Black Sea Universities Network

 

 

The Black Sea Universities Network (BSUN) is an initiative aiming the development of a collaborative platform between the universities from the Black Sea Region.

The network has the legal status of an international ad-hoc organization and has been established on July 1998 on the ocasion of the second conference of rectors from universities from Black Sea Region, held in Constanta on the premises of University Ovidius of Constanta.

The network includes more than 100 member universities from the 12 member countries of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine and Serbia).

 

 

 

BSUN has the status of Sectoral Dialogue Partner to Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC), is in a close cooperation with Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC), is a member of the European University Association (EUA) and a founding member of the UN "Academic Impact" Initiative.

BSUN has signed collaborative agreements and develops a close collaboration with the Eurasia Universities Association coordinated by Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Caspian Universities Association, the Baltic Sea Cooperation Program and the Mediterranean network of schools of engineering (RMEI). BSUN also signed a strategic partnership with Hewlett Packard Romania for cooperation in high performance computing and cloud computing and with ENEA from Italy to cooperate in developing joint activities in the field of education and research on green economy, sustainable development, renewable energy sources.

According to the  BSUN Charter , the priorities for the Network activity are approved by the Conference of Rectors from the Black Sea Region / BSUN General Assembly.

Between the ordinary sessions of BSUN General Assembly, decisions are taken by the Executive Board.

The implementation of the BSUN program is coordinated by the Presidential Troika.

The official contact point of the BSUN is the BSUN International Permanent Secretariat. 

The activity of the International Permanent Secretariat is coordinated by BSUN Secretary General.


GA and Executive Board working documents