Title Transatlantic Perpsectives in a Changing Global Context: Multilateralism through Regionalism
Description The main aim of this proposal is to establish and strengthen long-term new research partnerships between European Research Area (ERA) institutions and respected research institutions in USA that are specifically working on European studies. The proposal aims to create a network platform that involves partners awarded as Jean Monnet Center of Excellence in EU Studies, foster transfer and exchange of knowledge with a special focus on Euro-Transatlantic comparative perspective. Thus, the project aims not only to create research partnerships but also equip participating researchers with an unprecedented comparative perspective on EU affairs since it will combine outlooks from a founding EU-member state, Germany, a candidate country, Turkey and beyond the Atlantic, the USA.The project partners are: Middle East Technical University Center for European Studies-Turkey (Jean Monnet Center of Excellence), University of California Berkeley EU Center-USA (European Union Center of Excellence), University of Pittsburgh-USA (European Union Center of Excellence), University of Cologne-Germany (Jean Monnet AD Personam Chair) and  Yaşar University EU Research Center (Jean Monnet Chair at International Relations Dep.)-Turkey. The proposal offers 30 mobility of 29 researchers (17 researchers from ERA to USA and 12 researchers from USA to ERA) in 3 years time specifically studying comprehensive security and governance with a comparative and transatlantic perspective. The total period of secondments is 88 months designed in groups of 1, 3 and 6 months.
Website http://fp7-euglobal.eu/
Start Date  2012
End Date  2015
Budget  105.000 EUR
Coordinator Middle East technical University Center for European Studies (JM Center of Excellence)
Program  7th Framework PEOPLE Marie Curie IRSES
Status COMPLETED
Partners
  1. Middle East technical University Center for European Studies (JM Center of Excellence)
  2. University of California Berkeley, European Union Center of Excellence
  3. University of Pittsburgh-USA (European Union Center of Excellence)
  4. University of Cologne
  5. Yasar University European Union Research Center
Institutional Coordinator   Assist. Prof. Dr. Ayselin YILDIZ, ayselin.yildiz@yasar.edu.tr