Jean Monnet chair of European Politics


Welcome to project LIB(e)RO!

Helping minor refugees getting started in Europe, learning a new language and finding their own way in a new social and cultural context – this is the aim of setting-up an e-learning-platform within project LIB(e)RO.

To further the integration of minor refugees, the project partners from Austria, Germany and Greece aim at making use of the potential of libraries as socially inclusive learning spaces, which provide ideal conditions for language acquisition as well as intercultural understanding.

On the following pages you will be able to find further information about the structure of this website and how to navigate through it, about the project itself as well as about the project partners.


LIB(e)RO in action: On 6th February, 2018, the team of the Jean Monnet Chair for European Politics (University of Passau) presented LIB(e)RO during the seminar Integration³ - "Understanding politics, experiencing Europe". The seminar was addressed to the participants of three language and integration courses from Passau, their teachers as well as Master students of University of Passau. Additionally, the event offered the opportunity to test for the first time the LIB(e)RO eLearning Unit "My Europe".

2. Transnational Project Meeting in Passau: On 23rd and 24th of November, 2017, the LIB(e)RO project partners met in Passau. Together, they discussed the structure and contents of the platform and decided upon nexts steps regarding the implementation of the project. During the next months, contents will be uploaded onto the platform, which will then be ready for the starting of the testing phase in late spring 2018. During this testing phase the LIB(e)RO learning platform will then be used and evaluated in the actual work with librarians and refugees in libraries.

LIB(e)RO in action: On 3rd November, 2017, Ursula Liebmann from komm.bib presented LIB(e)RO as a Best Practice example at the annual symposium of libraries in Lower Austria. You can find more information on the symposium's programme on the  website of the Servicestelle Treffpunkt Bibliothek.

LIB(e)RO in action: On 5th and 6th October, 2017, the DVPW (German Political Science Association) Section on Political Science and Civic Education held a conference on "Protest and Participation" in Münster. During this conference, Marielle Ratter gave a presentation on project LIB(e)RO and reflected upon the opportunities and challenges of digital civic education offers for refugees. More information on the conference is available on  the Website University of Münster.


This project is financed with support from the European Commission (Grant Agreement no 2016-1-AT01-KA202-016797). The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsi­ble for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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