BUP Symposium 2020

Research Forum on sustainability for participants in countries around the Baltic Sea. Due to the coronavirus, the event is held online providing opportunity to participate as listener.

The BUP Symposium 2020 will highlight the research and education conducted in the region within the sustainability field. The symposium will include two days of Keynotes and Theme Sessions which is open for everyone.


25-26 August

BUP Research Forum 


Education for Sustainable Development in a Baltic Sea region context – Universities role in achieving SDGs Walter Leal, Prof. Director of the Research and Transfer Centre, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Nature-based Solutions in the Urban Realm: the Water Related Applications in the Baltic Region Petra Schneider, Prof. Dr. rer. nat, University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg - Stendal, Magdeburg, Germany

Responsibilities of climate change adaptation: Whose job is it anyway? Sirkku Juhola, PhD in International Development Studies, Helsingfors universitet


Theme Sessions

Climate Change and Renewable Energy
Sustainable Societies
Sustainable Water Resources
Urban-Rural Development
Sustainable Mobility
Circular Economy
Sustainable Tourism
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
Sustainable Food Systems



27-28 August

5th World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities
Universities, Sustainability and Society: Supporting the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

This part of BUP Symposium 2020 is closed.

Organisers: The Baltic University Programme; Uppsala University Campus Gotland; Hamburg University of Applied Sciences


For more information, please visit www.bupsymposium2020.se