Support for polar research

The Swedish Polar Research Secretariat co-ordinate and promote Swedish polar research.

Abisko Scientific Research Station

A research station in a subarctic environment with varied nature attracting scientists from all over the world. 

Research stations in Antarctica

The research stations Wasa and Svea in Antarctica are suitable for research in many disciplines. 

Icebreaker Oden

Oden is one of the world’s most powerful icebreakers and a premier platform for research in polar oceans.

Survey: what research needs are there in Antarctica for the next 10 years?

The Secretariat has received an assignment from the government to develop a Swedish research strategy for Antarctica. As a researcher in the polar regions you now have the opportunity to influence how the next ten years of research will be conducted.

The government is investigating possibilities for new polar research vessel

A new investigation will clarify what is needed for Sweden to acquire and operate a modern climate-neutral polar research vessel.