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2019-03-14 00:00:01

Law Students Attending Lectures in Croatia March 16th-22nd

opatija--90715-5 March 16th-22nd, 2019, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Law students will be attending lectures in Opatija, Croatia's held in conjunction with Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek.

The Croatian university is coordinating the Innovative Solutions for Practicality and Impact in Refugee and Migration Oriented Education (INSPIRED) project, which is financing the lectures and workshops.  

There are 21 MRU law students that are traveling to Croatia including those from France, Georgia and Ukraine. Students are enrolled in Bachelor's and Master's Degree programmes.

Six different European universities are taking part in the project including MRU's Law School.

The other universities are: Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Den Haag, Netherlands); University of Pecs (Hungary); London South Bank University (United Kingdom); Northern Ireland's University of Ulster (Associate partner) and Croatia's Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek.

The project will result in a joint interdisciplinary learning module on refugee and migration law.

It aims to to fill a need to implement a program allowing students to specialize in refugee and migration law. Given the recent events in Europe and elsewhere abroad, Refugee and Migration Law is one of the most current issues in the European Union. The main emphasis of sub-modules will be fundamental rights justice and security and refugee law.

This project is co-funded by the EU Erasmus+ Programme K2 Strategic Partnership in Higher Education programme and will be implemented from October 1st, 2017 to September 30th, 2019.