Summer Times at BUP Finland

Photo: Eirik Lindroos


In July the Finnish BUP centre will be closed for vacations. We will, however, be back with renewed energy in August.

On the picture BUP Centre Directors are sailing with a traditional Storbåt (long boat) during an excursion at the recent centre directors meeting in Kustavi, Finland.

Have a nice summer!


Director for the Baltic University Programme

The BUP network of UniversitiesWe are looking for a dynamic person with a strong interest in the Baltic Sea Region, international cooperation, and experience in leading trans-disciplinary research and education initiatives. We welcome applications from the whole BUP network and wider.

This position is announced for two years, starting from 2014-09-01 or as otherwise agreed and is based at Uppsala Centre for Sustainable Development / Department of Geosciences, Uppsala University.

We welcome applications until August 7, 2014.

The full announcement is found at the BUP website.


2nd BUP PhD-Training

Based on these encouraging evaluations from the participants of the 1st BUP PhD-training we now announce the 2nd BUP PhD-training, to take place in Rogów, Poland on 26-30 November, 2014. We are happy to invite new PhD students from the BUP network universities to apply for participation in the second BUP Training for PhD Students.

Applications should be sent to the BUP Polish Centre, Prof. Ireneusz Zbicinski, no later then 15th of September 2014.

For more information and an application form please see the BUP web site.

BUP Newsletter no. 38.

BUP Newsletter no. 38.The BUP Newsletter no. 38 has just been published. In the newsletter you may read:

- Introduction by Paula Lindroos
- Invitation to 4th BUP Rectors Conference
- Sustainability Begins With Education by Carl Lindberg
- Silent Seas a book review by Lars Rydén
- and much more.

Download your own copy (pdf-file).

BUP Students' Conference and the 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR

EUSBSRThe BUP has got a unique opportunity to send students to the
5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region
taking place in Turku, Finland, 2-5 June, 2014.

The event, entitled “Growing together – for a prosperous, inclusive and connected Baltic Sea Region” is organized by the Baltic Development Forum and the European Commission jointly with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States. The event will explore how cooperation can help strengthen economic growth, contribute to sustainable development and create a strong and integrated Baltic Sea Region. For more information please see the programme outline.

See some photos from this event.

Read more: BUP Students' Conference and the 5th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR