European partners

Find out more about the universities and youth engagement organisations across the continent that are involved in PROMISE.

The University of Manchester (UoM), UK

The University of Manchester is the biggest UK university, with a reputation for education and research innovation that reaches across the globe. The UoM is committed to research that crosses disciplines, cultures and countries and makes a real difference to people’s lives. The PROMISE project is coordinated by the University of Manchester team.

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Psychoanalytical Institute for Social Research (IPRS), Italy

The Psychoanalytical Institute for Social Research (IPRS) is a private research institute dedicated to research studying the social phenomena related to adolescent marginalization, forms of exclusion and discrimination, racism and xenophobia, mechanisms of association in civil society

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Christliches Jugenddorfwerk Deutschlands (CJD), Germany

The CJD is one of Germany’s largest social and educational organisations. It aims to provide young people with educational and vocational opportunities, as well as helping them develop their full personalities by means of education covering the areas of religion, health and fitness, arts and politics.

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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain

UAB is a university whose research aims to be a driving force for society, working towards the creation of advanced societies as regards education, culture, wealth and prosperity and, above all, in terms of consolidating rights and freedoms.

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Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP), Portugal

UCP is an academic community that helps defend and develop the human being and his/her cultural heritage through research, teaching and services. UCP is a nationwide university located in four regional centres: Braga, Porto, Viseu and Lisbon. The project PROMISE is being developed at the Porto Regional Centre.

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Univerzita Mateja Bela (UMB), Slovakia

Matej Bel University is dedicated to making an important contribution to providing education corresponding to the requirements of the society and developing new knowledge through productive scientific and artistic research. The university contributes to the formation of intelligent, moral, authentic and socially responsible individuals and thus to the creation of a learning society.

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Finnish Youth Research Network (FYRN), Finland

The Finnish Youth Research Network produces multidisciplinary research information and participates in discussion in society, offering perspectives for practical work with young people and for the fields of administration and politics.

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The YES forum

The YES Forum is a European network of 34 non-government organisations from across the European Union, committed to improving the life chances of vulnerable young people and fostering their inclusion in society by working with and for young people with fewer opportunities.

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University of Tartu (UTARTU), Estonia

As Estonia’s national university, UTARTU stresses the importance of international co-operation and partnerships with reputable research universities all over the world. Research at UT focuses on subjects as diverse as medicine and philosophy, genetics and computer science.

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GESIS -Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany

GESIS is a social science infrastructure institution serving to promote scientific research in this field. The institution stands for independence, reliability, quality and competence in social science.


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Centre for Youth Studies at the Higher School of Economics (HSE), Russia

This is a research center aimed at large scale international projects concerning youth. It represents a fundamentally new academic space, where experienced researchers as well as students from different universities and different countries are invited for creative collaboration.

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Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar (IPI), Croatia

IPI is dedicated to scientific research in the field of social sciences and humanities, and professional research, expert consulting, and other intellectual services in social sciences and humanistic disciplines.

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