New Participating University: Blekinge Institute of Technology
The BUP has a new Participating University: Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH). It is situated in Karlskrona, and has a distinctive focus on the digitalisation of society and sustainability. BTH’s task is to contribute to a more sustainable societal development through higher education, research and innovation.
Through international excellence, BTH contribute to digital and sustainable transformation. As an institute of technology, they feel a responsibility and a unique opportunity to contribute to both regional and national competitiveness and to global sustainability. The vision of BTH is "A better world through knowledge, competence and innovation in digitalisation and sustainability."
External engagement with wider society and the private sector contribute is important for BTH and is ensuring that education and research maintain high quality and relevance. Being a small university there are short distances between students and teachers. BTH offers profession-oriented study programmes within the disciplinary fields of engineering and health focused on society’s future needs and challenges. The research at BTH is conducted in twelve different fields at two faculties. BTH conducts research focused on digitalisation and sustainability and is usually conducted in collaboration with industry and society. Both of BTH’s campuses are located by the sea.
News from 2022
Support for young scholars
This year, we will support young scholars - PhD students, PhDs that have newly defended their thesis (max 2 years ago) and post doc. fellows - by inviting you to present your research at the BUP Symposium fall 2022 and give you the opportunity to publish a full paper in any of our special issues that BUP is the guest editor of.
Call for application to host a BUP event
This year BUP has an opportunity to give support to colleagues at BUP participating universities that are ready to host and organize a BUP academic event/activity that is of interest and relevance to sustainability and a Baltic Sea Region perspective, and that encourage interdisciplinary co-operations.
Announcing the BUP's Rector's conference 2022
This year the BUP and Uppsala University have the pleasure to welcome the Rectors of our participating universities to the 6th BUP Rectors Conference. This recurrent event is aimed to gather the rectors to discuss issues of strategic importance for the universities: Sustainability, Internationalisation and Quality Assurance.
New participating university: Zaporizhzhia National University
We are glad to announce that our programme is growing with new participating university, as Zaporizhzhia National University, in Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine joins the programme.