BUP Finland

The Baltic University Programme

The Baltic University Programme (BUP) is a network of about 230 universities and other institutes of higher learning in the Baltic Sea region. The BUP focuses on questions of sustainable development, environmental protection, and democracy. It is an innovative network with the aim to enhance higher education both on a local and on an international level.

BUP arranges international university courses and teachers conferences.  Interdisciplinary research cooperation and participation in trans-disciplinary projects with authorities and municipalities are also supported.

The BUP Finland

The BUP Finland is both a BUP Associate Secretariat and National Centre. BUP Finland is located at the Centre for Lifelong Learning at Åbo Akademi University  in Turku.

The main responsibility of the BUP Associate Secretariat’s is education. We arranges courses, workshops, etc. for teachers in higher education and also for researchers and educational planners.

The BUP Finnish National Centre coordinates the Finnish universities’ and polytechnics’ activities in the BUP network, such as students and teachers conferences.

BUP in Finland is the coordinating part for all the Finnish universities and polytechnics within the BUP network.


News from the Baltic University Programme.

SAIL for teachers 2019

SAIL for Teachers is a week long course onboard the tall ship STS Fryderyk Chopin. This summer In 2019 the cruise will begin in Szczecin, Poland on the 26th of June and end in Aalborg, Denmark on the 3rd of July.  For more information, registration etc, please follow this link.

BUP at the ÅAU Climate Day

The Student Union at the Åbo Akademi University organised a Climate Day and BUP was present with information about the network in particular and the Students´ SAIL in special.