International Students

2018-03-02 00:00:10

Top MRU Student from Turkey Heading to Romania for Course on Youth Identity

2778795017736139960231986725229511777168729o March 6-17th, 2018, Mykolas Romeris University (MRU) Psychology student Ilk Nur Karakecili from Turkey will be attending a 2-week intensive programme, "Support for Youth Identities in Diverse Europe (SIDE), in Cluj Napoca, at the Babeș-Bolyai University in Romania.

Karakecili is an active student, heading MRU's International Student Association (ISA), and diligently working towards her Bachelor's Degree.

She is one of 5 MRU students that will be attending the 2-week course in Cluj, Romania. The course provides an in-depth focus on challenges to identity formation in the modern world.

Students from not only Lithuania, but also from France, Italy, Poland and Romania will be attending the course.

The aim of the project is to help university students, teachers, researchers and youth workers to carry out identity-related research with youth in order to facilitate identity development among diverse groups of youth in Europe.

The project is implemented by MRU (coordinator, Lithuania), University of Bologna (Italy), Babeș-Bolyai University (Romania), University of Bordeaux (France), Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw (Poland) and the Tolerant Youth Association (Lithuania).

MRU Researchers Participating in the Project:

Prof. Saulė Raižienė, Institute of Psychology;
Assoc. Prof. Rasa Erentaitė, Institute of Psychology;
Prof. Jolanta Sondaitė, Institute of Psychology;
Lecturer Vida Česnuitytė, Institute of Education and Social Work;
Lecturer Rimantas Vosylis, Institute of Psychology;
Lecturer Ingrida Gabrialavičiūtė, Institute of Psychology;
Assoc. Prof. Antanas Valantinas, Institute of Psychology.

The project has been funded with support of the Erasmus+ Programme’s Strategic Partnerships project, “Innovative Curriculum for Strong Identities in Diverse Europe (INSIDE)” No. 2016-1-LT01-KA203-023220.

Photos: Vidūnas Gelumbauskas