EUGLOBE: a prestigious Jean Monnet Module at Lobachevsky University
Andrey Leonov, Assistant Professor at the Department of European and International Law, has received a prestigious “Jean Monnet Module” grant from the European Commission. This grant will support the implementation of the project EUGLOBE (total budget of 36 014, 00 Euros) involving both teaching and research activities in the field of European Union studies for a three-year period (2015-2018).
EUGLOBE (“The European Union as a Global Human Rights Actor”) aims to make a significant contribution to both the development of the academic field of EU studies and the practical use of knowledge on the EU by various non-academic users (civil servants, (sub)National Human Rights Institutions, legal practitioners, civil society) in Russia. Within this mission, a specific objective of this project – and Lobachevsky University of Nizhny Novgorod – is capacity-buildin
The project will reach its objectives by successfully integrating various types of activities, such as delivering a tailor-made in-depth interdisciplinar
The project’s main deliverables will include a series of journal articles in leading international and Russian peer-reviewed academic outlets and an edited volume collecting papers from the project’s academic workshop. The teaching component relying on innovative teaching methods will be included in the curriculum of the MA Programme “International Law for Business” launched in September 2015 at the Faculty of Law. By enlarging the scope of its EU-focused teaching and incorporating best international practices in EU-related teaching and research, the project will strengthen Lobachevsky University profile in the field of EU studies and, in particular, EU Law in Russia and internationally.