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CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN REGIONAL INTEGRATION
Start date: 01 Sep 2014, End date: 31 Aug 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

The Centre of Excellence in Regional Integration of the University of Alcalá proposes to organise teaching, and research activities, divulgation events, and produce deliverables aimed at promoting research and discussion about the impact of regional integration in modern societies, both within the European Union and Central America:1. Teaching, offered to: a) postgraduate students enrolled in different LL.M. Programs in the areas of Education, Computer Engineering, Architecture, History, Sociology, Sciences, Medicine, Health, or Languages; b) senior citizens; c) secondary school teachers; and d) immigrants and unemployed citizens.2. Research: a) an interdisciplinary reflection group acting as a think tank will be created in order to foster dialogue between the Academy and policy makers (national and regional representatives as well as diplomatic representatives of the European Union Member States delegations in Spain); and b) an advanced research lecturers’ seminar aimed at improving the teaching and research competences of a selected group of lecturers and Ph.D. students of the University of Alcalá. 3. Events: In order to disseminate and raise awareness about the European integration process among civil society, several conferences will be organised not only in Alcalá, but also in other Member States (Italy and Austria), and in Central America (Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and El Salvador) using an interuniversitary cooperation network already set up under the auspices of the Jean Monnet programme.4. Deliverables: a) the publication in English language of a Handbook on international Law based on the practice of the European Union, fully adapted to the European Higher Education Area; b) the publication in Spanish, English and Chinese languages of an online divulgation paper concerning the impact of the European integration process in our lives; and c) the publication of an online paper series related to the activities and discussions undertaken within the Centre.
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