The BUP Summer School; Science and Sail 2023. PhD student application.

Available 2023-05-11 – 2023-05-29
Contact person Pontus Ambros, employed at The Baltic University Programme
The last application day is 29 May 2023.

The BUP's Student Summer School; Science and Sail, PHD Student Application

This is the application form for the The Baltic University Programme's 2023 Student Summer School. Note this is the application for PhD students.

Date: 3-9 July, 2023
Location: Klaipėda, Lithuania

The Summer School is organised by:
The Baltic University Programme's Coordinating Secretariat at Uppsala University, Sweden
The Baltic University Programme's National Centre in Lithuania at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Klaipėda University

General information

First name - Required
Last name - Required
Email - Required
How do you describe your gender? - Required
Date of birth (yyyy-mm-dd) - Required
As this summer school will involve an excursion on a boat, as a precautionary measure, are you able to swim unaided for a distance of 200m?
Are there any underlying medical conditions that the organising committee need to be aware of? (if you answer yes, the organisers will ask you to specify these if you are selected to participate).
In which country do you currently reside? - Required
Nationality- according to your passport - Required


Where are you currently enrolled as a student? - Required
If you are affiliated at a university not mentioned in the list, which one?
What is the name of your department? - Required
Level of the degree you are currently pursuing - Required
Which year are you currently studying on your PhD? - Required
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th More than 5th
Please briefly describe the background and focus of your PhD- what is your topic, subject area, empirical focus? (150-200 words). - Required
Have you taken part in any previous BUP events? - Required
If yes, which BUP event(s) have you taken part in?

Contact information

Phone number - Required
Which of the following apps can be used to contact you?

English skills

The Student conference will be held in English, it is therefore important that you as an applicants have English language proficiency in both spoken and written English.

On what level would you grade your skills in English? - Required
Basic Good Excellent Fluent Don't know


What motivates you to take part in this summer school? (100-150 words). Consider your studies, future aspirations and the mentoring role. - Required
This year's summer school is taking place in Klaipėda on the Baltic Sea. What particular perspectives and knowledge about the Baltic Sea and sustainability are you hoping to gain? (100-150 words) - Required
Do you have experience or supervising/teaching/mentoring university students? - Required
If yes, please describe your experience. You are welcome to include links to videos, activities, courses etc.

Additional information

We are looking for new ways to reach students in the Baltic Sea region, therefore we are curious to know where you heard about our Student Conference. Where did you first hear about the Student conference? - Required

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