PRIMER initiative aims at the development of interdisciplinary studies at the crossroad of education and research, based on the integration of Systems Science, Open Innovation and Design Science. It targets at developing skills for the integration of knowledge to be applied to complex scientific or societal problems, as social or environmental sustainability, the divides and social exclusions of the information society, technology for human development, etc.

Activities. Under this focus, a number of activities and courses have been organised in which the participant institutions awards academic credits which are certified by the Open Badge System. It pursues a systematic and modular development of skills focused on the integrating of disciplines (at the student, academic of professional level) in order to cope with complex problems through a direct contact with research programmes.

Participant Institutions. Universidad de León (Spain), UNED (Spain), Vienna University of Technology (Austria), Munich University of Applied Sciences (Germany), Mälardalen University (Sweden), Universidad del Egeo (Greece), Observatorio de la Cibersociedad (Spain), BITrum (Spain), Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (Austria), Institut für Design Science (Germany), International Society for Information Studies (Austria), Santander Group of Universities (Spain), FLACSO-Ecuador, Yachay Tech (Ecuador), National University of Santa Elena (Ecuador), Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (Ecuador), Ministry of Education (Ecuador), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Relevant Events

Education Programme: Intercultural and Inclusive Pedagogy
Blended-learning | Ecuador | 2016

Intercultural Pedagogy

Training Course: How to write a scientific interdisciplinary article
Santa Elena (Ecuador)| ago-sep 2015

Cómo escribir un artículo científico interdisciplinar
International Workshop: Social NetworksGlobalisation & Inequality 
León, Spain | 19-21 September 2014

Social Networks 2014

Recent News

  • Presentation of glossariumBITri book edition and multimodal publishing system glossariumBITri enters a new developing phase thanks to the inter-institutional cooperation among BITrum and the Ecuadorian universities of Santa Elena, Politécnica Salesiana and Yachay Tech. Hereinafter glossariumBITri integrates three ...
    Publicado a las 29 ago. 2016 21:44 por JOSÉ MARÍA DÍAZ NAFRÍA
  • PRIMER 2016 Report We recap in this report the interdisciplinary approach discussed and agreed by the consortium in 2013 and the activity that has been carried out since, particularly in 2015 and is ...
    Publicado a las 30 mar. 2016 20:32 por JOSÉ MARÍA DÍAZ NAFRÍA
  • PRIMER agrees with the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education the deployment of an Education Programme on "Intercultural and Inclusive Pedagogy" Signed among the Ecuadorian Ministry of Education, the University of León (Spain) and  the European Network of Universities SGroup in May 2015, the cooperation agreement contemplates the deployment of a ...
    Publicado a las 22 feb. 2016 6:39 por JOSÉ MARÍA DÍAZ NAFRÍA
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