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Institute for Northern Culture

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 S├ími 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.