Ilisimatusarfik educates for both the private and public labour market, and does research and programmes within humanities, social and health science.
Ilisimatusarfik highly prioritises cooperation with the outside world, locally as well as internationally.
Ilisimatusarfik wishes to bridge the university world with the business community and the public sector, because in a collaboration between the sectors, everyone is contributing strong professionalism and combining new thinking and innovation in a fruitful system.
Ilisimatusarfik is an arctic university that creates knowledge and innovation in a region developing rapidly. Broadly, deeply and across: Through research, education and cooperation Ilisimatusarfik is Shaping the Arctic.
Come and listen to some of the authors present their research results
This interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral, international conference considers the economic and developmental advantages and disadvantages faced by microstates, island territories, and arctic regions, exploring theory, empirically grounded best practice, and political-economic strategy
Ilisimatusarfik student Tukumminnguaq Nykjær Olsen won a competition organized by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
The Greenlandic sled dog culture is unique in the world, but it is changing. The number of sled dogs decreases. In the 1990s there were more than 30,000 sled dogs - in 2015 there were less than 15,000 left. Many are worried about its future
Ilisimatusarfik has just published a new version of our popular series of Greenlandic culture and social research
The book about our journalist programme ”Kalaallit Nunaanni tusagassiornermik ilinniartitsineq 1982-2017 – Journalistuddannelsen i Grønland 1982-2017” is now available for purchase at the reception at Ilimmarfik
Welcome to another edition of our newsletter Ilisimatusarfik news - shaping the Arctic
On 29 September 2017, we marked our foundation with our traditional annual celebration
This year, Ilisimatusarfik celebrates the 35 year anniversary for the Greenlandic journalist education - of which the last ten years have been as part of University of Greenland
Students from the teacher programme exhibit a series of paintings at Ilinniarfissuaq - which they have made with their guest teacher Henrik Saar
On 09 September, an exam in field work took place for seven teacher students. It is the first time that the natural science field work has been assessed with an exam
On 01 September 2017, Henriette Nolsøe Rosing joined as new university director at Ilisimatusarfik