BalticStudyNet is a networking programme
for the promotion of higher education in the Baltic Sea Region and
beyond. It aims at mapping higher education institutions and existing
study programmes, developing innovative curricula, and designing
new tools for academic training according to existing needs.
BalticStudyNet has its focus on study and research programmes
dealing with political, economic and cultural aspects of the Baltic
BalticStudyNet is dedicated to collect information on
Baltic Sea Region Studies and related study programmes as well as
make this information available to the public, e.g. through this
BalticStudyNet organises international conferences, workshops,
and summer schools in support of higher education institutions and
to the benefit of scholars and students, not only from countries
of the Baltic Sea Region and the European Union but worldwide.
BalticStudyNet is a joint programme of the Baltic Sea
School at Humboldt University Berlin (Germany), the Department of
Poltical Science at University of Copenhagen (Denmark), and the
Baltic Sea Region Studies programme at University of Turku (Finland).
These partner institutions are represented by prof. Bernd Henningsen
(Berlin), prof. Uffe Jakobsen (Copenhagen), and prof. Pekka Leimu
BalticStudyNet is a two years’ programme funded
by the Erasmus Mundus programme (Action 4) of the European Union
and scheduled to run until December 2006.