Search and Rescue Competition, May 23rd to 26th, 2024, at Gökçetepe Nature Park in Keşan district of Edirne

Search and Rescue Competition - Jedrene


Dear Members of the Balkan Universities Association,

To enhance disaster awareness, foster cultural interaction, and promote a culture of collaboration within the Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform, a competition will be organized among university students. The objective is to establish disaster and emergency/search and rescue teams among university students, ensuring more effective participation in disaster and emergency activities, while concurrently increasing awareness of disasters among young university students.

This competition, titled "Search and Rescue Competition," will take place among Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform Universities. The event is scheduled to occur from May 23rd to 26th, 2024, at Gökçetepe Nature Park in Keşan district of Edirne. The timeline for the competition is as follows:


Announcement Date / Location


January 15th, 2024 / Thrace and Balkan Countries

Application Dates         

January 15th – March 29th, 2024


Thrace and Balkan Countries Championship         

May 23-26, 2024 / Edirne

This competition, open to the participation of Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform countries, will be organized in the format of 'Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform Championship' with the participation of teams from Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform. The transportation, accommodation, and meal expenses of the participants will be covered by the Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform (Türkiye).

The involvement of your university's disaster and emergency/search and rescue teams in this organization will be a source of great pride for both your university and the Balkan Cities Cooperation Platform. Details about the competition are attached, and we eagerly await your feedback.


Inst. Nurgül SARSILMAZ
Best Regards,

International Relations Office / Secretariat of Balkan Universities Association
Trakya University
International Relations Application and Research Centre,
Balkan Campus 22030 Edirne/TURKEY
Phone:+90 284 213 96 34
+90 284 235 90 28 Ext: 3