Partners

The University of Copenhagen has a long-standing relationship with the University of Iceland and has participated in similar projects with the CSSS. It has developed extensive knowledge in the field of small states, particularly focusing on security issues. The University’s primary role in the partnership was take a leading role alongside the CSSS in developing ICT teaching material and open online courses. The University of Copenhagen also provided teachers and speakers to the intensive study programmes organized by the consortium and the multiplier events.

Vilnius University specializes in the foreign policy and economic security challenges of small states. Its expertise was critical in developing ICT teaching material on foreign policy and economic security. Vilnius University hosted an ISP on foreign security of small states in addition to providing teachers and speakers to the other intensive study programmes organized by the consortium and the multiplier events.

Tallinn University of Technology is a leader in the field of small state governance and entrepreneurship. Its expertise was critical in developing ICT teaching material and open online courses based on Pillar 2: Good governance, innovation and entrepreneurship in small states. The university also hosted a multiplier event in addition to providing teachers and speakers to the intensive study programmes organized by the consortium and the other multiplier events.

The University of St. Andrews is a world-leading institute in IR and is increasingly interested in focusing on the field of small state studies. Its broad scope of expertise was key in the development of Pillar 4: Promoting sustainable development in small states. The university also provided teachers and speakers to the intensive study programmes organized by the consortium and the multiplier events.

The University of Malta offered the Southern European perspective to the consortium, presenting the view of a small island state dealing with various challenges such as increased immigration and refugee numbers. It took part in the development of Pillar 4: Promoting sustainable development in small states in addition to providing teachers and speakers to the intensive study programmes organized by the consortium and the multiplier events.