BUP Annual Report 2019
The BUP Annual Report 2019 is now ready for download.
Welcome to one of the biggest academic networks in the world - the Baltic University Programme (BUP)! The Programme has for 28 years been active in the drainage area of the Baltic Sea Region - promoting openness, internationalization, mobility and cooperation among universities in the region.
The main aim is to support building strong regional educational and research communities. Since the start BUP has gathered over two hundred universities in the region and eased cooperation and friendships between students, researchers and academic teachers.
From the Introduction by BUP Director Madeleine Granvik.
Find the BUP Annual Report 2019 on our page with Annual Reports and learn more about all the actvities carried out by the BUP and its member universities during the year 2019.
News from 2020
The BUP PhD Award 2021 is open for nomination
The Baltic University Programme (BUP) PhD Award for best thesis, supports high quality research promoting sustainable development in a Baltic Sea region context. The award is established in two research areas; Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering, as well as Social Sciences and Humanities.
The Baltic Science Network (BSN) Mobility Programme for Research Internships, BARI, continues in spring 2021
BARI offers research internships with appropriate academic training across the Baltic Sea Region to Bachelor and Master students with interest in Life Sciences, Photon & Neutron Science and Welfare State.
Extended deadline for Special issue "Challenges and Possibilities for Sustainable Development in a Baltic Sea Region context"
We have extended the deadline for submission of papers to the journal Sustainability, Special issue "Challenges and Possibilities for Sustainable Development in a Baltic Sea Region context.
2nd International Educational Methodological Conference
International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University invites researchers to the 2nd International Educational Methodological Conference; Environmental Education and Sustainable Development. Conditions, Purposes, Issues and Prospects.
Special issue of Sustainability completed
The special issue of Sustainability entitled "Environmental Education for Sustainable Development", is now completed with 23 full papers. This Special Issue document and promote scholarly research and projects that show how environmental education can help towards the implementation of sustainability efforts.
The BUP Newsletter 63 is published
In the BUP Newsletter, issue 63, you can read about:
Call for Expressions of Interest- Green Deal Call on "Restoring biodiversity and ecosystem services"
The Baltic University Programme Research and Publication Office and The European School of Sustainability Science and Research (ESSSR), are asking for expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations, which may wish to contribute to this project.
We "fuel" the future - Offshore Wind Energy contest
The Maritime University of Szczecin invites students and PhD students to an international contest "Trends and development visions for offshore wind farms" organised by The Maritime University of Szczecin and the Marshal's Office of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship toghether with Polish Wind Energy Association
Book of Abstracts
The Book of Abstracts from the BUP Symposium 2020 is now available for download and read more about some of the latest sustainability research from the Baltic Sea Region.
Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness: Towards Smart Manufacturing and Services in Europe
SGH Warsaw School of Economic invites BUP partners to 14th Annual International Conference on Innovation and Competitiveness: Fostering Innovation and Competitiveness: Towards Smart Manufacturing and Services in Europe, which will take place online on 16 October 2020.
Challenges by cultural and sport mega-events: Socio-economic and ecological perspectives
Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad, Russia) would like to invite all its BUP partners to take part in the International Conference “Challenges by cultural and sport mega-events: Socio-economic and ecological perspectives”, which will be held on December 17-18, 2020 in Kaliningrad.
New Participating Universities
The Baltic University Programme is delighted to announce that we have two new participating universities: V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine and Medical University of Gdansk in Poland.
Scientific conference of PhD. Students - Online
Slovak University of Agriculture and the Baltic University Programme invites PhD students to attend the within the fields of biology, agronomy, food technologies and landscape architecture.
BUP PhD Thesis Award winners 2020
The announcement of the winners of the BUP PhD thesis award, has been published in the BUP Newsletter. There, we proudly presented the winners of the BUP PhD thesis award 2020. The winners of the PhD Awards 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. Read their abstracts in our Research Notes Letter.
Baltic Maritime Forum 2020
Invitation to take part in the annual VIII International Baltic Maritime Forum, October 5-10, 2020 in Kaliningrad at the premises of Kaliningrad State Technical University and Baltic Fishing Fleet State Academy.
Conference: Rights and Recognition in the Baltic Context
The 14th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (CBSE) “Rights and Recognition in the Baltic Context” June 3–5, 2021, Uppsala University, Sweden
Winners of the BUP Mobility Grant 2020
Liliia Hrytsai from Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland is the winner of the category Social Sciences.
Jenna Senecal at SLU, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden is the winner in the Natural Sciences category.
Baltic Sea Region: Cooperation Without Limits?
International Research Seminar
«Baltic Sea Region: Cooperation Without Limits?»
Motivated PhD Candidate Wanted
The Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland is seeking a motivated PhD candidate to join the project “Climate crisis: a new paradigm for addressing minimization of plastic harm in the era of COVID-19 pandemic”
New Issue of the BUP Research Notes
We are very pleased to announce that the main part of this issue builds on published research articles submitted to us by researchers at BUP Member Universities.
How Have Your working Circumstances Changed?
Invitation to take part in a study on how the pandemic affects our work as researchers at the universities.
COVID-19: Invitation to take part in 3 studies
COVID-19: Invitation to take part in 3 studies: impacts on sustainability teaching, research and consequences of social isolation.
BUP Annual Report 2019
The BUP Annual Report 2019 is now ready for download.
New Member University: Belarusian State Agricultural Academy
We have the pleasure to welcome a new university in the network of BUP member universities: Belarusian State Agricultural Academy.
BUP Newsletter no. 61
Welcome to issue no. 61 of the BUP Newsletter.
CLIMATE2020 - Worldwide online climate conference
Worldwide online climate conference from 23rd to 30th March 2020 is now in full swing.
Call for Papers: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Invitations for new contributing authors from the Baltic.
BUP Teachers Course 2019-2020 almost finished
During March 5-6, the second and last workshop of the course Education for Sustainable Development for Higher Education was held in Lviv, Ukraine.
Two New Member Universities
We have the pleasure to welcome two new universities in the network of BUP member universities: Klaipeda University and Baranovichi State University.
Call for papers: Sustainability
Special issue: Environmental Education for Sustainability.
Manuscript deadline: 1 May 2020.
Summer Academy for Young Professionals
Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP) Baltic Sea Region and Eastern partnership countries.
Deadline: 11 March 2020.
13th Annual Baltic Sea Forum of Finland
The Centrum Balticum Foundation organises the 13th annual Baltic Sea Forum of Finland in Turku on the 15th of June. This year the forum deals with the geopolitics, the internal security and the forest industry.
The BUPRaP Office: Invitation for Expressions of Interest
Invitation for Expressions of Interest to Host the 3rd World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research, April 2021
The "World Symposium on Sustainability Science and Research" series started in 2017, based on the perceived need to explore and present concrete case studies which illustrate how Sustainability Science and Research can help to achieve the many goals listed in the document "Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development".
Updated Map of the BUP Member Universities
An updated version of the map of the BUP network of universities is now available.
20200212 BUP PhD Award 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.
Book of Abstracts 2019
Oral presentations given at
The Baltic University Programme
VII PhD Students Training
24th - 28th November 2019
BUP Mobility Grant 2020
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.
Research Notes Letter 1/2020The first BUP Research Notes Letter of 2020! This is the third volume that we are happy to share with you. It contains a lot of new research findings within the BUP Member Universities, besides abstracts we have included the thesis summaries of last year’s winners of the BUP PhD Awards.
Call for Papers: Innovations and Traditions for Sustainable Development
The growth of digital technologies in all areas of educational, scientific and industrial activities should be accompanied by appropriate innovations in personnel training, taking into account the rapidly changing situations in both the economy and the financial sector on a global scale. The sustainability of development on a global, national and regional scale largely depends on the balance between social, economic and environmental processes. This is especially true in countries with different objectives for the near- and medium-term development.
BARI mobility programme offers internships in the Baltic Sea Region
BARI Mobility Programme is directed to three fields: Life Sciences, Photon/Neutron Science and Welfare State. The fields are not defined more exactly, so they can be interpreted broadly.
Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision
The Faculty of E-Learning Technologies and Humanities of Riga Technical University is organizing the 4th international scientific conference “Meaning in Translation: Illusion of Precision” that will be held in Riga from 27 to 29 May 2020. This time the focus is on Translation Studies in the Era of Digital Humanities.
Impact of private & public law on international business activity
Invitation and call for papers to the conference "Impact of private & public law on international business activity" to be held in Gdansk, on April 17th, 2020.
Environmental Education for Sustainability
Open Access Journal "Sustainability"- Special Issue "Environmental Education for Sustainability"
HAW Summer School 2020
POSTPONED UNTIL SUMMER 2021.
Are you a young researcher at the beginning of your academic career and focus on sustainable energy or are you doing your PhD on this topic? Are you located at a higher education institution in the Baltic Sea region? Do you have a solid scientific expertise / background but would like to enhance your teaching skills because you have to fulfill a teaching obligation?
CLIMATE 2020 Online: Invitation for Reviewers
For CLIMATE 2020, the 7th on-line climate conference to be held from 23th-30th March, 2020 we are looking for expert reviewers.
Slovakia holds the BUP Precidency
Slovakia will hold the BUP Presidency the first half year of 2020.