Zackenberg Research Station

Zackenberg Research Station is an ecosystem research and monitoring facility at Zackenberg (74º28’ N, 20º34’ W) in Northeast Greenland 25 km north-west of Daneborg. A branch facility is situated at Daneborg.

Zackenberg is coordinated with the monitoring programme Nuuk Basic in West Greenland.  

Zackenberg is owned by The Government of Greenland and is operated by the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University. The work at Zackenberg is coordinated through the programme Zackenberg Ecological Research Operations with the following institutions as partners:

The work at Zackenberg is carried out through means funded by:

In addition to individual research projects and programmes a comprehensive environmental monitoring, Zackenberg Basic, is operating at Zackenberg.

For further information on issues relating to the research, monitoring and logistics at Zackenberg Research Station please contact the Zackenberg secretariat at


2018.01.04 | Research news

Going to ZERO Zackenberg or ZERO Daneborg in 2018?

Apply before 25 February 2018. For more information about the procedure, see under Zackenberg/Access. Looking forward to seeing you there!

2017.01.27 | Research news

First biology field course at Zackenberg – apply NOW!

Please visit the web site for further information

2016.12.05 | Research news

INTERACT call for 2017-2018

INTERACT Transnational Access Call is open for s/s 2017 and a/w 2017/2018. The call for applications is open until 18 December 2016.