One of CIRFA’s key activities is the education of Bachelor and Master students and PhD candidates, who are well prepared for entering into both research and industry positions as skilled and knowledgeable professionals.

Research-based education within CIRFA and UiT`s Earth Observation group takes place in the office as well as in the field, and is supported by workshops and seminars. If you are interested in pursuing an internship, study project or Master thesis with us, get in touch with one of our professors or the leaders of the work package that is most relevant for you. We can customize a project to your interests and background. A list of possible Master thesis proposals is available here.

The Faculty of Science and Technology at UiT the Arctic University of Norway offers a specialization in Earth Observation and satellite remote sensing. An overview over study programs, courses and seminars is available here.

PhD candidates and program

CIRFA has a highly international group of PhD candidates, coming from diverse backgrounds in academia or industry. CIRFA`s network provides opportunities for research visits and fieldwork. PhD candidates are encouraged to join regular group meetings and conferences, outreach activities and organize the annual Young Scientist Forum. Find more information about pursuing a PhD at UiT`s Faculty of Science and Technology here. Available positions are announced on Jobbnorge.

Many graduates continue as postdocs, researchers or Earth Observation experts within the CIRFA consortium.

Young Scientist Forum in 2020. Image credit: Renathe Ovesen.