Call for Participants: Science Sail Think Tank

The sailship Petrine in harbourDo you want to engage with other people? And do you love the sea ?
Join the Science Sail Think Tank!
8 - 15 July, 2017
Stralsund, Germany
We, the Ocean Philosophers, would like to lay the fundament for a long term participative education project and a communication plattform about the seas and oceans to support environmental education and communication between science, industry and civil society.
During a sailtrip on board the traditional German gaff ketch Petrine on the Baltic Sea the Science Sail Think Tank will be filled with life. In this year's sail trip we want to plan & discuss ideas for sailing & harbour days 2018, where outreach activities and other marine events will take place.
Deadline for registrations to this year's sail trip is 21 April 2017. Download the Invitation and Application Form pdf (in German). Although the invitation is in German, English speaking people are warmly welcome.

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Call for Applications: CBSS Summer University 2017

CBSS Summer University 2017Call for applications of PhD-students to participate in CBSS Summer University 2017 at Södertörn University and the University of Gdansk
Identities and Cultural Memory of East and West in the Baltic Sea Region
When: June 21-July 1, 2017
Site 1: Södertörn University, Stockholm (5 days) and
Site 2: University of Gdansk and European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk (5 days)
Credits: 7.5 ECTS Points
Registration for the summer school begins 20 March and ends 20 April 2017.
For further information please see: CBSS Summer University.

Call for Students - SAIL for Students 2-16 September 2017

SAIL for Students 2017SAIL course for students 2-16 September 2017, Szczecin, Poland – Visby, Sweden – Edinburgh, Scotland
The SAIL (Sustainability Applied in International Learning) course is an undergraduate Baltic University Programme course conducted at sea on-board the tall ship Fryderyk Chopin. The SAIL course is based on the participating teachers’ areas of competences and experiences. This means that each year the SAIL course is different with focus on different thematic areas of sustainability, such as: Environment; Energy; Climate; Technology; Economy; Social science; Education, etc. The course will be prepared and run on board by an international group of teachers.
Please notice that students participating in this course will NOT receive any ECTS credits.
The applications from Finland should be sent to the Finnish BUP Centre, , no later than 18 April 2017.

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Call for Teachers - SAIL for Teachers 2017

SAIL for Teachers 2017Call for Teachers to the Baltic University Programme SAIL for Teachers
10 - 17 June 2017
Lisbon, Portugal - Brest, France
Onboard the Polish sail training vessel “Fryderyk Chopin”.
About the course
The SAIL for Teachers is an annual course organized by the BUP Centre for Finland at Åbo Akademi University and the Baltic University Programme secretariat at Uppsala University, conducted on-board the Tall Ship Fryderyk Chopin. The aim of the course is to gather teachers within the Baltic University Programme network, but we also invite Teachers from other institutions – in case of available places – that are active and interested in sustainable development. The course is based on all participating teachers’ competencies and experiences - we count on your active influence on the content of the course programme and discussions on-board.
There are 30 places available on the course. Teachers from different countries, cultures, universities, and disciplines will meet and exchange knowledge, share experiences, learn and teach, develop their competencies, work together, sail the ship, and experience theirs’ life’s adventure. This year we will sail across the Biscay, far from stress, internet and telephone connection. This environment cannot fail to inspire and empower!
Prolonged application time:
Applications should be sent to the BUP Secretariat Maria Hejna no later than April 2, 2017.