European research stations

Many European countries have polar research programmes and several operate research stations in Antarctica. Some of these stations are open all year round; others are summer-only research camps. Find out more about the progammes and the stations via the links below.

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Belgium, Princess Elisabeth, International Polar Foundation, Queen Maud Land

Bulgaria, St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgarian Antarctic Institute, Emona Anchorage Livingston Island

Czechia, Johann Gregor Mendel, Masaryk University, James Ross Island

Finland, Aboa, Finnish Antarctica Research programme, Queen Maud Land

France, Dumont d’Urville, IPEV (Institut polaire français), Adelie Land

France & Italy, Concordia, National Antarctic Research Program and IPEV, Dome C Antarctic Plateau

Germany, Dallmann Laboratory, Carlini Station, Alfred Wegener Institute, King George Island

Germany, Kohnen Station, Alfred Wegener Institute, Queen Maud Land

Germany, Neumayer III, Alfred Wegener Institute, Atka Bay

Italy, Mario Zucchelli, National Antarctic Research Program, ENEA, CNR, Terra Nova Bay

Netherlands, Dirck Gerritsz Laboratory at British Antarctic Survey Rothera Station

Norway, Troll, Norwegian Polar Institute, Queen Maud Land

Norway, Tor, Norwegian Polar Institute, Queen Maud Land

Poland, Arctowski, Polish Academy of Sciences, King George Island

Spain, Juan Carlos 1 & Gabriel de Castilla stations, Spanish National Research Council, Deception & Livingston Islands

Sweden, Svea, Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, Queen Maud Land

Sweden, Wasa, Swedish Polar Research Secretariat, Queen Maud Land

United Kingdom, Halley VI, British Antarctic Survey, Brunt Ice Shelf

United Kingdom, Rothera, British Antarctic Survey, Brunt Ice Shelf

United Kingdom, Fossil Bluff, British Antarctic Survey, Alexander Island

United Kingdom, Signy, British Antarctic Survey, Signy Island South Orkney Islands