Social Integration and Cohesion for Third Country Nationals

The project aimed to develop a mechanism of consultation with third country national communities, directly pursuing to ensure a continuous and efficient communication between local and national authorities, the local civil society and the citizens from EU non-member states having legal stay in Romania.

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EDICC – European Diploma for Intercultural Competence

This project brought together a consortium of 10 European Universities and NGOs to develop an academic curriculum for Continuing Education on Intercultural Competence. The project modified and transferred existing theoretical and multidisciplinary knowledge of Intercultural Competence of partner organizations into work-life oriented curricula on Intercultural Competence for adult learners.

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Survival Kit – Managing Multilateral Projects in the Lifelong Learning Programme

The Survival Kit aims to provide guidance for education professionals on how to plan, organise, implement, monitor and evaluate, disseminate and sustain Multilateral Projects in Grundtvig and other actions of the Lifelong Learning Programme. The publication addresses, above all, project co-ordinators with little or no previous experience with European co-operation.

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ACID – Active Citizens for Intercultural Dialogue

The aim of this project was to organize citizens’ panels on the importance of intercultural dialogue in the context of an increasingly intercultural European Union, exploring original and innovative methodology, with the potential to encourage citizens’ participation and to stimulate dialogue between European citizens and the institutions of the European Union.

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RURBAN – Interculturality in the rural and in the urban areas, in Romania and Hungary

The aim of the project was to develop youth cooperation in the cross-border area between Romania and Hungary, through joint activities of the young people in the region, which were meant to stimulate their interest for active engagement both in aggregating their own interests, as well as for active involvement in community life in general.

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Developing cultural tourism in Banat – A cross-border challenge

The aim of this project was to contribute to the touristic capitalisation of material and immaterial cultural heritage in Banat. Cultural tourism is an essential aspect both for preserving and protecting the heritage and for socio-economic and cultural development of the region.


INTERMUSE – Intercultural Education through Museums

INTERMUSE project started from the idea that museums represent valuable resources for intercultural education but innovative methodologies need to be developed to increase motivation for learning, particularly among upper-secondary school pupils. The aim of the project was to stimulate pupils’ active involvement in intercultural learning and their reflection on sensitive and complex issues regarding cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue, as well as their willingness to learn other languages, by engaging them in the design of computer games in the framework of school-museum cooperation.

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EUROPEP – Priority Education Policies in Europe

Through EUROPEP Project a comparative study was conducted on priority education policies in eight European countries, selected based on the diversity of their education system: UK, Belgium, France, Greece, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania and Sweden.

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International Congress for Intercultural Research

In 2007 the Intercultural Institute of Timisoara organised the 11th Congress of the organisation Association pour la Recherche Interculturelle (ARIC), gathering in Timisoara over 150 researchers from Europe, North and South America, Africa and Asia. The Congress was entitled: Territories, Limits, Crossings. Interculturality in Movement and allowed the presentation of researches from diverse disciplines such as: psychology, sociology, linguistics, education, anthropology, law, etc.

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EDE – Education through Diversity in Europe

This project was an action research developed in a partnership between researchers, teachers and educators from eight countries of the European Union with the aim to study the conditions and the possibility of education through diversity. Diversity is a richness that needs to be cultivated in order to open the perspectives of teachers and students in order to deconstruct stereotypes and prejudices. The action research studies carried on in this project took into account the diversity of sex, ethnicity and socio-cultural background.

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