• BRiDGE Step II

    Bridge for Researchers in Danger Going to Europe

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BRiDGE II pilot courses

Opportunities for Refugee Researchers

What Where When
Pilot training event for RRs: ERA Labour Market - what ERA is? Lesvos, Greece Friday 29 March 2019
Pilot training event for RRs: What are the specifics of the European labour market? Gothenburg, Sweden Friday 14 June 2019
Pilot training event for RRs: Foster Your Employability and Integrate Better in the Society

Pilot training event for RRs: How to identify and overcome intercultural and required employability skills gaps?

  • enhancing intercultural dialogue
  • making use of the EURAXESS Portal:
  • how to find suitable jobs
  • trainings
  • language courses
  • learn about and use Buddy System
Vienna, Austria Monday 21 October 2019

Bielefeld, Germany

Friday 29 November 2019

4 online training - webinars for RRs located in different countries with mobility limitations

  • Friday, 22 November 2019
  • Friday, 24 January 2020
  • Friday, 31 January 2020
  • Friday, 28 Feburary 2020

Opportunities for MENTORS for Refugee Researchers

Online self-paced training courses for academic mentors on how to guide RRs in academic area
Online self-paced training courses for industrial mentors on how to guide RRs in industrial area“

Webinar for mentors of RRs, 3 Mar 2021, 14:00, CET

EURAXESS mentors Webinar, 10 Mar 2021, 13:30 CET

Details about Specific Trainings

The first BRiDGE training for Refugee Researchers was held in Lesvos (Greece) on 29th March 2019 by the EURAXESS BHO at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and the University of the Aegean. It is designed as a one-day training devoted to two courses “ERA Labour Market” and “Foster Your Employability and Integrate Better in the Society” The training applied a practical approach and was held in English, while the expenses of the participants (travel and accommodation costs) were covered by the host. The evaluation of the training course is promising, especially concerning the learning outcomes and the overall rating of the course. The lesson is learnt and we are preparing for the next event.

Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

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The second BRiDGE- Step II training for Refugee Researchers invites you Gothenburg (Sweden) on 14th June 2019 by the EURAXESS BHO at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” and the University of Gothenburg. It is designed as a one-day training devoted to “Carrer Paths outside Academia”. The training follows a practical approach and will be held in English, while the expenses of the participants (travel and accommodation costs) will be covered by the host.

Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

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The BRiDGE II Training “MANAGE YOUR RESEARCH CAREER” will be held on 21 October 2019, Vienna, Austria. The training aims at supporting refugee researchers to obtain key career skills and competences then need in order to facilitate the integration and achieve better perspectives for their professional realization in the European job market.

It will be a one-day training, focused on the following topics:

  • managing a research career and research teams;
  • researcher self-assessment;
  • interdisciplinary working;
  • information literacy;
  • public engagement;
  • sources of funding your research (national and European grants and programmes);
  • finding open research positions and projects

Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

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The training aims at supporting refugee researchers to obtain key career skills and competences they need in order to facilitate the integration and achieve better perspectives for their professional realization on the European job market.

It is a one-day training, focused on the following topics:

  • CV and job interview preparation
  • presenting research results to different audiences;
  • leadership skills;
  • networking and researchers' networks;
  • language skills for academic or scientific writing and publishing in peer reviewed journals.

Contact Ms. Svetlana Dimitrova at svetlana@fmi.uni-sofia.bg

 

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The OeAD in cooperation with Bielefeld University is hosting an Online Networking Meeting for Mentors of Refugee Researchers on „Successes and Challenges in Mentoring Refugee Researchers“, on Monday, February 22, 2021, from 1:00-2:30 p.m. (CET).

The networking meeting will be joined by our four speakers:

  • Ourania Tzoraki, University of the Aegean, Greece 
  • Miroslav Trajanović, University of Nis, Serbia
  • Hani Harb, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen/German-Syrian Research Society (GSRS)
  • Brian Cahill, Leibniz Information Center for Science and Technology/Marie Curie Alumni Association

Moderation: Martina Laffer, OeAD

Registration: via the EURAXESS-Portal

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There are two courses – basic and advanced. They are envisaged for academic representatives who would like to become coaches of refugee researchers and has no or little experience.

Basic
Advanced  

There are two courses – basic and advanced. They are envisaged for industrial representatives who would like to become coaches of refugee researchers and has no or little experience.

Basic

Advanced

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