Bodø in spring. Photo: Kent Even Grundstad

The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) is governed by an elected eight-member Council and a General Assembly consisting of all members having paid their membership.

There is a General Assembly every three years held during the International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) organized by IASSA.

Between the General Assemblies IASSA is run by a Secretariat.


IASSA members' Working Groups:

Gender in the Arctic Working Group 

Justice in and for the Arctic Working Group

Extractive Industries Working Group

Contact Information

IASSA Secretariat

Nord University
Universitetsalleen 11
P.o. Box 1490
8049 BODØ

Phone:  +47 75 51 79 91

Contact information



Information on previous IASSA Secretariats can be found at the IASSA history page.


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