On July 31, 2019 the Executive Agency for Education, Audiovisual and Culture (EACEA) published the results of the selection for the Erasmus+ Programme, Jean Monnet Actions (EAC/A03/2018). This year 1315 applications were submitted, out of which only 251 were selected for funding.
The State Agricultural University of Moldova will benefit from a grant awarded by the European Commission in the amount of 49,650 EUR in order to carry out the project “EUAGRO: Fostering European Integration of the Republic of Moldova with the specific accent on the agriculture sector”, having as coordinator Elena Simciuc, Director of the Center for European Studies “EUroSTUDIES”, State Agrarian University of Moldova.
The EUAGRO project will be implemented over a period of 2 years, starting with October 2019 and will be completed at the end of October 2021. During the EUAGRO project, there are planned various activities that tend towards realization of projects’ objectives. They are dedicated to delivery of high level of teaching and research activities, awareness-raising, information and capacity building activities.
⦁ Four seminars “Understanding the main issues of EU policies in the Republic of Moldova”;
⦁ Round table “EU-Moldova Association Agreement: the planned stages”;
⦁ International workshop “Legal aspects of the European agricultural policy and the role of agricultural products in the commercial relationship between the EU and the Republic of Moldova”;
⦁ Conference “Perspectives and achievements within the European integration of the Republic of Moldova”;
⦁ Research “Effects of repatriated migrants on rural and agricultural development”.
Jean Monnet’s actions aim to promote excellence in teaching and research, in the field of European Union studies, worldwide. These actions also aim to promote dialogue between academia and society, including local and governmental decision makers, civil servants, civil society actors, representatives of different levels of education and media representatives. Supported activities generate knowledge and information that can support the EU decision-making process and which can strengthen the EU’s role in a globalized society.