Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 26 / Trend E. Ostapenko /
A call for educational project proposals seeking
Jean Monnet Programme funding has been launched by the European Commission, the organization said.
The deadline for the current call is 15 February 2011, for projects to start, at the earliest, in September 2011.
This particular call concerns projects that aim to stimulate excellence in teaching, research and debate in European integration studies in higher education institutions within and outside the
The Jean Monnet Programme is now present in 68 countries throughout the world and more than 760 universities offer Jean Monnet courses as part of their curricula. The Programme brings together a network of 1,600 professors, reaching audiences of 250,000 students every year.
The countries of the "Eastern Partnership", including Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Belarus and Armenia participate in the program.
European integration studies focuses on the origins and evolution of the EU, and analyses both the internal and external dimension of European integration, including the EU's role in dialogue between peoples and cultures.
The Jean Monnet Programme offers support for associations of professors and researchers specialising in European integration andfor information and research activities relating to European integration. The programme is also looking to fund multilateral research groups from different countries.