Umiujaq Research Station


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The CEN is currently in the process of selling this station, and a new one will be built and ready in 2025. The few reservations available for the summers of 2023 and 2024 will be limited to CEN members. Please contact the CEN Secretariat for more information.

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Umiujaq Research Station

The Umiujaq Research Station is owned and operated by the Centre d'études nordiques (CEN) whose secretariat is based at Laval University, Quebec, Canada. This station is part of the CEN Network. The station is administered in partnership with the community of Umiujaq.



Umiujaq is served by the commercial airline Air Inuit. Marine transportation is available twice a year. Access to the territory is possible by charter flight (seaplane and helicopter).


The facilities have a 24 hours a day electrical and solar power supply, running drinking water and is heated with oil. Garbage collection is done frequently. Containers are available for this purpose. Recycling collection is not offered.

Address and Contact

256 et 257 rue Hudson Road
Case postale 2243
Umiujaq, Québec,
J0M 1Y0

Tél. : (819) 929-3319 ext 227

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