An annual contest for research papers on the Baltic Sea Region by university students runs in cooperation with university professors active in the field of research into Baltic Sea Region. The themes each year relate to the region, enabling students to learn about different aspects of their regional history. The research should encourage analysis on how their own history and culture relates to neighbours in the region. The topics can emerge from sociology, history, politics, communication, anthropology and psychology.
Title: Academic Research Contest (ARC)
Section: for classroom / outside classroom
Name of the Organization: Unitas Foundation
Geographical area: National / regional / international
Summary and Purpose: An academic research competition organized annually to encourage research into themes related to the Baltic Sea Region. The contest develops the students’ research skills.