The Jean Monnet Activities will support:
- Academic Modules, Chairs, Centres of Excellence in order to deepen teaching in European integration studies embodied in an official curriculum of higher education institution, as well as to conduct, monitor and supervise research on EU content, also for other educational levels such as teacher training and compulsory education. These Actions are also intended to provide in-depth teaching on European integration matters for future professionals in fields which are in increasing demand on the labour market, and at the same time aim at encouraging, advising and mentoring the young generation of teachers and researchers in European integration subject areas;
- Policy debate with academic world, supported through: a) Networks to enchance cooperation between different universities throughout Europe and around the world, foster cooperation and create a high knowledge exchange platform with public actors and the Commission services on highly relevant EU subjects; b) Projects for innovation and cross-fertilisation and spread of EU content aimed to promote discussion, reflection on EU issues and to enhance knowledge about the EU and its processes;
- Support to institution and associations, to organise and carry out statutory activities of associations dealing with EU studies and Eu issues, and to publicize EU facts among a wider public enhacing active European citizenship. Jean Monnet Activities also provide operating grants to designated institutions which pursue an aim of European interest;
- Studies and conference with the purpose of providing policy-makers with new insights and concrete suggestions via critical independent academic views, and to reflect on current issues of the EU, in particular through the annual major international conference on highly political subjects with the participations of policy-makers, civil society and top-level academics.
The Jean Monnet Action is aimed exclusively at higher education institutions, both within and outside of European Union. Jean Monnet activities also support cooperation projects, conferences and publications on the variety research issues dealing with the history, politics, economics and law of the European Union and the EU's relations with other areas of the world.
Universities, organizations and associations from all over the world can apply direct to EACEA for Jean Monnet activities.
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