U2SID – University to society collaborations for inclusive digital transformation in the Western Balkans

U2SID – University to society collaborations for inclusive digital transformation in the Western Balkans

U2SID – University to society collaborations for inclusive digital transformation in the Western Balkans

U2SID Aim

To foster inclusive digital transformation in the Western Balkans through increased collaboration between universities with other stakeholders such as businesses, policy makers, civil society, and media.

The specific objectives of U2SID are:

SO1 – To strengthen digital competences of teachers, students, and professionals through the development of a Digital Literacies Acceleration Programme as a collaborative programme among universities on one side and businesses, civil society, local decision makers and media on the other.

SO2 – To improve innovative teaching methods through piloting a Digital Transformation Challenge for students as a project-based and solution-oriented learning based on mentoring, coaching and placement at businesses, civil society, local decision makers and media.

SO3 – To raise awareness on the importance of inclusive digitalisation by including vulnerable target groups in the digitalization process.

Participants

Project Coordinator:

  • UNISHK University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Universiteti i Shkodrës “Luigj Gurakuqi”)

Project Partners:

  • UNIKO University „Fan S. Noli” of Korca (Universiteti “Fan S. Noli”, Korçë)
  • UMSH Mediterranean University of Albania (Universiteti Mesdhetar i Shqipërisë)
  • SCiDEV Center Science and Innovation for Development (Qendra Shkencë dhe Inovacion për Zhvillim)
  • CCIS Center for Comparative and International Studies (Qendra për Studime Krahasuese dhe Ndërkombëtare)
  • NASRI National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation (Agjencia Kombëgtare e Këkrimit Shkencor dhe Inovacionit)
  • UCG University of Montenegro (Univerzitet Crne Gore)
  • UniBelgrade University of Belgrade (Univerzitet u Beogradu)
  • UNISALENTO University of Salento (Università del Salento)

Other project info

  • Project number: 101083131
  • Project name: University to society collaborations for inclusive digital transformation in the Western Balkans
  • Project acronym: U2SID
  • Call: ERASMUS-EDU-2022-CBHE
  • Topic: ERASMUS-EDU-2022-CBHE-STRAND-2
  • Type of action: ERASMUS Lump Sum Grants
  • Granting authority: European Education and Culture Executive Agency

For more please visit U2SID wepage