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BUP PhD Annual Award 2017

BUP PhD Award 2017The Baltic University Programme Annual Award - PhD Thesis in 2017

The Baltic University Programme (BUP) award for PhD thesis supports high quality research promoting sustainable development.

The BUP award is a distinction given to the author of what is judged to be the most qualified PhD work defended at any of the member universities belonging to the Baltic University Programme according to the following criteria: inter-/multi disciplinary approach, novelty, innovation, and value for promoting sustainable development. Any author that has defended his/her PhD thesis during 2016 and 2017 can be nominated. PhD thesis in all research fields, are welcome. Those having a focus on the Baltic Sea Region will be given priority in the assessment process.

New deadline for nominations: 30th September 2017.
The nominations should be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
For further information please see below or download the Announcement pdf.
Please see also the list of BUP Member Universities.

 

Award Regulations:

1. The BUP award is a distinction given to the author of what is judged to be the most qualified PhD work defended at any of the member universities belonging to the Baltic University Programme according to the following criteria: inter-/multi disciplinary approach, novelty, innovation, and value for promoting sustainable development. Any author that has defended his/her PhD thesis during 2016 and 2017 can be nominated. PhD thesis in all research fields, are welcome. Those having a focus on the Baltic Sea Regionwill be given priority in the assessment process.
 

2. The winner will receive a prize in the form of a diploma and a sum up to 500 Euro to cover travel costs and/or accommodation for attending a research conference. In addition, BUP will also cover travel costs and accommodation for presenting the research during one of the BUP events in 2017/2018. Travel- and accommodation expenditures funded by this grant must be paid with invoice by the Baltic University Secretariat. Please observe that expenditures paid directly by the applicant will not be reimbursed.
 

3. Candidates nominated for the award must meet the following criteria:

  • The thesis was defended in 2016-2017;
  • Candidates must be nominated by a supervisor/s.

4. Applications for the BUP PhD Award must contain:

  • The candidate’s CV;
  • Diploma for the PhD defence, including the title of the thesis and date of the defence;
  • An electronic version of the PhD thesis (thesis written in English or any language of the BUP member states will be accepted);
  • An electronic version ofany published articles based on the thesis;
  • A 5-page summary of the PhD thesis in English (for theses written in English as well as for those in other languages);
  • Copies of the thesis reviews, if available;
  • Support letter from the supervisor of the thesis

5. The nomination of the supervisor/s must include arguments for each of the following criteria:

In what way/s is the nominated thesis strong in the sense of:

  • inter-/multi disciplinary approach
  • novelty
  • innovation
  • promoting sustainable development
  • focus on the Baltic Sea region

6. Selection of the winners will be carried out by a Scientific Committee appointed by the Board of BUP. The thesis will be assessed out from the following criteria:

  • inter-/multi disciplinary approach
  • novelty
  • innovation
  • promoting sustainable development focus on the Baltic Sea region

7. The deadline for applications for the BUP prize is 30th September 2017.
 

All electronic documents must be properly named (including the title of the document as well as name of the applicant) and sent by the deadline to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

 

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