€239,696 in Jean Monnet funding awarded to two Universities

Gerry O'Sullivan

Posted: 28 September, 2020

Two Irish Universities have been successful in the latest announcement of awards under the EU’s Jean Monnet Programme.

Maynooth University (MU) has been awarded €98,829 for a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence to be led by Professor John O’Brennan, Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration.  MU will also receive €40,867 for a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law and Fundamental Rights to be led by Professor Tobias Lock.

Trinity College Dublin is to receive €100,000 for a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in Eurogovernance which will be under the direction of William Phelan.

Jean Monnet Activities are designed to promote excellence in teaching and research in the field of European Union studies worldwide. The activities also foster the dialogue between the academic world and policy-makers, in particular with the aim of enhancing governance of EU policies.


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