UArctic Membership Structure
UArctic has two membership categories: Arctic Members and Non-Arctic Members. Within each membership category there are also two member types: Higher Education Institutions and Other Organizations.
Participation and Representation
Appointed individuals from member institutions and organizations form the Council of UArctic, and all members can appoint up to two persons to represent their institution on the Council of UArctic.
Membership Eligibility Criteria
In acting on all applications for membership, the Council is guided by certain criteria, such as demonstrated commitment to the UArctic's mission and values, and ability to actively contribute to the development of UArctic and its joint programs and research representation in the North.
All UArctic members have certain responsibilities regarding participation at meetings, reporting on activities, and paying the annual membership fee.
Resignation and Removal of Membership
Any member may resign from the UArctic network by notifying the Council of UArctic. In addition, members can be removed if they fail to meet their obligations.