Links to general informaton on education and research in the Barents region


EU and research


Publications and journals

Links to the publication databases or lists of publications for individual universities and research institutes are listed with them.




Portals, educational materials and link lists


Other links 

  • - searches specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research.
  • Aleksanteri institute - is affiliated with the University of Helsinki and operates as a national centre of research, study and expertise pertaining to Russia and East Europe, particularly in the social sciences and humanities. The institute co-ordinates and promotes cooperation and interaction between the academic world, public administration, business life and civil society in Finland and abroad.
  • Nordregio - A centre for research, education and documentation on spatial development, established by the Nordic Council of Ministers.
  • Research news from
  • Articles about Swedish research
  • The Knowledge Foundation - Sweden, goals are to promote research and postgraduate programmes, competence development in industry and school development and IT
  • The foundation for strategic environmental research - supports strategic environmental research with a long-term perspective, aiming to solve major environmental problems. The main part of Mistra‚Äôs funding is focused on broad-based interdisciplinary programmes.  Sweden 
  • Nordic Energy Research  - focuses on the following areas: Integration of the energy market, Renewable energy sources, Energy efficiency, The hydrogen society and Consequences of climatic change on the energy sphere.
  • International Union Forestry Research Organisations - IUFRO