2014 Call for UniPID Course Proposals
2014 Call for UniPID Course Proposals

Apply now!

2014 Call for UniPID Course Proposals

UniPID invites interested course coordinators to submit course proposals for UniPID Virtual Courses. A sum of €6500 per course is available for the creation and provision of a new course open to UniPID students and €3500 for updating a course that has been offered as a UniPID virtual course at least three times. 
The deadline for course proposals is 3rd of November 2014.

FinCEAL Cross-cutting issues seminar 2014
FinCEAL Cross-cutting issues seminar 2014

Registration now open!

FinCEAL Cross-cutting issues seminar 2014

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.

See the seminar programme and register now! Registration is open until the 3rd of November.

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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.



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!