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.

Research Strategy for Antarctica

On 30 April 2024, the Polar Research Secretariat delivered a proposal for a research strategy for Antarctica on behalf of the Department of Education.

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.