Call for contributions-June 2023

Jean Monnet Module Workshop

Call for contributions

June 9 and & 10 2023
2 days

The Jean Monnet Module Digital Teaching and Learning in the field of EU Integration Studies in the new member states(D-Skills) launches a call for papers for the workshop Digital Skills in higher education. The state of play in the field of European Integration Studies.

The event is hosted by the Department of International Studies and Contemporary History, Faculty of History and Philosophy, Babeș-Bolyai University.


It aims to foster a forum of discussion where academics from new, old and EU candidate states have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share best practices on teaching approaches and methods in EU Studies.

20 participants

This event takes place once a year during the life cycle of the JM project.

Increases the visibility of the university and assumes a leading role at the national level in terms of stimulating the debate about the teaching and learning process

sharing best practices to produce change and improve the quality of teaching programs.

Format of the workshop

We welcome applications from junior and senior academics of EU Studies and Political Science;

In particular on the following topics:

What digital technology policies and strategies have the universities developed to respond to the strategic policies adopted by the European Union?

What kind of policies do universities have in place to train and professionalize the teaching staff to use digital technologies in the teaching and learning process?

How is the EU Integration curricula designed to implement the Digital Competence Framework 2.0 across?

How are EU Integration courses taught across disciplines? How are digital technologies embedded to cultivate critical thinking and digital instruments for civic participation in an era of fake news?

What innovative pedagogies are used in the teaching process? What tools are associated to provide students with the skills necessary for the labour market?

PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and senior academics


The 2015 Yerevan Ministerial conference has placed teaching as the core objective of the European Higher Education Area, ‘stressing that enhancing the quality and relevance of learning and teaching is the main mission of the EHEA'(Yerevan Communiqué, p.2).

The use of digital technologies is one of the methods that can boost the quality of the teaching process, and the EU has adopted in the last years several key documents to support and guide the member states in building digital learning environments. The Digital Education Action Plan or the Communication from the Commission on a renewed higher education agenda are representative of this direction.

The new impetus for the digital skills-based educational dimension was also reinforced through the VdL EU Commission agenda, which aims to make the European Educational Area a reality by 2025.




Interested researchers are invited to submit an abstract of 250-300 words and a short bio by filling out the Application Form.

Depending on the papers’ quality, the organisers plan to publish the papers in a collective volume or as a special issue of an international peer-reviewed journal.

For more information or questions on the workshop, please contact Natalia Cugleșan at:

  • Submission of abstract: May 25

  • Notification of acceptance: May 27

  • Workshop: 9-10 June

Important dates
  • Submission of the abstract no later than May 25
  • Notification of acceptance: May 27
  • Workshop date: 9-10 June
Application Form

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