Nordic Arctic Co-operation Programme

For over twenty years the Nordic Council of Ministers Arctic Co-operation Programme has contributed to enhancing knowledge about the Arctic region. The current Nordic Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018-2021 is focused on four overall areas: People, Planet and Prosperity as well as Partnerships as a cross-cutting theme. The programme is administered by Nordregio, with one round of applications per programme years.

Call for 2021 is closed

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has closed for its applications in the open call process for the 2021 period. Applicants can expect to hear the results in late May or early June. The next open call will be announced near the end of 2021.


Find out more about the projects funded by the Nordic Arctic Co-operation Programme 2015-2021


The purpose of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018–2021 is to create sustainable and constructive development in the Arctic and for its people based on the four P’s: planet, peoples, prosperity and partnerships.