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Jean Monnet Programme has transformed into Jean Monnet Actions under ERASMUS+ Programme since 2014.

Within the Erasmus+ Programme, the Jean Monnet Activities aim at:

  • promoting excellence in teaching and research in the field of European Union studies worldwide
  • fostering the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers
  • enhancing governance of EU policies.

KEY ACTIVITIES include courses, research, conferences, networking activities, and publications in the field of EU studies.

European Union studies comprise the study of Europe in its entirety with particular emphasis on the European integration process in both its internal and external aspects. The discipline also covers the role of the EU in a globalised world and in promoting an active European citizenship and dialogue between people and cultures.

Jean Monnet Activities supported are 3 TYPES:


Jean Monnet Activities are described in detail in the Programme Guide and Call is published at the EACEA website.

The Erasmus+ Programme Guide includes Jean Monnet Actions Chapters

Details about participation of Ukraine in EU-funded Erasmus+ 2014-2020 in 2 languages with hyperlinks at:

The European Union considers an environmental safety as an important component of European stability. Water security is one of the priorities of national and European policies to ensure the goals of sustainable development. It is important to note that Ukraine has a number of topical environmental issues of water security and, at the same time, has an important role in ensuring environmental sustainability in Europe. Actual new challenges are in preparing of environmentalists in the higher education system. Therefore, it is extremely important to improve the content of the training of environmentalists and to ensure specialists’ knowledge in Ukraine. Jean Monnet Module that is proposed will motivate Ukrainian university teachers and students in studying and reflection of EU water policy and environmental mechanisms of its effective implementation for providing sustainable development of the country.The Jean Monnet Module has multidisciplinary character. The one include knowledge of monitoring, environmental policy, legal aspects, management, environmental safety of water resources. The Module will promote European research and study experience with regard to environmental management, instruments, eco-innovations, implementation of environmentally friendly technologies in the EU. The Module will have strong impact on Master’s Students. The students and young researchers will be able have a valuable learning experience to compare and to evaluate national environmental practices with the EU experience and impacts of individual member states. The realization of the Module in practice of Master’s Students study will promote future young professionals’ understanding of the EU principles and experience of water security and foster transforming economy of Ukraine into EU. Further dissemination of the project outcomes among interested experts and the general public will be reached through the running of Internet page of the Module and free online course.

Just today (21Feb2018) I asked a group of undergraduate medical students at our Department whether someone knows what is Erasmus+. No one has never seen this word. According to Ukraine–EU Association Agreement, Ukraine has to adopt numerous EU directives and regulations in healthcare. This will bring Ukraine closer to EU standards and help to solve its long-term problems. However, for this, Ukraine has to improve its medical education system dramatically. Thus, brining best experience and practices of the EU to our universities is our first priority. In accordance with recently started healthcare reform, inspired by the EU medical system, this Module aims at equipping students and young professionals with knowledge on EU medical education. The Module comprises a teaching course on European tools, policies and best practices in medical education, summer school and round tables for graduates, teachers, local government bodies, medical experts, representatives of NGOs and the public. The Module will highlight positive European policies and practices in medical education from an interdisciplinary perspective. We plan to invite to our University an EU professional who can describe the issues from the angle of both a medical student and a medical doctor. This will be a rare opportunity for both our students and teachers to better understand what it is to be a doctor in Europe, how it is to study medicine in Europe, how medical teaching in Europe is done, and how we can bring our education closer to the EU standards. We will also invite local government bodies that they will learn how the health system should be organized according to EU standards. The main outputs of this JM Module will be i) increase awareness in key aspects of EU medical policies, including how they enhance their effectiveness and address social challenges; and ii) transformation of knowledge on the EU medical system into practical approaches for effective medical education in Ukraine.

The process of assimilation of common European values in Ukraine is impossible without making an effort to overcome the totalitarian past. The project "European Antitotalitarian Practices" suggests new university course. Its key idea is the acknowledgement of the European Union as a real alternative to the threat of reproduction of totalitarian practices in Ukraine and worldwide. Primapy target groups are students, post-graduate students, staff and administration of Chernihiv national pedagogical university, the pupils and teachers of secondary schools of Chernihiv region, scholars, city and region authorities and wide audience. The project is aimed to provide young people with the following knowledge: 1) the concept of totalitarianism and mechanisms of its reproduction 2) anti-totalitarian European practices and possibilities of their implementation in Ukraine and worldwide. The course aims to train skills of: 1) critical thinking; 2) opposition to informational manipulation of consciousness; 3) recognition of totalitarian reminiscences in new hybrid forms; 4) usage of European anti-totalitarian technologies 5) suggesting ukrainian antitotalitarian practices, which can be relevant to Europe. The project main activities; teaching (90 hours per year, 8 teachers engaged) research-to-practice conferences, round-table debate, educational game, competition on scientific works for seciondary school pupils of 10–11 forms. The students will recieve the first research experience in EU studies, post-graduate alumnee – first teaching experience. The expected impact includes awareness by target groups the most effective european antitotalitarian practices, mechanisms and competences of their implementation in Ukraine and worldwide. We expect growing interest in European Studies of school graduates, university post-graduates and collegues from other HEI of Ukraine and abroad.

The project 'Building Resilient States and Societies: EU’s Response to New Security Challenges in the European Neighbourhood Area' aims to bridge a major gap in knowledge and understanding of current and new threats in Eu-rope’s strategic orbit and contribute to development of research-led teaching and evidence-based policy making in European Security Studies by considering theoretical and practical issues relating to security cooperation between the EU and its neighbourhood.

In the context of 7 Calls for Proposals published between 2014 and 2020 in total 1069 proposals were submitted by Ukrainian applicants out of which 121 Jean Monnet projects were selected for funding to promote European Studies, including one project coordinated by the German partners that has invited the Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University staff to teach Jean Monnet Module. Those projects include 82 Modules, 4 Center of Excellence, 12 Chairs, 10 Projects, 5 Networks and 8 Support for Associations projects, implemented in the field of European Studies in 21 cities of over Ukraine by 57 organisations, including 45 Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions, 2 research institutions and 10 NGOs. The total grant allocated amount is over 3,9 mln for Ukraine plus 1,3 mln. euro for multinational consortium of the networks. In addition to Programme countries, Networks projects includes organisations from Australia, New Zealand, Palestine, Israel, Turkey, Czech Republic, the Netherlands etc. Projects Catalogue is at the link.


Calls years
7 calls Module Chair Centre of Excellence Project Network

Support to Institutions

Financed in 2014 - 2015

Support to Associations 120+1 projects 3 918 473
+ 5 networks 1 265 620
2014 8 1 1 10 289 044
2015 6 1 2 9

222 156+

for network

222 930

2016 9 1 - 1 11 332 804
2017 8 3 1 - 1 13 390 900
2018 10 1 2 - 1 14

499 392+

for network

294 052

2019 15 3 1 1 3 - 2 25 748680+3 networks 748 638
2020 25+1 5 2 5 1 38+1 1 435 497

Ukrainian Jean Monnet projects cover the following topics: interdisciplinary studies on Europeanization, European values ​​and identity, cross-cultural comparisons of Ukraine and the EU in educational research, European educational area: opportunity and challenges for Ukraine, the quality of higher education and research, EU language policy, social cohesion, medical education, European experience in democracy and governance, EU governance and politics of European integration, European standards of local self-government and EU regional policy, successful EU practices on sustainable economics, network economics, financial aspects of European integration, sustainability development, successful regional development practices, EU trade opportunities and challenges for Ukraine, EU competitiveness boosting: circular economy, logistics and supply chain management: dissemination of European experience, concept of Europe, corporate social responsibility, environmental responsibility of business, European business models, EU agricultural policy, EU food safety and control, adaptation of legislation of Ukraine to the EU environmental protection, EU environmental policy and law, European law and policy, energy efficiency, security challenges, conflict and crisis management, European antitotalitarian practices, prevention of corruption, economic security, criminal policy of the European Union, social and economic inclusion of refugees and migrants in European Union: challenges for Ukraine, technology transfer, data protection in EU, the EU’s cyber security and digital diplomacy and others.

Details about participation of Ukraine in EU-funded Erasmus+ 2014-2020 in 2 languages with hyperlinks at:

Under Lifelong Learning Programme running between 2001 and 2013 in total 27 Jean Monnet activities were selected and finished their implementation:




Jean Monnet Chair

Jean Monnet Ad Personam Chair

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Information and Research Activities

Learning EU at School

Association of Professors and Researchers

Multilateral Research Groups









The Projects 2001-2013 with the participation of Ukrainian organizations focused on the following topics: European and scientific and technological integration, EU enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, European Economic Integration, European Social Policy and Social Partnership, Intercultural Europe, European public communications, EU Innovation and Investment Development, Ukrainian European Integration Strategy  in the Eastern Partnership, Economic Convergence of Ukraine and the EU, Teachers Trainings on EU issues, EU-Ukraine Association, current EU economy and business problems, EU governance and civil society development in Ukraine, European regional development model, European studies in Ukraine, EU-Ukraine cooperation on crisis management and risk reduction, implementation of European standards and principles in Ukraine, cooperation in the field of security and management of current and future threats.

Detailed information is available at:

Projects Results Database: