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north2north: University of the Arctic student mobility program

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 north2north is a mobility program offered from the University of the Arctic (UArctic). UArctic is a network of universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations involved in education and research within and about the North.
Participating universities and colleges are located in Canada, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States.

In addition to the north2north mobility program, UArctic also offers other mobility opportunities for students. Monitor the following webpages for more information on any additional opportunities offered through our UArctic partnership.

Mobility Scholarships            Summer Exchange Programs


Program Details

  • Eligibility

    To be a north2north student, you must:

  • How to apply

    Outbound students

    If you are a current Ontario Tech student interested in pursuing an exchange through the north2north program:

    1. Contact us at to express your interest in going on exchange through north2north.
    2. Apply for an outbound exchange by following the steps listed.
    3. Apply for north2north funding.

    Inbound students

    If you are a student from another UArctic institution participating in the north2north program, and you would like to come to Ontario Tech on exchange:

    1. Contact your home institution to express your interest in going on exchange through north2north.
    2. Your home institution will need to nominate you for an exchange to Ontario Tech, by following our inbound exchange process.
    3. Apply for north2north funding by contacting your home institution.
  • Important dates
    Exchange nomination deadlines

    Visit the following link to view the nomination deadlines depending on which institution you plan to participate in a north2north exchange.

    north2north funding deadlines

    The availability of grant funding and deadlines to apply, varies depending on which country you choose to participate in a north2north exchange. See the below Funding information section for more information.

  • Required documents
    1. Motivational Questionnaire or Motivation Letter.
    2. Transcript.
    3. Two choices of institutions you wish to attend.
    4. Application form (dependent on the grant/country). 
  • Funding information

    Visit the How to apply for a north2north grant page for more information on who can apply, what the funding helps to cover and tuition fee information.

    Important dates for north2north grant applications:
    • Application deadline: February 15
    Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands
    • Nomination deadline: February 15
    • Acceptance decisions released: March 1
    • Funding decisions released: March 20-30
    Finland and Norway
    • Nomination deadline: February 18
    • Application deadline: February 25
    • Acceptance decisions released: End of March
    If you are a student from Sweden interested in attending Ontario Tech on exchange, please contact your home institution for more information on north2north scholarship opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Note: Information is subject to change based on north2north guidelines.