Arctic Logistics UTFORSK-project

Project title

Logistical and environmental management of natural resources, development, and transportation in the Arctic area (Arctic Logistics)

Project objectives

Establishment of sustainable Norwegian-Russian collaboration in education and research within Arctic Logistics

Project educational and research activities

- joint research-based MSc course on Arctic Logistics taught at Molde University College
- joint Summer schools on Arctic Logistics organized at Gubkin University of Oil and Gas
- joint research workshops on Arctic Logistics
- guest lecturing and joint supervision of students on Arctic Logistics and related topics
- publications and participation in scientific conferences

Arctic Logistics project aims in

- building competence in Arctic Logistics in Norway and Russia
- strengthening long-term academic and research collaboration
- strengthening connections between higher education and research
- increasing quality and internationalization of study programmes
- increasing mobility of students
- increasing involvement of students in R&D projects with enterprises in industry and public sector

Arctic Logistics as an interdisciplinary subject incorporates

- energy logistics
- transport economics
- social economics
- offshore field development
- environmental and emergency preparedness logistics
- decision choice and system analysis
- data analysis and information technologies