AUTH is the largest University in Greece, in terms of students and covered scientific fields.
It has executed many projects in the areas of equality, non-discrimination, education on all levels, and mainstreaming gender equality.
The Faculties of Law, Philosophy, Journalism and others have implemented many research projects focusing on quality and excellence. AUTH has established the Committee on Gender and Equality to help the mainstreaming of gender equality, preparing action plans for the promotion and assurance of substantia equality and fight against gender discrimination and sexism.
Jagiellonian University was created in Krakow in the mid-14th century. The University has a strong and rich tradition in Sociology and Ethnography. The project team has extensive and varied experience in conducting research in the field of gender equality and queer studies, as well as implementing projects introducing equality policies in HEIs. Members of the team have cooperated with non-governmental organizations working in the field of human, LGBTQIA+, women’s and migrants’ rights. Experienced in designing and conducting qualitative research and conducting analysis using qualitative data analysis software.
Klaipėda University, established in 1991, gave the port city the status of a university city, and opened up more opportunities for the Western Lithuania region and its people to pursue a university education and a career in science. Today, Klaipėda University is a dynamic, growing multidisciplinary university that consists of 2 scientific institutes – the History and Archeology of the Baltic Region and the Institute of Maritime Research, which concentrate a large number of researchers and conduct studies at the same time. The three faculties – Marine Technology and Natural Sciences, Social and Human Sciences and Health Sciences – are departments in which the academic spirit dominates and scientific projects are developed. KU sets itself the ambitious goal of becoming the leader of universities in the Baltic region. The qualification and reputation of marine researchers working here in the world of science is reflected in the subject Shanghai ranking indicator – according to it, KU is among the 150 universities in the world in the field of oceanographic sciences. About 3,000 students – bachelors, masters, doctoral students – study at KU every year. Over three decades, close to 40,000 graduates have completed their studies here – teachers, business managers, politicians and civil servants, scientists, nurses, radiologists, journalists and others. In 2019, Klaipėda University became a member of the EU-CONEXUS alliance of European universities.
University was born to decentralize HE and to conduct research about culture and history. The team is experienced in research methodology (qualitative research design, methods and instruments, analysis of outcomes). KU researchers are involved in national and international projects as well as regional cooperation programs and have participated in Horizon 2020 programs in many areas, such as sustainable development, environment, Information and Communication Technology and energy.
Social enterprise experienced in non-formal training, designing, and developing IT tools, applied to training and education, multimedia, graphics and design, project management, risk management, Dissemination and Communication Management, Quality Management. Newcomer in Higher Education projects funded within Erasmus+ programme. OpenCom has a great expertise in developing innovative training courses and activities, using Active Learning Methodologies in order to enhance independent learning, lifelong learning and continuing education, critical and systematic thinking of individuals, supporting their sustainable employability and career development. Design and Provision of Training Services. It is Accredited Training Organization for Project Management PRINCE2 Method. It is ASVIS Associate Partner.
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The University of Siena dates back to 1240, being one of the oldest Higher Education Institutions in Europe. It counts today over 16.000 students, enrolled in a broad range of degree courses, including Bachelor’s degrees, Master’s degrees, Long Cycle degrees and PhD. In 2022, it ranked first among the medium-sized Italian Universities for study grants and services for students according to the CENSIS Research Institute classification. It aims to be a global university, able to welcome a growing number of international students, which represent nearly 10% of the total number of enrolled students.
During the latest years, UniSi has been particularly sensitive to gender and LGBTQIA+ issues and several projects and policies have been designed and developed: Between 2016 and 2018 it was the scientific coordinator of the “I have rights” project, promoting the adoption of innovative approaches and practices to school education to facilitate learning in multicultural contexts, as well as being partner in the “TOGETHER” project – which aims to develop University students’ social responsibility by providing them with the necessary intercultural and transversal skills to play an active role in the social inclusion of refugees and inmigrants.; at present, it is a partner in the “SKILLED4Food” project – addressing the complexity of food systems and their challenges with teachers and students.