Digital Innovation Award to Save the Baltic Sea

Save the Baltic SeaAward Money Available To Save The Baltic Sea
 
Do you have a great digital innovation or technology which can restore the Baltic Sea? Anyone can submit a project proposal and be eligible to receive award money for the Digital Innovation Award. This award is looking for projects where sustainable lifestyles, businesses and a sustainable food industry can lead to a healthier Baltic Sea. Projects where digital innovation is a key component to solve a challenge is the main criteria.
 
In partnership with Ålandsbanken, Niklas Zennström will join Ilkka Paananen, CEO of Supercell, in evaluating applications. Projects can be submitted until September 30, 2017.
 
For further information please contact Carla Alexandra, Communications and Project Manager, Race For The Baltic, +46760829249. 
 
Race For The Baltic is an initiative of Zennström Philanthropies.
 
 

Pre-Rectors Conference

Geocentrum at Uppsala University, venue for the meeting.BUP Pre-Rectors Conference
9 - 10 October 2017
Uppsala, Sweden
 
Official representatives/contact persons from the Baltic University Programme member and participating universities are welcome to take part in the Pre-Rectors Conference that will take place in Uppsala, 9-10 October 2017. The aim of the conference is to take up and discuss the priorities important for the universities in the network, to collect the ideas and suggestions from the partners, to find out and develop the vital points for cooperation to strengthen the contacts within the network. We would like to encourage the representative to meet the authorities at your respective universities and discuss before the meeting in order to bring the important issues/suggestions etc to the conference. We expect that one representative from each member university will join the meeting.
 
Deadline for applications: 12 September 2017.
 

BUP Teachers Course on ESD in Higher Education

BUP Teachers Course 2017Invitation for applications to the up-coming course:

BUP Teachers Course on Education for Sustainable Development in Higher Education

A new BUP course – following BUP Teachers’ recommendations
The BUP university teachers’ competence development conferences on education for sustainable development (ESD) have been organized since 2004, by the Finnish BUP centre at Åbo Akademi University. Following recent suggestions by the participating teachers, we have now developed a larger course, which in addition to sustainability themes also includes methodology, such as e-learning, peer learning and a change project. After a successful fulfilment of the course, the participants will receive a diploma/certificate corresponding to 5 credits by the Centre for Lifelong Learning at Åbo Akademi University, Finland. The BUP International Board has approved this course concept.
 
The application deadline is 20 June 2017. Kindly fill in the online Application Form.
The course begins in September 2017 and continues to February 2018 with online and two face-to-face events.
For more information please see the pdf Course Invitation (843 KB) .
 

BUP Summer Course 2017

BUP Summer Course 2017SDG 11: Towards Sustainable Cities and Municipalities ‐ the Circular Economy Approach and Urban Ecology

Organized by the Baltic University Programme (BUP) with Lodz University of Technology, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and the University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görlitz
19 ‐ 23 September 2017
Rogow, Poland
 
The target group is Bachelor and Master students from the Baltic Sea Region. All cost of the event (i.e. food and accommodation) are covered, thus, there is no participation fee for BUP‐member universities. However, participants have to cover their own travel expenses. For interested participants from other universities, i.e. non‐BUP members, a participation fee of 200 EUR applies.
 
Register here. Deadline for applications: July 31st 2017.
For more information please see the pdf Course Flyer (484 KB) or contact Markus Will.
 

SAIL for Teachers 2017 - The Presentations

SAIL for Teachers 2017 - The presentationThe Book of Abstracts and the presentations held onboard STS Fryderyk Chopin during the course SAIL for Teachers 2017 are now possible to download. You may download them in the pdf-format on this page.