The Workshop “The Future of Europe” took place at the University of Piraeus, in the framework of the Open Course “Education, Training, Research and Innovation in EU”. The participants of the workshop were undergraduate and postgradute Greek and Ιnternational students from the Department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus.
The workshop was organized by the Laboratory of Education Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation (ERDIC) and the Jeam Monnet Chair on European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies.
The objective of the workshop was to bring together students of different age and origin in order to exchange views on contemporary european issues. The main topic of discussion was the Future of Europe under the spectrum of 1) Brexit, 2) the raise of eurosceptisism and 3) the role of Education and young people.
The academic coordinator of the course, Assit. Prof. Dr. Foteini Asderaki encouraged the students to take the stand and share their views on the recent social and political developments. Italian students shared their views on the results of the recent Italian referendum and the master students Hilary Emefiele Erhabor of Nigerian origin gave a very interesting presentation on “Regional and Interregional Relationships of Europe and Africa”. The course concluded with an intercultural dinner prepared by the students of the course.
Pictures from the workshop