conf2019singapureJean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies participated in NearEU Closing Conference which took place at Nanyang Technological University, 24-26 July, Singapure.
Associate Professor Foteini Asderaki presented a paper under the title “The Bologna Processa and Greece as an academic hub: lessons (not) learned” in International Conference “Thinking Globally? Internationalising higher education around the world”.

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Foteini Asderaki, Associate Professor on European Integration and a Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies at the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus, Greece, has been elected as the Chair of the Doctoral School on the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) of the European Security and Defence College, European External Action Service in June 11, 2019.

Link: https://esdc.europa.eu/doctoral-school/

The Doctoral School has been initiated in 2017 and officially launched in 2018. It consists of a network of universities, military higher education institutions, research centers and NGOs aiming at the enhancement of the European Studies and Research on CSDP. A pool of professors, practitioners, experts and stakeholders support the PhD Fellows. In this way Doctoral candidates, whose dissertation may focus on theoretical issues, applied policies and practices, and cutting-edge technologies, have the opportunity to carry out their research in an interdisciplinary environment that offers them extra-academic experience, contacts with representatives of European institutions and bodies as well as internships and scholarships. Thus, PhD Fellows will contribute with high quality research to upgrading the role of the European Union as a peace-maker in a complex and unstable international environment.

jm30Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies, participated to the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities and the European University Institute’s State of the Union event in Florence 2-3 May 2019.

DSC 0069The Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies, the Laboratory of Education Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation and the Laboratory of Eastern Mediterranean, Middle and Major East: Economy-Politics-Civilization of the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus, was organized the International Conference "The European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area: The role of the Universities and Research Centers in smart specialization and growth", which took place on April 18-19 2019 at the University of Piraeus premises, 80 Karaoli & Dimitriou St, Piraeus.

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eastmedconf cyprusOn April 4-5, 2019 a managerial meeting and a final conference were conducted at the University of Cyprus in the context of the Erasmus ΚΑ2 East Med program, under the title: “The EU and the Eastern Mediterranean: Prospects and Challenges” with the participation of four regional Universities (University of Piraeus, Ca’Foscari University-Italy, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev-Israel, and the University of Cyprus). Professor Aristotle Tziampiris, Chair of the Department of International and European Studies and the academic coordinator of the programme analysed the challenges for the South East Mediterranean region both for EU and the consortium countries. Foteini Asderaki, Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies delivered a lecture on: “Youth in the South East Mediterranean Region: Opportunities and Challenges”.