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International Arctic School, Winter 2021


POPs and Chemicals of Emerging Arctic Concern (CEACs) in the Arctic under Climate Change


Note: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Arctic School, Winter 2021 with be open on web (IAS-HIT-eWinter2021), and provide on line courses in digital form to students in China and around the world.The IAS-HIT-eWinter2021 is free for all students.


  Once in the environment, POPs and CEACs disperse into air, water, soils and sediments in the Arctic, and can be taken up by Arctic biota.  Many of the processes that determine the environmental fate of POPs and CEACs and their potential for uptake and bioaccumulation in food webs can be influenced by climate change. 

  As young generations and future elites in different disciplines and fields from China and the eight Arctic countries, our goals on the Arctic are to understand, protect, develop and participate in the governance of the Arctic. To understand human health in the Arctic is the important step to reach the goal.

  Sponsored by the International Program Office, Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), The 2021 winter School will be held on line by the International Arctic School, HIT (IAS-HIT) on the topic of “POPs and Chemicals of Emerging Arctic Concern (CEACs) in the Arctic under Climate Change” during January 4-17, 2021.

  The teachers of the IAS-HIT-ewinter2021 will come from the Arctic countries and China, and students will be from China and other countries worldwide, the 8 Arctic countries in particular. The teaching courses will consist of core courses and lectures. 

  The IAS-HIT is a subsidiary body of UArctic-HIT Training Centre, the first UArctic regional center outside the eight Arctic countries.

Who can participate? 

This Winter School invites graduate students from universities worldwide who love and care the Arctic and intend to achieve relevant scientific knowledge of the Arctic. 

The following eligibility criteria apply:

   1) This program is open to graduate students of all academic backgrounds;

   2) The student is motivated to enhance understanding and friendship among the students from different countries;

   3) The student must have sufficient knowledge of English, both oral and written, for academic studies.

The graduate students who are interested in attending the IAS-HIT-ewinter2021 can apply by providing a short CV (about 200 words including email address and telephone number) and filled the “Application Form”. The documents must be send to

IAS-HIT-eWinter2021_Application Form.xls


Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China

UArctic-HIT Training Centre, the University of the Arctic (UArctic-HIT-TC)

Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU)


Norwegian University of Life Sciences & University Center in Svalbard, Norway

North-Eastern Federal University, Russia

Please send the “Application Form” to

Contact personsLiu Liyan, Jiang Siling