First Volume of the "Encyclopedia of the Sustainable Development

First Volume of the "Encyclopedia of the Sustainable Development"

Goals: Transforming the World We Want" launched at the Frankfurt Book Fair
on 16th October 2019
The "Encyclopedia of the Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the World We Want", is the largest editorial project on matters related to
sustainable development ever undertaken. It is being produced by the World Sustainable Development Research and
Transfer Centre, the Inter-University Sustainable Development Research Programme and the European School of Sustainability Science and Research the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany, and is being published by Springer, as part of the award-winning "World Sustainability Series":
The Encyclopedia encompasses 17 volumes, each one devoted to one of the
17 SDGs. We plan 100 articles per volume, or 1.700 entries in total.
We are pleased to announce that the first volume has been published, and will be launched at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2019, to be held
on 16th-20th October 2019. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest of its kind in the world:
The first volume published refers to SDG 3 (Good Health and Well Being), and bears the same title. Nearly 200
authors have contributed to this volume, which makes it a significant
contribution towards illustrating the connections between health, well being and
sustainable development. The details can be seen at:
More information  on the Encyclopedia and on the forthcoming volumes can be seen at:
Colleagues from the Baltic Sea Region, who wish to contribute to this high profile project, should send an expression of interest to one of following deputy editors:
Dr. Anabela Marisa Azul <> for SDGs 6, 13, 14, 15
Dr. Luciana Brandli <> for SDGs 7, 9, 11, 12
Dr. Pinar Ozuyar <> for SDGs 1, 4, 10, 16
Dr. Tony Wall <> for SDGs 2, 3, 8, 5, 17


Workshop in Zakopane, Poland (10 - 13 June 2019)

The Baltic University Programme, the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków and the Tatra National Park have a great pleasure to welcome to the 2nd International Hydrological Workshop Sustainable water resources management in high mountains in the Baltic Sea Region.

Date: 10 - 13 June 2019

Place: Zakopane, Poland (Polish Tatra Mountains) 

Participation in the workshop gives an opportunity to get 3 ECTS and diploma signed by three partners: the Director of the Baltic University Programme, the Rector of the Jagiellonian University, and the Director of the Tatra National Park.

You can find more information at the workshop website and attached file.

In case of further questions, please contact Joanna Pociask-Karteczka (joanna.pociask, Jagiellonian University) or Lyudmyla Babak (, the Baltic University Programme).


Visiting Professorship Maria Curie Skłodowska University (UMCS), Lublin

More information HERE

Call for Papers

Universities and Climate Change: Understanding and managing the extreme impacts of climate change, Warsaw, Poland 4th - 5th July 2019 (Deadline 20.12.2018)

International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research on Climate Change and mitigation of its impacts. The conference is organized by the University of Warsaw, Poland and HAW Hamburg, Germany under the auspices of the International Climate Change Information and Research Program (ICCIRP). The outcome of the conference will be a reviewed publication in the Springer Publishing House, part of a series of publications on climate change.


EduBUP project

DEADLINE 10.12.2018

Invitation to participate in the EduBUP project, which focuses on the personal development of university teachers in the programme countries of the BUP. A series of workshops is aimed on transforming education in the sense of sustainable principles and implementing education for sustainable development by changing curricula and teaching and learning methods. The project focuses on pedagogical principles and their integration into the teaching process.

For SUA teachers, accommodation and meals are fully covered by BUP Centre. 

More information on project HERE