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The BUP weekly


Week 9, 2021

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How you can join the celebration

Dear BUP colleagues,


Internationalization in terms of mobility is extra interesting in the current pandemic situation! Join our webinar on March 12 and discuss possibilities to make digital education more international.


Do you know someone that ought to be nominated for the BUP PhD Award!? We are now open for nominations and look forward to hearing about the excellent dissertations defended at our Participating Universities.


This week, we kicked off National meetings where we introduce ourselves to contact persons at the Participating Universities. It has been great fun and we are very much looking forward to closer contact in the future.


Our social media channels help you stay updated on our activities, so follow us there (links are provided at the end of the BUP Weekly). We also want to remind you that you are invited to share information in the BUP weekly about activities and events at your university! Just send an e-mail to



Best regards,


The Baltic University Programme’s coordinating secretariat


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Welcome to join Digital at Home - open webinar 


Within the project “Digital at Home”, The Baltic University Programme invites colleagues to participate in two webinars which will introduce and discuss possibilities to make digital education more international.


Webinar 1: Rethinking of Internationalization - Internationalization at Home (IAH) and Internationalization of Teaching and Learning (IL&T).


12 March at 10.00-11.30  (CET/GMT+1)


Webinar participants will be invited to think (or rethink) on the internationalization of higher education concept(s) in the current realities.


Presenters: Larysa Chovnyuk (National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine), Oksana Krayevska (Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine) and Philipp Baur (Uppsala University, Sweden)


Open for nominations


The Baltic University Programme PhD Award


The award supports high quality research promoting sustainable development in a Baltic Sea Region context.


To qualify for nomination, the thesis should be focused on research within either of the two broad areas Natural Sciences, Technology and Engineering, or Social Sciences and Humanities


To qualify for the BUP PhD Award, the thesis must:

  • have been defended during 2020,
  • at a BUP Participating University, and
  • the candidate must be nominated by the supervisor/-s.


Announcement of The BUP PhD Award 


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Nomination deadline

30 April 2021

The BUP invites to Space Bridge 2.0


Interdisciplinary solutions to sustainability issues in the Baltic Sea Region


In the 3rd session of the seminar series "Space Bridges 2.0", we will focus on solutions to a wide varities of sustainability issues in the Baltic Sea Region, focusing on both renewable energy, marine litter, coastal adaptation and much more.

  • 18 March 2021, 14.00-16.30 (CET)
  • Online

Read more about the session, program and the presenters at the Baltic University Programme's website or click the register button to reserve your place.


Register before
16 March 2021


Implementing Sustainability at Universities

- part 4


How can we implement sustainability at universities in respect of teaching, research and campus greening?


The main target group for the webinar series is teachers in higher education, especially within the BUP, however, the webinars are open for everyone that is interested.


  • 9 March, 14.00-15.00 (CET)
  • Online

Presenter: Assoc. Prof. David Kronlid


Welcome to join us! For more information, visit BUP Finland web page or hit the click button to register!

Deadline 8 March 2021

If you missed any previous webinar, you can watch it on the BUP YouTube channel. 









The Baltic University Programme

Villavägen 16
SE-752 36  Uppsala, Sweden

Editor: Ulrika Jansson Klintberg

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