Interuniversity training course “Understanding of the main issues of EU policies related to education-research-innovation”

Interuniversity training course “Understanding of the main issues of EU policies related to education-research-innovation”


On 30th of November – 11th December was organized the second online interuniversity training course „Undestanding of the main issues of EU Policies related to education-research-innovation” within the project nr. 610666-EPP-1-2019-1-MD-EPPJMO-PROJECT “Promoting education-research-innovation through European economic integration of the Republic of Moldova” with the support of the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

            The training was organized by Moldova State University and conducted by Elena Simciuc, Head of the Office for International Projects within International Relations Department of Moldova State University. It was organized thanks to Zoom software.

            The following topics were presented and discussed by three trainers, Elena Simciuc from Moldova State University, Rodica Crudu from Academy of Economic Studies and Robert Khachatryan from Brusov University, Armenia during each week:

·         History and structure of the EU;

·         Decision making process of the EU;

·         European Neighbourhood policy and Eastern Partnership;

·         EU-Moldova Association Agreement: education-research-innovation;

·         EUROPE 2020- A European strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth;

·         EU Education Agenda;

·         EU Innovation and research Policy;

·         EU initiatives;

·         ERASMUS+ and Horizon 2020;

·         Basics of Grant Writing.

The training was attended by 49 participants from Republic of Moldova, Romania and Armenia: the first week 27 and the second 22 participants. Each training brought together university students from Bachelor or Master studies, young unviersity lectures and researchers, student associations, interested administrative staff, civil servants from local, regional administrations who primarily work with EU law/Policy and therefore require both theoretical and practical training in EU integration issues and leaders of NGOs wishing to enhance inter-disciplinary skills within diffrent aspects of European integration.

The overall duration of the training session was 40 hours, each week comprised 20 hours.

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