News from 2023 BUPRaP doctoral fellowship <p>In the coming year, we will offer the opportunity for a limited number of PhD students from central and eastern European countries (Czechia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine) to be a part of a funded fellowship for up to 12 months.</p> Tue, 12 Dec 2023 08:39:00 GMT 2023-12-12T08:39:00Z 100 participating universities and record applications <p>We are happy to announce that The Baltic University Programme (BUP) now has over 100 participating universities! The Programme is growing like never before and this year we have reached record levels regarding the number of applications for our events and more people than ever are involved in, contributing to, and following our development.</p> Fri, 08 Dec 2023 08:03:00 GMT 2023-12-08T08:03:00Z The BUP announces Master Thesis Training <p>The event provides an opportunity for master students to gain additional supervision from an expert on their thesis, develop connections with students from all around the Baltic Sea Region, and become better acquainted with academic perspectives.</p> Thu, 30 Nov 2023 13:57:00 GMT 2023-11-30T13:57:00Z New educational and pedagogical opportunity <p>As part of the BUP's work with education and teaching, the BUP&nbsp;invites colleagues to become part of an online educational working group that is interdisciplinary and intercultural in-nature. The group will consist of teachers and specialists from within sustainability science and work broadly with using,&nbsp;evaluating, updating and&nbsp;supplementing the BUP Course Platform.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Nov 2023 09:47:00 GMT 2023-11-23T09:47:00Z New Centre Director in Latvia <p>We welcome Laura &Scaron;tāle,&nbsp;Head of the&nbsp;International&nbsp;Partnership Unit at Riga Technical University as our new Centre Director in Latvia. Laura&nbsp;shares with us some thoughts about her new position as well as her past experiences that can benefit her work.</p> Wed, 22 Nov 2023 08:32:00 GMT 2023-11-22T08:32:00Z The BUP announces supervisor training programme <p>Starting on 5 December the BUP will host a free&nbsp;online training programme series that aims toward enhancing and developing the participant's supervisionary pedagogies. This series is for those who want to learn with others in an interdisciplinary and interregional environment and get some more support regarding supervision.</p> <p></p> Mon, 06 Nov 2023 08:31:00 GMT 2023-11-06T08:31:00Z Highly appreciated RESCUU Boot Camp <p>Last week saw the completion of the second student Boot Camp within the RESCUU project. Students at BUP participating universities in Ukraine participated in this event that was hosted by the&nbsp;National Technical University of Ukraine &ldquo;Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute&rdquo;. In total seven projects were presented&nbsp;and the students were supported and guided by experts.</p> Tue, 31 Oct 2023 08:16:00 GMT 2023-10-31T08:16:00Z The BUP announces student organised conference <p>The Baltic University Programme (BUP) and the University of Ostrava are pleased to announce an upcoming student conference: Environment and Well-being: a joint venture of technology, sciences, and humanities. The student conference will take place between&nbsp;<em>6-9 December</em>&nbsp;in Ostrava, Czech Republic and will be based in this fascinating city as well as its surroundings.</p> Thu, 12 Oct 2023 07:32:00 GMT 2023-10-12T07:32:00Z The BUP PhD Award 2023 winners <p>We proudly presented the winners of the BUP PhD Award 2023: Joao Paulino Pires Eustachio in the research area Social Sciences and Humanities and Ramin Moghadasi in the research area Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering. The winners receive a prize in the form of a diploma and support of up to a maximum of 1000 Euro for either attending a scientific conference or publishing in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.</p> Wed, 11 Oct 2023 12:30:00 GMT 2023-10-11T12:30:00Z Attend the BUP Symposium as a listener <p>All at BUP participating universities are welcome to attend the BUP Symposium as listeners.&nbsp;The Symposium will feature oral presentations from researchers from BUP participating universities in the Baltic Sea Region and&nbsp;a session&nbsp;that focuses on future research collaboration and projects.</p> Mon, 09 Oct 2023 12:50:00 GMT 2023-10-09T12:50:00Z New BUP book published <p>We are happy to share with you that we have now published a new book: Re-thinking the Baltic Sea Region: trends and challenges.&nbsp;This book has been created within the project Digital at Home which has focused on the internationalisation of higher education, aiming at rethinking the concept of internalisation and how it is being conducted in education at universities.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Oct 2023 12:13:00 GMT 2023-10-09T12:13:00Z BUP Course Platform kick-off <p>The BUP Coordinating Secretariat is very happy to invite all to a kick-off meeting for the BUP Course Platform to be held on Monday <em>16 October</em> at 14:00 (CEST). At the meeting you can learn more about our&nbsp;courses that&nbsp;are created as free massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are unique in that they focus on sustainability in a Baltic Sea Region context.</p> Mon, 11 Sep 2023 08:00:00 GMT 2023-09-11T08:00:00Z Research Notes Letter vol. 6, issue 1 <p>We present the Research Notes Letter&nbsp;vol. 6, issue 1 that includes abstracts on some of the most recent publications concerning the Baltic Sea Region and our ten BUP themes. This issue contains 14 scientific abstracts on current research conducted at&nbsp;BUP participating universities.</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2023 09:03:00 GMT 2023-08-17T09:03:00Z RESCUU networking workshop <p>The BUP calls for colleagues to join&nbsp;this networking workshop that will be dedicated to the update of the ongoing research on assessing the consequences the Russian military aggression on Ukraine&rsquo;s environment. The second session will be in the form of the networking event.</p> Fri, 11 Aug 2023 07:16:00 GMT 2023-08-11T07:16:00Z Applications open for PhD Students Training <p>The BUP is pleased to announce the 10th BUP PhD Students Training&nbsp;which will take place <em>22-26 November</em> at Ł&oacute;dź University of Technology in Poland.&nbsp;The training&nbsp;is a fantastic opportunity for PhD students from all over the Baltic Sea Region to come-together, network with each-other and become acquainted with other scholarly perspectives, in a stimulating academic environment.</p> Mon, 31 Jul 2023 11:31:00 GMT 2023-07-31T11:31:00Z Winner of the BUP Mobility Grant 2023 <p>We are happy to announce that&nbsp;Tamari Mumladze from&nbsp;Kaunas University of Technology and the project​ &quot;Sustainable Technical Solutions for Plastic Waste Management during Activities Controlled by Municipalities (TechPlastControll)&quot; has won the&nbsp;BUP Mobility Grant 2023. The project&nbsp;aims to address the challenges of plastic waste management and pollution reduction in the municipalities of the Baltic States' big cities.</p> Tue, 18 Jul 2023 07:17:00 GMT 2023-07-18T07:17:00Z New BUP Student Representative elected <p>The students attenting the Student Conference have elected a new BUP Student Representative. There were four candidates and after the closed voting the participating students elected&nbsp;Niumi Dissanayake from&nbsp;Riga Technical University in Latvia as the new Student Representative.</p> Thu, 25 May 2023 06:30:00 GMT 2023-05-25T06:30:00Z Applications open for Research Networking Workshop <p>For this workshop, our Ukrainian colleagues call for teachers and scholars&nbsp;from other countries to support with&nbsp;research methods as well as introduce&nbsp;the topics of ecological damage, environmental restoration, and post-disaster recovery of Ukraine into educational programs as more specialists will be needed after the end of the war.</p> Mon, 15 May 2023 07:19:00 GMT 2023-05-15T07:19:00Z Welcome to apply to the BUP Teachers’ Course <p>The BUP Associated Secretariat in Finland proudly announces the BUP Teachers&rsquo; Course 2023&ndash;2024! The course aims to improve the implementation of Agenda 2030, especially Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), in the learning methods in Higher Education.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 May 2023 06:53:00 GMT 2023-05-15T06:53:00Z Apply to become a BUP intern during autumn 2023 <p>​The Baltic University Programme's Coordinating Secretariat now welcome&nbsp;applications for the position as an intern during autumn 2023.&nbsp;The intern will assist the Secretariat with coordinating projects&nbsp;and organising conferences and trainings for researchers, teachers and students.</p> Fri, 12 May 2023 07:59:00 GMT 2023-05-12T07:59:00Z Call for application for PhD students to attend the BUP Science and Sail <p>The BUP now&nbsp;opens the applications for a limited number of PhD students to join the Science and Sail.&nbsp;Accepted PhD students will have a unique opportunity to take part in the full program, along with the students, while also practicing their teaching and mentoring skills. Each PhD student will be assigned to support a group of 8 international students and supporting them in contextualising the work.</p> Thu, 11 May 2023 06:59:00 GMT 2023-05-11T06:59:00Z The BUP welcomes applications for the position of Student Ambassador <p>The BUP Coordinating Secretariat calls for students and PhD students at BUP participating universities, who are interested in becoming Student Ambassadors during the autumn term of 2023.&nbsp;As a Student Ambassador, you work in an international context to promote and develop the BUP.</p> Fri, 21 Apr 2023 11:19:00 GMT 2023-04-21T11:19:00Z The Baltic University Programme sets sail again! <p>After three years break due to the COVID-19 pandemic and war in the region, the BUP summer school&nbsp;for students is now returning and we are&nbsp;happy to invite students to the BUP&nbsp;Science and Sail 2023 that takes place&nbsp;3-9 July&nbsp;in Klaipėda, Lithuania.</p> Thu, 13 Apr 2023 10:03:00 GMT 2023-04-13T10:03:00Z BUP Teachers’ Day 2023 <p>This online session that takes place on 18 April 2023 focuses on inner sustainability as a vital part of sustainability education in contemporary higher education. We welcome all teachers within the BUP!</p> Tue, 04 Apr 2023 11:19:00 GMT 2023-04-04T11:19:00Z BUP Student Conference 2023 <p style="margin-left:0px">We proudly announce the&nbsp;BUP&nbsp;Student Conference 2023!&nbsp;This year, the conference will be held in Kaunas, Lithuania, and&nbsp;the topic is&nbsp;Sustainable production and consumption:&nbsp;A circular economy perspective.&nbsp;The four-day conference is free of charge and applications are open for students at BUP participating universities. A maximum of&nbsp;80 students&nbsp;will be selected to take part.</p> Thu, 02 Mar 2023 10:20:00 GMT 2023-03-02T10:20:00Z BUP Mobility Grant 2023 <p>The aim with the BUP Mobility Grant is to develop and strengthen the cooperation among young researchers in the Baltic Sea Region by covering travel and accommodation for a research project.&nbsp;The awarded maximum is a total value of 3000 Euros.</p> Thu, 23 Feb 2023 07:26:00 GMT 2023-02-23T07:26:00Z Nominate for the BUP PhD Award 2023 <p>The BUP PhD Award is a distinction given to the author of what is judged to be the most qualified PhD work defended at any of the&nbsp;BUP participating universities. The winners will receive a prize in the form of a diploma and support up to a maximum of 1000&euro; for either attending a scientific conference or publishing in a peer-review scientific journal.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2023 13:01:00 GMT 2023-02-09T13:01:00Z Workshop to introduce the Supervisor Collegium <p>For some years now, the BUP has hosted a Supervisor Collegium where those colleagues interested in supervision can register themselves to be contacted regarding supervision.&nbsp;The BUP is now delighted to invite colleagues that are interested in this to an initial workshop which will introduce the project and allow individual contributions.</p> Thu, 02 Feb 2023 13:24:00 GMT 2023-02-02T13:24:00Z BUP welcomes record number of Student Ambassadors <p>This spring semester the BUP will be joined by the largest group of Student Ambassadors so far. The number of&nbsp;Student Ambassadors is now 26 and they represent&nbsp;14 BUP participating universities.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2023 08:26:00 GMT 2023-01-31T08:26:00Z Secretariat welcomes new intern <p>During spring 2023 the BUP Coordinating Secretariat at Uppsala University will be joined by an intern. During the semester&nbsp;Brian Kipruto, studying the Master's Programme in Sustainable Development at Uppsala University,&nbsp;will be supporting the team where most needed.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2023 08:00:00 GMT 2023-01-20T08:00:00Z New BUP MOOC-course <p>The BUP Coordinating Secretariat are happy to announce that we have published our second massive open online course (MOOC) on the BUP Course Platform. The course Sustainable Food Systems in the Baltic Sea Region is now available as a self-paced and free of charge course.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2023 14:15:00 GMT 2023-01-10T14:15:00Z BUP Sustainability Report <p>We are pleased to announce that the BUP Student Ambassadors, as a part of the project Sustainability at participating universities&nbsp;have created a Sustainability Report. This report&nbsp;contains&nbsp;enlightening moments and ideas about sustainability at&nbsp;the students universities and how the Student Ambassadors&nbsp;are being inspired and motivated.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2023 07:49:00 GMT 2023-01-10T07:49:00Z