Eurasian Insights: Strengthening Central Asian Studies in Europe (EISCAS)
Erasmus plus Strategic partnership in higher education (European Union)
1 September 2018 to 30 June 2021
EISCAS is directed to teachers, students and experts working on Central Asian Studies (CAS) both from and beyond the EU. In order to address the needs of these target groups and improve the quality of CAS in Europe, the project is in line with the following EU priorities for higher education:
• Open education and innovative practices in a digital era
• Developing skills – developing curricula relevant to the labor market and societal needs
• Supporting the transfer of latest research outputs back into education
The objectives of the project range from creating didactic materials, recommendations and organizing events, and their common aim is to improve the quality of teaching Central Asian Studies (CAS) by offering a comprehensive set of innovative didactic tools in an Open Access manner as well with tips and guidelines on how to use them. EISCAS will work toward strengthening the global position of CAS education in the EU.