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Thessaloniki – Career development and social integration for refugee researchers

Start: 13/02/2019 at 09:30

End: 13/02/2019 at 17:15


The Greek Centre for Research and Technology in Thessaloniki (CERTH), together with the University of Bielefeld and the University of Sofia, are organising a training in Thessaloniki, Greece on 13 February 2019 for researchers with an asylum-related status. The training will cover topics like the European labour market for researchers, identifying and overcoming intercultural differences and employability gaps, and applying for research-related positions in the EU.

The training is part of the project ‘BRiDGE – Bridge for Researchers in Danger Going to Europe’, which is a two-year project funded under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. The project is coordinated by Bielefeld University (Germany) with partners from Greece, Switzerland, Turkey and Bulgaria, all of whom are members of the European Commission network for career development and mobility of researchers (EURAXESS).

The main objective of the BRiDGE project is to support refugee researchers in the BRiDGE partner countries in finding their long-term professional realisation in research and business organisations in Europe. The project provides tailored training and mentoring, as well as opportunities for networking and sharing personal experiences.

The travel expenses of researchers with an asylum-related status are covered by the project. Those interested in participating should contact Ms Foteini Ziogou at

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Research Dissemination Center (Red Building), Aristotle University Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece