8th november 2018

Inauguration of PISCES Contest

North Atlantic Producers Organization Ltd. in cooperation with the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdańsk and the University of Akureyri School of Business and Science in Iceland undertook the organization of a scholarship contest, which aim is to support Polish students willing to study at the University of Akureyri under the Erasmus Scholarship Program. The event inaugurating the PISCES competition took place on November 7, 2018 at the Faculty of Management at the University of Gdańsk.


- I recoginize the education of the future employees of the fisheries sector as a foundation for the future development of the national and European maritime economy, the so-called blue economy sector, which has been model for years in Iceland - says Bogusław Szemioth, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Iceland in Warsaw and adds that the idea behind Polish Icelandic SCholarchip - Exchange Studies (PISCES) best descibers the slogan of the competition: 'be SMART! 4Blue Education '.


Students of Management at the University of Gdańsk of the Faculty of Management will be able to apply for three annual scholarships in the amount of EUR 5,000 each (the total prize pool is EUR 15,000), and the condition for participation in the competition is:

  • the status of the ERASMUS + scholarship holder at the University of Akureyri
  • submitting a competition application together with writing a paper on "Quality management driven by innovations influence of storage and transportation conditions of frozen herring, mackerel and cod on quality and processing"
  • presentation of the above work before the PISCES Program Board


Details and current information are available here



photo: Promotion Unit of the University of Gdansk

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