Kick-Off Meeting

The LEAP Kick-Off Conference which was organised by METU in September 2019 in Ankara. The Kick-Off Conference was consist of two parts: the first day of the Meeting, which was close to public, would be a good opportunity for key staff of the Network to meet in person, to familiarise themselves with the work plan, priorities and organisation of the project and to discuss and update the work programme of the LEAP. The second day of the Kick-off Meeting had a launch event open to public. Through this event, LEAP was disseminated to the representatives of the EU Delegation to Turkey, Ambassadors of the Network countries, bureaucrats from the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Directorate of EU Affairs Turkish Ministry, civil society representatives, academics and EU experts.

Workshop I: Teaching and Learning Europe

In line with the first research pillar of the LEAP which explores educational aspect of the EU integration and aims to unfold complexities and challenges of teaching and learning the EU at ‘the periphery’, a two-day workshop in March 2020 was going to be organised by the IFNUL. Due to the recent pandemic, the event is postponed to a future date. One-and-a-half-day workshop where the epistemological and methodological challenges of teaching and learning Europe at ‘the periphery’ will be explored, attended by one member of the Key Staff of each partner and paper givers will be followed by a two-hour seminar by the keynote speaker on the challenges and opportunities attached to the EU Studies as a discipline.

Project Partners


Project is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union