On 11-13 October was held at the University of Uppsala (Sweden) Baltic Conference of Rectors of the University Programme (BUP). This network, founded in 1991, involves about 200 universities from the Baltic Sea region. The conference, in addition to the resume of achievements and plans for the future arrangements, was also the time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the BUP. The conference was attended by 62 representatives of partner universities within the network, representing 12 countries.

Maritime University of Szczecin was represented by Rector's Plenipotentiary for International Studies - Zbigniew Szozda, PhD. As part of the network are international student conferences held in the form of workshops. BUP Rectors granted Maritime University of Szczecin, the organization of a student conference, which is planned for November 2012. Information on BUP activity can be found at www.balticuniv.uu.se.