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  1. 1. Date: in 12 pts Erasmus+ Jean Monnet activities European Commission, DG EAC
  2. 2. Education and Culture "There will be no peace in Europe if the States rebuild themselves on the basis of national sovereignty ... The countries of Europe are not strong enough individually to be able to guarantee prosperity and social development for their peoples" "Make men work together - show them that beyond their differences and geographical boundaries, there lies a common interest." Jean Monnet 1888-1979
  3. 3. Education and Culture 1952 Jean Monnet becomes the first President of the European Coal and Steel Community. One of his close aides, Jacques-René Rabier, follows him to Luxembourg in January 1953. 1989 The Jean Monnet Action is launched and Emile Noël becomes the first president of the European University Council for the Jean Monnet Action.
  4. 4. Education and Culture JEAN MONNET What for? Promote excellence in Higher Education in European integration through •teaching and research •policy debate with academic world and exchanges •support to associations activities
  5. 5. Education and Culture JEAN MONNET What is the aim? • equip students and young professionals with knowledge of European Union subjects relevant for their academic and professional lives and enhance their civic skills •stimulate teaching and research on the European Union •foster the dialogue between the European Union and the world at Higher Education world-wide
  6. 6. Jean Monnet Action  Modules: short teaching programme in the field of European Union studies  Chairs: teaching posts with a specialisation in EU studies for university professors or senior lecturers  Centres of Excellence: focal points of competence and knowledge on European Union subjects  Networks and Projects: activities to support innovation, cross-fertilisation and spread of EU content  Institutions and Associations: contribute to the study and dissemination of the EU integration process
  7. 7. Education and Culture JEAN MONNET actions Teaching and research Aims to support: 40h teaching programme in the field of European Union studies 90h teaching post with a specialisation in European Union studies focal points of competence & knowledge on European Union subjects Main activities: - teaching in European integration studies embodied in an official curriculum, - conduct, monitor and supervise research on EU subjects, - organise and coordinate human and documentary resources related to European Union studies. Expected impact: more than a thousand of Modules and Chairs and 100 Centres of Excellence by the year 2020 and reach out to more than 2.000.000 students and professional Modules Chairs Centres of Excellence
  8. 8. Education and Culture JEAN MONNET actions: Policy debate and exchanges Aims to support: enhance cooperation and promote results on high level research explore different methodologies, promote discussion & reflection Main activities: - foster the exchange of knowledge and expertise with a view to mutually enhancing good practices, - enhance cooperation and create a knowledge exchange platform with public actors and the Commission services on highly relevant EU subjects, - development of academic content and tools for specific target groups, - joint development of content and co-teaching Expected Impact: Some 500 Project and more than 20 networks producing new methodologies and tools Networks Projects
  9. 9. Education and Culture Aims to support: to enhance teacher and training activities on EU subject areas contributing to the study of the European integration process. Main activities: - collect, elaborate analyse and disseminate European Union facts and knowledge - organise Master level courses on European Union issues or professional advanced training - organise and carry out statutory activities of associations dealing with European Union studies - publicize European Union facts among a wider public enhancing active citizenship Expected impact: Some 100 Associations will be able to contribute to the EU image JEAN MONNET activities: Support to institutions or associations Associations
  10. 10. Education and Culture
  11. 11. Education and Culture Erasmus+ Jean Monnet worldwide network 1989 - 2015 • 78 countries • 800 universities offering Jean Monnet courses • Over 4,460 projects • 1,700 professors and ca. 265,000 students every year
  12. 12.  18 Jean Monnet Centres of Excellence  78 Jean Monnet Chairs supported in non-EU countries including 1 Jean Monnet Chair in India in 2010 Prof. Rajendra Kumar JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY "India and the European Union: Perceptions, Policies, Challenges" Course includes : Politics and Institutions of the European Union, Contemporary European Foreign Policy and the role of the European Union in World Politics. Jean Monnet Action 2007 - 2013
  13. 13. Education and Culture 2014 •3 new Chairs in China •1 Centre of Excellence in New Zealand •1 Association in New Zealand •1 Project in China, •1 Module in each Cambodia, China, New Zealand and •1 India Jean Monnet Module Coordinator Prof. Neeta Inamdar "Cultural Analysis and European Identity " •Development of an interdisciplinary teaching module and panel discussions on cultural analysis and European identity; •Fostering the understanding of European integration and analysing the nascent European identity; •Inclusion of students and scholars from different fields of studies Jean Monnet E+ 2014 -2015
  14. 14. Education and Culture Erasmus+ Jean Monnet – Selection 2015 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Other Countries Applications Selection
  15. 15. Education and Culture  Modules  Chairs  Centres of Excellence Networks and Projects Associations New call for applications : October 2015 - February 2016  Only one applicant institution is required (except for Networks)  Apply directly to the Agency EACEA HEIs HEIs / consortium Association Who can apply?
  16. 16. Education and Culture Erasmus+ What's new for Jean Monnet 2016? • Jean Monnet Chair :  minimum 90 teaching hours per academic +  at least one additional activity per academic year • Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence:  requirement to hold a Chair removed • Jean Monnet Networks:  minimum number of countries for the network is reduced to 3 • No support to Institutions any more
  17. 17. Education and Culture Project examples Year 2012 - JM Module "Economic and Environmental Governance in the EU: A Model? " University of Macau, Macau Professor in charge: Associate Professor Paulo Canelas de Castro 2014- Jean Monnet CHAIR " Study on EU Environmental Policy with Economics" SICHUAN UNIVERSITY , Chengdu, China Professor in charge: Professor Lei RAO
  18. 18. Selection criteria • Relevance of the project to the objectives and priorities of the action • Quality of the project team; profile and the pertinence of the academic staff involved with the proposed activities • Quality of the project design and implementation; consistency between project objectives, activities and the budget proposed • Impact on the institution
  19. 19. Education and Culture Erasmus+ More information •Erasmus+ Programme Guide and 2016 General Call for proposals: plus/discover/guide/index_en.htm •Jean Monnet Activities: •Funding - Jean Monnet Activities within Erasmus+: •Jean Monnet Directory: •Jean Monnet selection results:

Editor's Notes

  • This is my last slight on the selection results 2014 and it shows you the other countries which applied for Jean Monnet and those which were sucessful:
    China, Canada and New Zealand were the most sucessful onces;
    In total we received 44 applications form those countries and 15 projects were selected;
    Societies, polities are in search of new forms of governance to address areas of life
    characterized by new, complex realities and problems such as those of the economy and
    the environment. This ‘governance’ approach, different from that of ‘government’, has
    been dragging in renewing legal thinking and legal solutions. Its potential seems also to
    bear optimization in the Asian context, where the EU experience may be much

    SICHUAN project
    This project aims to establish a team of teaching and research staff including young and
    bilingual (Chinese and English) staff in the team, so that six courses and a series of
    lectures on EU studies, including the European Integration studies, EU policy studies,
    especially environmental policy with economics, will be offered at Sichuan University.
    Meanwhile training courses and seminars / workshops for local government agencies,
    industries, media and school may also be offered as value-added achievements for the