Cooperation in the Barents Euro-Arctic Region From the Conference of Foreign Ministers on Cooperation in the Barents Euro-Arctic Region The environment Economic co-operation Scientific and technological cooperation Regional infrastructure Indigenous peoples Human contacts and cultural relations Tourism Signing of Kinkiness Declaration Norway, 11 January, 1993 The Kinkiness Declaration
Barents cooperation: what was in it for us in the 90-s? Gateway to Europe Renewal of historical interest (Pomor trade) Democratic and humanistic values Learning a new culture People-to-people contacts Transfer of new knowledge/ competence Arkhangelsk universities turned to be the engines of cooperation
University cooperation: the first steps 1993, April – Pomor university- University of Tromsø: international conference in Arkhangelsk -establishment of the Norwegian-Pomor University Centre -- teaching Norwegian in Arkhangelsk -student exchange -BEAR Working Group on education and research -Cooperation agreements between PSU, ASTU, NSMU and Northern-Norwegian universities and university colleges Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Johan Jørgen Holst at the opening ceremony at the Norwegian-Pomor University Centre in Arkhagelsk Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrey Kozyrev at the opening ceremony of the first Russian- Norwegian conference "Cooperation in the Barents Region"
NSMU Соoperation between NSMU and UiT Bilateral exchange program between students- since year students of the faculties of general medicine, pediatric and medical prevention faculties take part in it.
Аrkhangelsk International school of public health ISPHA Was estanlished in 2006 due financial support of cooperation program in Barents Euro- Arctic region in healthcare field The only public health school in Russia, ASPHER member Joint Master program Master of Public health First graduates- in 2009
ISPHA-EPINOR: A possibillity in the making EPINOR Established as a PhD-program and a post-graduate school in 2007 at the Institute of Community Medicine, UiT Main focus: Epidemio-logical methods, bio-statistics and the special health challenges of the high north
Internationalization of universities Transfer of knowledge and competence Learning of new academic culture and system
Constructing partnership – developing cooperation on different levels –University of the Arctic: cooperative network of universities, colleges, and other organizations committed to higher education and research in the north, sharing resources, facilities and expertise to build post-secondary education programs that are relevant and accessible for northern students –Norwegian Cooperation Program with Russia: support long-term collaboration in higher education and research between universities, university colleges and research institutes in Russian and Norway - Barents Euro-Arctic Regional cooperation: promote people-to-people contacts and economic development and creates good conditions for interregional exchange in many different fields
13 Rostov Krasnoyarsk Vladivostok Kazan Arkhangelsk Yekaterinburg Jakutsk – established federal university (2) – federal universities under establishment (5) Stavrop ol Kaliningra d – federal universities to be established (2) Network of Federal Universities
Federal universities: what`s different? Offer innovative educational programs integrated into international educational space Way to modernization of higher education Close connection of education, research and business Integration between different sectors for regional development
Arctic Frontiers Lomonosov-Nansen seminar the 300 th anniversary of multitalented Russian scientist MIKHAIL LOMONOSOV the 150 th anniversary of Norwegian scientist and diplomat FRIDTJOF NANSEN the 100 th anniversary of the first Antarctic expedition Young researchers from NArFU : We are responsible for the sustainable development of the Arctic in the future
NArFu and the university of Tromso- twin-Universities
Through cooperation agreement to the action plan 2011
Opening of Norways honorary consulate in Arkhangelsk
Strong Northern research focus Oil & gas fields development Arctic continental shelf Geological-and-geophysical investigation of external border of Russias continental shelf in the Arctic Ocean Increasing production of marine bio-resources in the Arctic The Northern Maritime Route Quality of life and safety
Development of new fields of research: Centre of space monitoring, research centre for collective use