University of Tromsø - The arctic university of Norway

Local nameUniversitetet i Tromsø - Norges arktiske universitet
LocationTromsø, Norway

The University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway is the world's northernmost university. Located in the city of Tromsø, Norway, it was established in 1968, and opened in 1972. It is one of eight universities in Norway. The University of Tromsø is the largest research and educational institution in northern Norway. The University's location makes it a natural venue for the development of studies of the region's natural environment, culture, and society.

The main focus of the University's activities is on auroral light research, space science, fishery science, biotechnology, linguistics, multicultural societies, Saami culture, telemedicine, epidemiology and a wide spectrum of Arctic research projects. The close vicinity of the Norwegian Polar Institute, the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research and the Polar Environmental Centre gives Tromsø added weight and importance as an international centre for Arctic research.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Tromsø

Official Website https://uit.no/startsida

Email postmottak@uit.no

Phone +47 77 64 40 00

Address 21 Muninbakken, Tromsø 9019, Norway

Coordinates 69°40'57.066" N 18°58'23.436" E

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