceland and Norway signed a three year Memorandum of Understanding in Akureyri on September 29, 2011, concerning co-operation in the field of Arctic scientific research. Exchange scholarships for Icelandic and Norwegian Students in Arctic Studies are one of the key activities in this co-operation.

The scholarships in 2013/2014 will be 520€ per month for subsistence and a 1.200 € travel grant. Minimum duration is one month and the maximum duration is 12 months and can include study, research and work placement. 

The eligibility criteria are the same as for Nordplus Higher Education grants for studies or work placements, with the addition that doctoral students are also eligible for support.
Priority will be given to Master and Ph.D. students and students wishing to study at Norwegian and Icelandic universities that are members of the University of the Arctic network.

Application process
Students should hand in their signed applications to the International office of their home institution.
Following documents need to be part of the application:

  • Statement of purpose (500-1000 words) explaining the relevance of his or her planned studies or placement abroad for arctic research and education.
  • Scanned copy of approved learning agreement, at least by the home institution and preferably also by the host institution.
  • Transcript of records

For further information and application see:

The Icelandic Centre for Research (Rannís) in Iceland is responsible for the overall financial administration of the scholarship programme. The Norwegian Centre for International Cooperation in Education (SIU) will administer the process on the Norwegian side.

Sist oppdatert av Trym Holbek (11.09.2013)

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