New Participating University: Volga State University of Water Transport
The BUP is pleased to announce the membership of a new participating university- Volga State University of Water Transport. The university has its flagship campus in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, which is situated at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers. Additional branches of the university can be found in Astrakhan, Ufa and Rybinsk, amongst others.
The main aim of the university is the successful training of students for sea and river activities. Research and innovation are also developed. Recent projects include maritime design, shipbuilding theory and small craft safety. New inventions such as virtual and augmented reality technologies are incorporated into teaching.
In addition to its academic activities, the university also has a dynamic educational focus on selected co-curricular events, including YalFest- an All-Russian rowing and sailing festival which brings together teams of students from other federal maritime and river transport universities.
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.