FOCUS ACADEMY

The ultimate goal is to vertebrate a European Union that takes advantage of the strengths of the regions outside the megalopolis.

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What we want to achieve

General Goal

The ultimate goal of Neoalia Focus Academy is helping to create a generation of regionally rooted student talents that will have the knowledge and the tools to face NEOLAiA NEOTrends from the perspective of a vertebrated European Union that takes advantage of the strengths of the regions outside the megalopolis.

Specific Goals of the Project

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For the consortium

Enhancing the identity of the consortium, with its focus on approaching global problems from the perspective of the regions

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For students

Triggering students’ interest and giving them the tools to cope with the NEOTrends as a way to approach global problems from the perspective of the regions.

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For the regions

Counting with an international force of students and researchers that will include the perspective and the impact of NEOTrends on each specific region, facilitating the interaction across different European regions facing similar challenges.

Pilot Courses

Complex Systems Approaches to Respond to New Challenges in Public Health and Policy Interventions

Complex Systems Approaches to Respond to New Challenges in Public Health and Policy Interventions

Leadership: University of Jaén

Learn about our different pilot programs from each of the partner universities

Responding to MegaTrends in Humanities and Social Sciences

Responding to Megatrends in Humanities and Social Sciences

Leadership: University of Ostrava

Self-directed Learning Competencies, Entrepreneurial Mindset in Digitalization Context

Self-directed Learning Competencies, Entrepreneurial Mindset in Digitalization Context

Leadership: Šiauliai State University of Applied Sciences

NEOLAiA Leaders for European Regions / Team Spirit /NEOLAiA Entrepreneurs

NEOLAiA Leaders for European Regions

Leadership: University “Ştefan Cel Mare” of Suceava

Exploring Self towards Expanding Education / Emotional Awareness and Mindful Attention in Inclusive Contexts

Exploring Self towards Expanding Education / Emotional Awareness and Mindful Attention in Inclusive Contexts

Leadership: Bielefeld University

Artificial Intelligence and Social Robotics in a post-COVID Europe

Artificial Intelligence and Social Robotics in a post-COVID Europe

Leadership: Örebro University

Developing Intercultural Awareness and Cultural Intelligence

Developing Intercultural Awareness and Cultural Intelligence

Leadership: University of Salerno

NEOLAiA Summer School

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GENERAL FEATURES:

  • Each university will hold a one week Summer School focused on a given NEOTrend.
  • Best period will be set after studying the academic schedule and exam period of all universities.
  • In each summer school, one teacher and 2-4 students will participate from each university.
  • Students will be selected based on their involvement (number of courses taken) and their performance (grades in courses taken) in NEOLAiA Focus Academy in the previous years.