Apart from a module of specialized courses the UCCHEI consists of several additional activities. Via those activities, the project focuses on a group of secondary school students and on broader public as well.

 

lectures at selected partner Slovak secondary schools

The main aim of this activity is to deliver lectures on the topic of European integration for secondary school students. The lectures focuses on the role of European integration in providing the peace and stability in Europe. Besides providing a general overview of the given issue the goal of this activity is to promote the idea of European integration and the importance of responsible citizenship among secondary school students in Slovakia.

 

essay competition

The aim of an Essay Competition is to promote interest in the ideas and values of the European Union and to deepen awareness of the importance of an active European citizenship and a European identity. The competition is designed to help develop critical thinking and the ability of young people to formulate their own opinions and arguments.

 

roundtable debates

In each year of the duration of the project we organize roundtable debate that will bring together senior stakeholders and the team members of the project for an engaged debate to provide a strong focus on specific topics of the project. The roundtable debates offer a unique opportunity for intense, interdisciplinary knowledge-sharing with a combination of academic, public and cultural exchanges.

 

promo video lectures

Modern teaching tools include multimedia learning tools through which the curriculum can be absorbed in a more interesting and attractive form. Multimedia teaching aids, due to their attractiveness, help students to better understand study materials, to acquire deeper knowledge, and to encourage their further interest in study. The aim of the videos is to clarify and to clearly explain selected aspects of the European policy, while using an original approach. These videos will be helpful didactic materials and teaching aids for students from various disciplines.

 

individual research initiatives

The first research initiatives focuses mainly on Europeanization as a concept and Europeanization of foreign and domestic policy as an important factor for the explanation of the changes in the energy policies of Ukraine. The objective of this research is to examine the impact of Europeanization on energy policy of Ukraine. The second research initiative focus on understanding of the participation of young people and providing knowledge on their social and political involvement is an asset that helps shaping better policies and practice. The objective of the research is to find out to what extent are young people ready to assume their role of citizens in the future of Slovakia and Europe.