At Governance and Entrepreneurship in Northern and Indigenous Areas from UIT the Arctic University of Norway students will learn how different strategies of governance, entrepreneurship, and resource management can strengthen the position of the communities and the peoples of the region.
The program is provided through collaboration between UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT) and the University of Saskatchewan (USask), Canada. Graduates receive a joint degree from both institutions.
The GENI program’s interdisciplinary nature and varied subject matter makes it particularly ideal for enhancing your existing career in health; natural resource management; business development; youth and social work; education; and Indigenous/national/provincial/municipal government. Our online program provides the flexibility necessary for you to study and work at the same time, enhancing your existing skills and experience with complementary knowledge from experts in Norway and Canada.
- Graduate Academic Writing
- Research Methods and Indigenous Research Ethics
- Professional Communication
- Circumpolar Innovations and Entrepreneurship
- Negotiations and Consultations in Northern and Indigenous Areas
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Entrepreneurship Public Administration
- Applicants with a Norwegian study background need an average minimum grade of C or better from the bachelor’s degree to be admitted to the master’s program.
- Applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia or New Zealand need an average minimum grade of C or better or the corresponding numerical mark/percentage score in order to be considered for admission. The Canadian equivalent is 70%.
- Applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned must have an average grade of B or better, or the corresponding numerical mark/percentage score, in order to be considered for admission.
- Valid international passport
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Proof of name change
- Completion/fullfilment documentation (applicable to certain countries.)
- Statement of purpose
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 625 per semester to The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.