The Institute for Northern Culture holds
internationality as the starting point for its operation. After all, the
Institute works in the Barents region.
The central aim of the Institute for
Northern Culture is to
develop and coordinate art and culture studies on
three different educational levels.
task of the Institute for Northern Culture is a truly interesting and
challenging opportunity to develop the connections and the future of cultural
education and cultural life.
The Institute for Northern Culture is a network consisting of three educational levels and cultural actors. Cultural production and heritage are being developed by the network. The network develops vitality and well-being in Lapland through cooperation between education, research and artistic activity.
The core of the Institute is composed of the Faculty of Art and Design at the University of Lapland, the Business and Culture education at Lapland UAS and the Culture education in the Vocational College Lappia.
The network partners of the Institute are the Lapland Institute for Tourism Research and Education, the Lapland Centre of Expertise for the Experience Industry, the Sámi Cultural Centre, the culture institutes in the Barents region, libraries, archives and museums on northern cultural heritage as well as other cultural actors and service users in Lapland.