About the project

About the project

“Developing a new curriculum in Global Migration, Diaspora and Border Studies in East-Central Europe” (GLocalEAst) is Erasmus+ project carried out by six universities as full partners and ten associated partners from different countries. For the detailed list (click here).

The duration of the project is three years – from 01.09.2020 until 31.08.2023.

Aims and objectives:

GLocalEAst strategic partnership in Migration, Diaspora and Border Studies is designed to address the contemporary challenges in East-Central Europe by promoting research, practice and political links in addressing migration issues, following both transnational and trans-sectoral perspectives. The project embodies the simultaneous creation of an innovative curriculum in Migration, Diaspora and Border Studies and a platform of experts from academic, NGOs and local governmental institutions monitoring migration and integration processes in East-Central Europe.

Moving from a national to a transnational perspective, the GLocalEAst consortium will meet the need for developing new interdisciplinary and innovative courses through the development of a new curriculum that would provide the students with practice-driven skills to be acquired through both classes and internships, facilitating the transition of students to the labour market. Simultaneously, the GLocalEAst consortium will engage the participating institutions in the development and testing of innovative digital methods and pedagogies, aiming at elaborating attractive teaching methods, strengthening the staff professional profiles, filling gaps in specific teaching areas, and promoting internationalisation and networking.