School of Arts and Sciences ILIA STATE UNIVERSITY


Student Conference “European Union Today: Integration Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects”


On May 13, 2024, conference hall G 106 at Ilia State University will host a student scientific conference and a poster competition titled “European Union Today: Integration Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospect.”. The event is organized by the European Union-supported project “Jean Monnet Chair at Iliauni” and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

The conference and poster competition welcome participation from students enrolled in bachelor's and master's programs in Social and Political Sciences (political science, international relations, European studies, public administration, sociology, etc.).

The conference will feature three thematic panels:

  1. Internal Challenges of the European Union: nationalism, populism and resilience of democracy.
  2. European Union and the Turbulent International Order.
  3. Georgia-EU relations: challenges and prospects.

The authors of the selected proposals and posters will be awarded Ligamus vouchers. The selected proposals will also be published electronically. All students who take part in the conference and poster competition will receive a certificate of participation.

Important Information:

To participate in the conference and poster competition, please submit a summary of your intended conference topic and/or a photo of the poster. Ensure that the conference topic aligns with at least one of the thematic panels listed above. You have the option to present either the proposal or the poster.

Documents to be Submitted:

  1. Full paper (approximately 800–1000 words)
  2. Relevant original visual material (photo, drawing) on the theme of the conference in the case of a poster.

Proposal and/or photo material for the poster should be sent by May 3, 2024, to the following e-mail address:

Please indicate “Student Conference 2024” in the e-mail's subject field.

The conference organizing committee will review the submitted conference proposals and posters. The selected candidates will be notified of their participation confirmation on May 8.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us via the same email or through our Facebook page: Jean Monnet Chair at Iliauni


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