Humboldt Scholarships

Humboldt Foundation Bonn, GermanyHumboldt Scholarships for Baltic University Programme Member Universities for Post-Doctoral Training on Sustainable Development in Germany

Staff from universities which are members of the Baltic University Programme (BUP) have an opportunity to apply for scholarships offered by the Humboldt Foundation, for Post-Doctoral Training in Germany on sustainable development issues.
You may submit an application if you are a researcher from outside Germany with above average qualifications, at the beginning of your academic career and only completed your doctorate in the last four years.
A Humboldt Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers allows you to carry out long-term research (6-24 months) in Germany. Applicants choose their own topic of research.

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Baltic Rim Economies Review 4 - 2016

Baltic Rim Economies Review 4 - 2016In the latest issue of the BRE 4/2016 you may read about:

  • Jaak Aaviksoo: Baltic Rim universities: excellence, economic growth and future challenges
  • Lars Rydén: University cooperation in the Baltic Sea region – after 25 years
  • Zane Šime: CBSS science, innovation and research agenda: a promising start for accelerated cooperation
  • and much more

The journal is published by Turku School of Economics. Editor-in-Chief: Kari Liuhto.

4th BUP PhD Training

PhD training in Rogów, 2015
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).
  • The programme is for students who completed at least the first year of PhD studies
  • BUP PhD students training application form, se below
  • Preliminary PhD thesis presentation in ppt (15 slides)
  • One page summary of the PhD thesis (title, affiliation, name of supervisor, description of the work)
  • List of scientific achievements (papers, patents, participation in scientific conferences, courses, trainings, etc.), CV
  • Written supervisor’s recommendation
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 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.