Driving all the way from Murmansk to Alta, they learned to know the north-east part of the county quite well, and during their stay an excursion to the Sami Parliament and the Sami University College was agroup shot russian studentslso included. The rest of the week was used for attending lectures on different Northern topics, a visit to the local museum and associating with other foreign students at the campus.

The students expressed enthusiasm for the program and their stay, learning more about the Norwegian part of the High North and the Barents cooperation. The visit was initiated by the Murmansk State Humanities University which had applied for, and received funding for this trip from the Barents Secretariat.