Finnish University Partnership for International Development - UniPID

What is UniPID?

UniPID is a network of Finnish universities to support the interdisciplinary studies and research, as well as societal impact and partnerships of universities related to global sustainable development.

Right Now

February 12, 2019 — FinCEAL Plus Asia Singapore-Finland Research Seminar on Metabolic Diseases - "How to Win the War on Diabetes?", in Singapore, on 28th of November 2018 was a success!

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus, the Embassy of Finland in Singapore and the National University of Singapore, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine organized a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation...

January 29, 2019 — FinCEAL+ Policy Reports on Finnish Science, Technology and Innovation Collaboration with Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia

In 2018, the FinCEAL team produced empirical reports that collate and synthesize the expertise gathered regarding Finnish science, technology and innovation collaboration with Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean region. Find out the driving factors, opportunities and the...

January 29, 2019 — January 2019 Issue of UniPID Newsletter

Check out what's new and exciting with UniPID's projects, for information on upcoming events in Finland and abroad and for new publications and funding opportunities!

What does UniPID do?


For Students

Interested in studying sustainable development? UniPID offers virtual courses and a Minor in Sustainable Development.

Already studying development? UniPID awards a yearly Master’s Award in Development Studies and supports the training and networking of Finnish doctoral students.


For Researchers

Researching issues relevant to development? UniPID organizes scientific events and informs about research calls and funding opportunities. 

Interested in research policy? UniPID impacts research agendas and funding priorities and supports Finnish participation in research consortia and policy dialogues.


For Society

Interested in the societal impact of universities? UniPID supports universities’ efforts to foster their response to global challenges.

Looking for expertise? UniPID facilitates Finnish researchers’ input in national and international development policy, and connects Finnish universities with other relevant stakeholders.