4th BUP PhD Training

PhD training in Rogów, 2015First Call: 4th BUP PhD Training
Baltic University Programme
4th PhD Students Training
28 Nov - 2 Dec 2016
Rogow, Poland
PhD students from universities which are part of the the BUP network are invited to apply for participation. Participation is free of charges, and free accommodation and lodging is provided from Monday (28th Nov) to Friday (2nd Dec).
Applications should be sent to the BUP Associated Centre in Germany: Nicole Krause and Victoria Omeche no later than 15th of September 2016. The sooner you register, the better.
Please see also the preliminary program:

BUP Teachers Conference: Engaging Higher Education in Local and Global Challenges

Baltic University ProgrammeBUP Teachers Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Engaging higher education in local and global challenges
23-26 October 2016
Rogów, Poland
We are happy to announce this year's BUP Teachers Conference on ESD. Participants from all countries in the BUP network representing different universities and different disciplines are welcome.
The conference will deal with the imperative challenges regarding education for sustainability in higher education: transforming information from knowledge to learning, enhancing competences for actions "in real life”, problem based, active learning environments, and interdisciplinary approaches.
These forms of ESD training conferences have been arranged by the Finnish and Polish BUP-centres since 2004 and will this year be held in cooperation with SWEDESD a Key Partner with UNESCO on the Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development.
For more information please download:

BUP Newsletter no. 47

BUP Newsletter no. 47, June 2016In the BUP Newsletter no. 47, June 2016 you may read about:
  • Introduction
    by Lars Rydén, Director of the Baltic University Programme
  • European Maritime Day 2016
    by Christian Andersson, Baltic University Programme
  • National Ecosystem Service Indicators: Measures of Social–ecological Sustainability
    by Laura Mononen, Finnish Environment Institute & University of Eastern Finland Joensuu, Finland
  • Dzineta Dimante - New Director of the BUP Centre for Latvia
  • and much more...

Capacity Development in Maritime Spatial Planning

Andrea MorfDuring the European Maritime Day (EMD) in Turku BUP Finland organised a workshop. The workshop "Capacity Development in Maritime Spatial Planning" drew some 80 participants. The introductory lecture was held by Prof. Jacek Zaucha, Maritime Institute in Gdansk and followed by lively group discussions with many active participants.
The conclusions of the group discussions were compiled by Paula Lindroos with the help of the group reporters. You may download the conclusions here pdf. Please see also some photos from the event on this link.
Some of the student participants in the meeting sailed from Szczecin with the training and research vessel Nawigator XXI of the Maritime University of Szczecin, a BUP member university. In total the EMD had more than 1,200 participants.
For further information on the outcome of the EMD conference please see the comprehensive summary published by the European Commission - Maritime Affaires: European Maritime Day - taking Blue Growth to the next level.

Swedish International Global Action Programme on ESD Conference

Bridging the GAP1st Swedish International Global Action Programme on ESD Conference
and the
9th Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Teacher Education Institutions associated with the UNESCO Chair on Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability
21 – 24 August 2016
Campus Gotland, Visby, Sweden
Hosted by SWEDESD, Campus Gotland, in collaboration with Learning Teacher Network (LTN) and Swedish National Commission for UNESCO.
There is a limited number of seats. Deadline for registration is 30th June 2016. Please register here.