BSRUN is an umbrella organisation to facilitate and enhance co-operation between the members.

Plenary Meeting of the network is organised every third year.

The executive body of the network is the Steering Committee.


Kari Hyppönen - Chairman of the Steering Committee

+ 358 405 569 019

kari.hypponen[at]; president[at]


University of Latvia Secretariat

Gundars Bērziņš - in charge of the Secretariat (BSRUN Rules and Regulations 6.4.4)

Annija Apsīte - Secretarial Services

Faculty of Business, Management and Economics,

University of Latvia

Aspazijas bulvaris 5

Riga, Latvia


Phone: +371 67034718

Email: bsrun[at]


UNECON Secretariat

Dmitry Vasilenko in charge of the Secretariat (BSRUN Rules and Regulations 6.4.4)

Aleksei Iurin - Secretarial Services

International Office

Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics

Sadovaya Street 21

191023 Saint Petersburg, Russia

Phone: +7 952 66 66 366

Email: bsrun[at]



Council of the Baltic Sea States
BSRUN is a strategic partner of CBSS

Horizontal Action (HA) Neighbours Coordination Group
BSRUN is a member of the HA Neighbours Coordination Group

Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference
BSRUN has an observer status with BSPC

Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window/Action 2 projects
BSRUN is an associate member of Triple I, Aurora, BMU-MID and MID

BSRUN is an associate partner in the MODERN European Platform on Higher Education Modernisation

EU-Drivers - European Drivers for a Regional Innovation Platform
BSRUN is a project partner in the EU-Drivers project of ESMU (European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities)

United Nations Academic Impact
BSRUN endorses and subscibes to the principles in the United Nations Academic Impact