New Participating University: Pskov State University
The BUP secretariat in Uppsala, is very happy to announce that Pskov State University in Russia has become the newest member of our organisation. The university, which is situated in one of Russia’s oldest cities, is one of 33 regional flagship universities in Russia.
Research and teaching are among the main aims of Pskov State University. The university prioritises the relationship between innovative research and quality education. In 2021, there has been a strong research output. Featured projects include investigations into green and blue infrastructures in cities in Northern Eurasia, the digital economy and environmental regionalisation in the Arctic.
The university also has a vibrant co-curricular and cultural section. Choirs, folklore groups and sport are all popular. Pskov State University also sends students to national forums regarding education, student affairs and the Baltic Sea Region. Volunteering is also prioritised. One example being students’ work with environmental projects such as the clean city initiative in Pskov. The secretariat heartily welcomes Pskov State University.
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.