Work package 1: New Forms and Priorities for Scientific Cooperation

This work package is lead by the Institut fuer Europäische Politik in Berlin (IEP) and the Kyrgyz National University in Bishkek (KNU). The team researches the current state of affairs on Central Asian Studies in Europe and EU Studies in Central Asia. The output are two bakground papers that take into consideration mediating factors such as the political situation, differing degrees of internationalization in research and higher education systems as well as the lack of capacities to conduct international research projects in certain countries.