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Jean Monnet - Opportunities for policy debate and exchanges

What is it?

Academics can discuss EU issues and share strategies with policy makers and others in their respective field through the Jean Monnet programme.

By doing this, discussion and reflection on European Union issues will be promoted and knowledge about the Union and its processes will be enhanced boosting EU knowledge in specific contexts. Furthermore new angles and different methodologies in view of making European Union subjects more attractive and adapted to various kinds of target populations will be explored.

What does it involve?

Jean Monnet Networksfoster the creation and development of consortia of international players (HEIs, Centres of Excellence, departments, teams, individual experts, etc.) in the area of European Union studies.

They contribute to gathering information, exchanging practices, building knowledge and promoting the European Integration process across the world. This Action can also support the enhancement of existing networks with specific activities, notably promoting the participation of young researchers in EU-related themes.

Jean Monnet Projectsexplore how European Union studies can be made more attractive by testing new methodologies, pedagogical content and tools for delivery at various educational levels, increasing the knowledge about EU studies in other faculties and supporting information activities for the staff of public administrations and civil society.

Who can take part?

Jean Monnet Networks:

A higher education institution or other organisation active in the European Integration area, established in any country of the world. The applicant must be the coordinator of the network that comprises a minimum of five participating institutions from five different countries.

Jean Monnet Projects:

Higher education institutions or other organisations active in the European Union subject area, established in any country of the world (with the exception of the specific institutions pursuing an aim of European interest designated in the legal basis of the Erasmus+ Programme).