PoSIG europs

Erasmus+ “Curriculum Development joint European Political Science MA (euroPS)”
Erasmus+ Key Action 2 on Capacity Building in Higher Education

Erasmus+ is the new EU Programme in the fields of education, training, youth and sport for the period 2014-2021. The programme is based on previous EU programs (Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, Alfa, Edulink etc.) and provides opportunities for student and staff mobility, as well as capacity building projects. Developments in education, training, youth and sport can make a major contribution to help tackle socio-economic changes, the key challenges that Europe will be facing until the end of the decade and to support the implementation of the European policy agenda for growth, jobs, equity and social inclusion.

The Erasmus+ Project: “Curriculum Development joint European Political Science MA (euroPS)” led by University of Salzburg - Department of Political Science and Sociology, aims to develop a joint/multiple MA in Political Science to be accredited at all project partner and the development of a multilateral management of this MA. The project aims at implementing a multilateral Joint/Multiple Degree (JD) for Political Science on the MA level (120 ECTS) with diploma supplement for all participating partners on a European standard. As modernization and Europeanisation project it will support reflecting and enhancing standards at European Union partners and Western Balkan partners and intensify regular academic exchange of good practice and sustainable networking between EU-WB partners but especially between WB. The project will run for two years, October 2015 – September 2017.

European University of Tirana is one of the initiator of the project idea and consortium together with the University of Salzburg, University of Ljubljana and University of Pavia and also responsible for the work package 10 on Dissemination. The project partners are: University of Salzburg (PLUS) as LP; University of Pavia (UPAV); University of Ljubljana (ULJU); Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University, Institute for Sociological Political and Juridical Research, Skopje; Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tirana (UTIR); FAMA College (FAMA); University of Business and Technology (UBT); University of Sarajevo (UNSA); Sarajevo School of Science Technology (SSST).

The consortium of EuroPS has now opened up the first admission applications for Joint Master in Political Science – Integration and Governance (PoSIG). PoSIG is highly student centred with a consistent focus on learning outcomes and competences. PoSIG is addressed to all international students who have a BA Political Science and a certain level of methodology education. As the first joint MA program PoSIG received a positive European Accreditation approval from AQ Austria (Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation).

PoSIG Brochure (Click here)

Project’s fiche (Click Here)

For more visit the project webpage: www.euro-ps.org
For more on Erasmus+  http://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/index_en.htm
For Erasmus+ in Albania http://erasmusplus.al/

Project Coordinator in UET
Dr. Blerjana Bino
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