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.
The FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES project selects a delegation of 4 researchers from 4 Finnish HEIs to attend the inaugural European Research and Innovation Days in Brussels from 24 - 26 September 2019.
May 29, 2019 — FinCEAL+ BRIDGES delegation’s experiences from the UN Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals 2019
The United Nations has been organizing a special Forum dedicated to discussing the role of science, technology and innovation (STI) for the SDG’s since 2016. The fourth annual proceeding was held at the UN headquarters in New York City on 14-15 May 2019. This year, the crosscutting theme of the...
May 28, 2019 — UniPID and FinCEAL+ BRIDGES Team attended Spring Forum 2019 (KV-kevätpäivät) 16-17 May, Joensuu
The Spring Forum 2019 was organized for those working with international affairs in higher education institutions to offer up-to-date information on international educational cooperation between higher education institutions.
What does UniPID do?
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.
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.
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.