Curriculum Development and Capacity Building in th..
Curriculum Development and Capacity Building in the field of EU Studies
Start date: Oct 15, 2012,
The project on Curriculum Development and Capacity Building in EU Studies (CURDEUS) aims to enhance knowledge of EU Studies and promotes European dimensions of quality in education and facilitate networking between universities in the EU and Azerbaijan.The project specifically aims to: • Update the existing curriculum and establish a new curriculum in the field of EU Studies in accordance with European standards; • Develop or build teachers’ professional capacity in the field of EU Studies;• Establish a permanent EU Studies Centre in Azerbaijan (at Khazar University), which will function as a resource centre and think tank in this field;• Develop double and/or joint degree programmes in EU Studies with interested institutions. In accordance with these objectives, the main outcomes of the project will be as follows: a) A new and/or harmonised curriculum in EU Studies in line with European standards;b) Increased capacity (trained professional academic staff, availability of high quality teaching materials and other resources) in the field of EU Studies in Azerbaijan; c) An EU Studies Centre in Azerbaijan which will ensure the sustainability of the projectd) Develop joint degree programmes in EU Studies between Azerbaijani universities already offering course on the EU (Khazar University and Baku State University and European universities having already an expertise and well-established programmes in this field (Leiden University, the University of Lodz, the University of Lusophone and the University of Genoa). This programme will facilitate further cooperation between all involved universities and contribute to the sustainability and dissemination of project results.
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