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 networking, [...]
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 an [...]
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.
Baltic University Programme welcomes two new member universities in Finland; Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) and Åland University of Applied Sciences. These two are now also members of the BUP Finland's total of nine university members. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (Satakunnan ammattikorkeakoulu, SAMK) offers both Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programmes taught in English. At SAMK one can study to become an expert in business, engineering, health care, maritime management and tourism. Satakunta UAS web page https://www.samk.fi/en/# Åland University of Applied Sciences (Högskolan på Åland) UAS offers degree programmes in Swedish in business administration, navigation, hospitality management, engineering (marine, [...]