The University of Akureyri is accepting applications for the Nansen visiting professorship or Nansen Research fellowship based on a
cooperation between the governments of Iceland and Norway. The Nansen Professorship in Arctic Studies at the University of Akureyri
is a tribute to the famous Norwegian polar scientist and humanist Fridtjof Nansen and is awarded for a twelve-month period, with the
possibility of an extension up to an additional year, to a scholar working on issues that bear on the legal, economic, social, political,
natural and health circumstances in the Arctic. The Nansen professor is located at the University of Akureyri and is awarded to individuals
(academic or researcher) to conduct their research on Arctic issues of common interest between Iceland and Norway.
The application deadline is September 1st, 2023