WELCOME to the UBC website

Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) is the leading network of cities in the Baltic Sea Region with around 100 Member Cities from Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden. Founded in 1991 in Gdańsk, UBC is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of its member cities.

UBC works through seven Commissions: Cultural Cities, Inclusive and Healthy Cities, Planning Cities, Safe Cities, Smart and Prospering Cities, Sustainable Cities, and Youthful Cities.

City News & Events


City News & Events

Russian Enigma seminarTurku

City News & Events

Christmas celebration openingElva

City News & Events

Christmas City Tartu Tartu

City News & Events

Rostock’s Christmas marketRostock

City News & Events

Slush 2017Helsinki

City News & Events

Christmas MarketGreifswald

Join UBC and become a member!

The UBC is a constantly growing organisation with members in all ten countries surrounding the Baltic Sea. We invite your city to become a member.


Here you can find information about programmes providing funds for projects contributing to the economic, social and sustainable development of the Baltic Sea region.

Partner Search

Welcome to the UBC Partner Search notice board!

European Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

UBC works strenuously to implement the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR)