Learn more about EU-PolarNet – The world’s largest consortium of expertise and infrastructure for polar research, representing 22 research institutions from 17 European countries.

Arctic Circle Assembly

EU-PolarNet is hosting a session on "Research for societal benefit: Where polar research can make a difference" during this year's Arctic Circle Assembly. Furthermore we are co-convening a session with the Framcenter called "And action! Moving beyond benevolent rhetoric in stakeholder engagement". Get more information here.

We are hiring!

Are you EU-PolarNet's new communications officer? Join an international team of polar experts and be part of the most exciting phase of our project: The development of an Integrated European Polar Research Programme. The position is based at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany. Click here to learn more about the position.

Arctic Biodiversity Congress

During the Arctic Biodiversity Congress in Rovaniemi, AMAP and EU-PolarNet organised their last joint Stakeholder Workshop. The workshop focused on research needs on Arctic biology and terrestrial ecosystems. Learn more about the workshop.

EU-PolarNet Policy Briefing

The 2nd EU-PolarNet Policy Briefing "Key changes in the Polar Regions that call for European action" took place 26th September 2018 in the European Parliament in Brussels and was co-organised with the EP Intergroup on "Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development". Learn more about the event and have a look at the programme.

White Paper Summary

Fifty polar experts ranging from senior and early career researchers, representatives from indigenous peoples, industry, policy and NGOs jointly worked on the development of five polar white papers of high societal relevance. The summary of these white papers is now online.

AOS Statement

The EU-PolarNet consortium submitted a statement for this year's Arctic Observing Summit on "The SDGs and the Arctic: The need for polar indicators", which is based on one of the EU-PolarNet white papers. Click here to read the entire statement.

The EU Arctic Cluster

The currently funded Horizon 2020 Arctic projects together build the EU Arctic Cluster – a network, which merges the most up-to-date findings on Arctic change and its global implications. Learn more about the cluster's objectives and its participating projects.

Ground of Story: Polar Research - A film by the Parlamentarium

Get to know us

The EU-PolarNet consortium is on YouTube

Curious about the EU-PolarNet consortium members, about why the polar regions matter to Europe and news from our events? Then visit our YouTube channel.

EU-PolarNet has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 652641.