Virtual Studies 2016 Call for Proposals

March 5, 2016

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID is hereby inviting interested course coordinators to submit course proposals for the UniPID Virtual Studies programme.

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Virtual Studies Call for Course Proposals

The Finnish University Partnership for International Development – UniPID is hereby inviting interested course coordinators from UniPID member universities to submit course proposals for the UniPID Virtual Studies programme.

The 2016 Call for Proposals

The 2016 Call for Proposals aims to fund courses that contribute to and expand the themes and overall offering of UniPID's Virtual Studies module, Sustainability in Development. This call is divided into two parts: 

  • for topics related to the United Nations and UniPID focus areas; and
  • for topics in an open  category that focuses on any sustainable development issues.
The applicants are required to specify which category of funding they are applying for. They must also specify whether the course is on the general or the specialized level. Further information on the distinction is available on the call document.

The following sums will be available for updating existing UniPID courses and for developing new courses:

  • A new UniPID Course

    A sum of up to €6500 per course is available from UniPID for the creation and provision of a new virtual course.

  • Updating an existing UniPID Courses

    A sum of up to €3500 per course is available from UniPID for the updating of a course that has been offered as a UniPID virtual course for at least 3 times.
The courses funded under this call should aim to offer the course for the first time during the academic year 2016-2017.

The EXTENDED deadline for proposals is 25 March 2016 at 18:00. Applicants can expect to receive the results on the 2nd week of April.

 




For questions, please contact:

Osku Haapasaari
Communications and Virtual Studies Assistant
+358 40 805 4327