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EUSecure: An Interdisciplinary Training on EU Security, Resilience And Sustainability
A Simulation Supported Massive Open Online Course
Project ID: 2020-1-HU01-KA203-078719


What is EUSecure?


EUSecure is a project financed by the European Union Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership in Higher Education Programme (budget: 335.070EUR, timeframe: 1/09/2020 – 31/08/2023)


  • Raising awareness among youth on emerging security challenges

  • Preparing the next generation of intellectuals for taking the right decisions

  • Creating a society that is better able to foresee security issues and tackle them


Participating organizations

  • Ludovika - University of Public Service, Budapest, Hungary

  • Salento University, Lecce, Italy

  • Sapientia University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

  • University of Piraeus, Piraeus, Greece



  • Develop a genuinely interdisciplinary course curriculum on EU security, resilience and sustainability

  • Develop a SimMOOC – a Simulation supported Massive Open Online Course on EU security, resilience and sustainability

  • Launch the EUSecure elective course on EU security, resilience and sustainability at our universities, with a blended form of training (based on the SimMOOC), and many interactive, international teaching elements, such as an international teaching staff, and international student teams working on joint assignments

  • Creating a course for secondary school students on EU security, resilience and sustainability

  • Disseminate the relevance and the results of this project to make it a widely available educational resource


Target Group

  • BA & MA students 

  • Secondary school students and teachers 

  • Greater public, in particular Youth​


Project activities

  • Development of intellectual outputs (academic curriculum, training materials, teaching methodologies and online platforms)

  • Transnational teaching/training/learning activities: a summer university and a winter seminar

  • Transnational project meetings (online and offline)

  • Multiplication and dissemination events


List of key topics

  1. EU power (strategic autonomy) in a multipolar world

  2. Megatrends

  3. International governance: multilateral institutions, norms, regimes

  4. Maritime security

  5. Migration

  6. Cyber security and the risks of AI (ethical, legal, technological, decision making etc. aspects)

  7. Water security and water geopolitics

  8. Social media issues and fake news

  9. Sustainability, resilience & development (inc. linguistic resilience)

  10. Climate security

  11. Public health & pandemic management

  12. International development cooperation

  13. Humanitarian aid, food security

  14. Critical infrastructure resilience (CIP, CIIP)

  15. Qualitative research methodologies

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This project has received funding from the European Union's ERASMUS+  program under grant agreement  


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