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.

 

Cooperation Across Borders - Comprehensive responses to Transecting Global Challenges?
Cooperation Across Borders - Comprehensive responses to Transecting Global Challenges?

Call for Papers Extended! Apply now!

Cooperation Across Borders - Comprehensive responses to Transecting Global Challenges?

As part of the FinCEAL project, UniPID will convene a two-day seminar to discuss and reconsider the different cross-cutting issues of international research, innovation and development cooperation addressing global challenges. Read more about the seminar and the Call for Papers here!
Virtual Studies Course: United Nations, Climate Change, Natural Resources, and Development
Virtual Studies Course: United Nations, Climate Change, Natural Resources, and Development

27.10. – 5.12.2014

Virtual Studies Course: United Nations, Climate Change, Natural Resources, and Development

This course gives an introduction to the design and functioning of global processes on climate change under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The course will explore links between climate change and key natural resources (e.g. agriculture, food security, water management etc.) and development in developing countries.

Application period for the course is now open! More information here.
Virtual Studies Course: Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity Resources
Virtual Studies Course: Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity Resources

27.10. – 18.12.2014

Virtual Studies Course: Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity Resources

This course focuses on the exploitation and management of wild species exploited by humans in natural or semi-natural ecosystems, such as logging, fishing, grazing, hunting, and collection of fuel wood and non-timber forest products.

Application period for the course is now open! More information here.
 

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

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!