How can we implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening? Baltic University Programme (BUP) is organizing a webinar series where these topics are discussed. The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however the webinars are open for everyone interested. Each webinar is arranged at 14–15 CET. The programme: 08 December 2020: Arjen Wals, Professor Transformative Learning for Socio-ecological Sustainability, Wageningen University, the Netherlands. 12 January 2021: Shepherd Urenje, Specialist in teacher education at SWEDESD – Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development, Uppsala university, [...]
Korkeakoulujen KEKE-foorumi kokoontui etänä 9.10.2020, järjestäjinä Oulun Yliopisto ja Oulun amk. Kokouksen esitykset ja muut materiaalit on luettavissa tämän linkin kautta.. *** Forum for sustainable development in higher education in Finland (Keke-foorumi) is meeting on October 9, 2020. Tervetuloa korkeakoulujen Keke-foorumin etäkokoukseen Ouluun 9.10.2020, klo 10.00–12.00. Järj. Oulun Yliopisto ja Oulun amk. Ohjelma (Pj. Outi Virkkula, Oamk) 10:00 Tervetulosanat, professori Elina Lehtomäki (OY) 10:05 Esittelykierros 10:15 Rehtorineuvostojen terveiset Unifin Kestävyys ja vastuullisyys -työryhmä, erityisasiantuntija Meri Löyttyniemi (Aalto yo) Arenen Kestävyys ja Vastuullisuus -työryhmä, tutkimuspäällikkö Mervi Friman (Hämeen amk) 10:45 Climate University esittäytyy, tutkijatohtori Laura Riuttanen (HY) 11:00 Oulun korkeakoulujen vastuullisuusyhteistyö (Oamk [...]
Join the BUP ONLINE student delegation to the EU's Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region! Each year the EU is organizing a forum for the Baltic Sea Region. The forum is an event where business, politics, academia, civil society and state organizations meet to discuss the future of our region. This year, the meeting is held online. BUP students at the 8th Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region in Berlin 2017. Photo: Sylwester Nagórka Aim The aim of this student event is to give students the possibility to take part in the international forum and [...]
Due to the current situation regarding the coronavirus covid-19, BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 will be POSTPONED to August 2021. More information about application deadline and other details coming up later on. The plan was for the course to start in Mariehamn, Åland Islands, on the sailing vessel, the galeas Albanus, and arrive in Visby, Gotland to connect to the BUP Symposium 2020 in Visby. Also the BUP Symposium is postponed! *** BUP SAIL for Teachers 2020 – Sustainability Applied in International Teaching and Learning Are you active and open minded, inspired for a new experience and adventure? SAIL combines teaching [...]
Due to the current Covid-19 situation, the deadlines of BUP PhD Award and BUP Mobility Grants are postponed until April 12. New dates and applications for the BUP Students Conference and EU's Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region will be posted in August 2020. We still hope that the dates for BUP Symposium 2020 will be hosted according to the plan.
During March 5-6, the second and last workshop of the course Education for Sustainable Development for Higher Education was held in Lviv, Ukraine. We had the most interesting, inspiring and fruitful days in a beautiful city. Dr Shepherd Urenje from SWEDESD introduced and led the discussion of how to continue with changes in learning. All participants presented their Change projects. Beside the class activities, we got an introduction to our hosting university, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, and made a study visit to the neighbour Lviv Polytechnic National University. I am also glad that we had time for social [...]
The Baltic University Programme’s annual student conference 2020 has the topic Sustainable Food Production in Conditions of Climate Change. The conference aims develop the participants knowledge and spark new ideas in a four-days conference in Slovakia. (13-16 of May, 2020) --> CANCELLED! NEW DATE TO COME Nitra, Slovakia Max 80 students More information and application
Join the student delegation to EU's Annual Forum for the Baltic Sea Region When? (June 15-17 2020) --> CANCELLED! WE ARE WAITING FOR A NEW DATE Where? Turku, Finland For who? Undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled at a BUP member university Every year, EU organize a forum for the Baltic Sea region. It is an event where business, politics, academia and society meet to discuss the future strategy of our region. The Baltic University Programme has the possibility to send a student delegation to take part in the forum and participate in its seminars and events. The event offers [...]
The Baltic University Programme’s Mobility Grant for Young Researchers aims to develop and strengthen the cooperation among young researchers in the Baltic Sea region. Deadline for applications: 20 March 2020. The grants is intended for researchers working with sustainable development. Open to PhD students and Postdoc scholars from BUP Member Universities. All scientific diciplines are welcomed. Two grants are given on 3000€ each. Read more about the grant at BUP Mobility Grant 2020.
The Baltic University Programme's PhD Award, is given to a PhD work that is judged to be the most qualified according to the following criteria: inter-/multi disciplinary approach, novelty, innovation, and value for promoting sustainable development. Supervisors nominate their PhD students, which must have defended their thesis at a BUP member university during the year 2019. The winner will receive a prize in the form of a diploma and a sum of up to 500€ to cover travel costs and/or accomodation for attending a research conference.For further information please see the BUP PhD Award 2020 announcement.