UniPID Mission
UniPID Mission

What is UniPID?

UniPID Mission

UniPID is a Finnish university network, strengthening universities’ global responsibility. 

UniPID advances the interdisciplinary education, research and societal impact of universities on global development.


FinCEAL Event Grant Call Open for organizing a LAC-related event!
FinCEAL Event Grant Call Open for organizing a LAC-related event!

FinCEAL Event Grant Call Open for organizing a LAC-related event!

FinCEAL has opened a Call for Event Grants with the purpose of supporting the organization of workshops, seminars, conferences or other types of events related to STI cooperation with the LAC region. Apply by 13th February 2015!

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FinCEAL INFOBANK competition is open now
FinCEAL INFOBANK competition is open now

Register you project by 31st January 2015 and compete for a 1500€ travel grant

FinCEAL INFOBANK competition is open now

FinCEAL Infobank is a multidisciplinary database on research related to Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) carried out by the Finnish science community. Check out all the exciting projects already in the Infobank and register yours at www.unipid.fi/infobank

More information on the competition

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


For Stakeholders

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

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

Virtual Studies

The UniPID Virtual Studies are free online courses related to sustainable development, available for students enrolled at the UniPID Member Universities.

Find out more about the UniPID Virtual Studies!

Apply for courses!

Register for the Minor Programme!


FinCEAL is an initiative by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture with the purpose of increasing support for Finnish researchers focusing on Africa and the LAC region. 

Find out more on the FinCEAL webpages!

Add your research project to the FinCEAL Infobank!