Faculty of Sports, Tourism, and Social work

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Faculty of Sports, Tourism, and Social work is managed from Alta and has activity both on campus Tromso, campus Alta , campus Kirkenes , campus Harstad ( from 01/01/16 ) and at Svalbard. Departments belonging to the faculty are; Department of Child Welfare and Social Work , Department of Tourism and Northern studies and the Sports Academy .

Our staff have their core competance in the fields of social studies , Arctic tourism , arctic outdoor activities, sports, media production and Northern areas .

The faculty focuses particularly on the northern regions, both in the programs taught and the research projects. We strive to be ambitious, generous and very close to the north. We will constantly strive for new goals , in close and open interaction between students, staff and community.

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ERC Synergy Grant re-launched The ERC Synergy Grant scheme, which ran under two pilot calls in 2012 and 2013, will be re-launched in the ERC Work Programme 2018. The aim of Synergy Grants is to address ambitious research questions that can only be answered by the coordinated work of a small group of two to four principal Investigators and their teams, bringing together their complementary skills, knowledge and resources in unprecedented ways.
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