pre-PRIMER initiative aims at testing the development potentials of interdisciplinary studies at the crossroad of education and research, based on the integration of Information Studies, Systems Science and Social Innovation. 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. The bounded development of education and research activities (within pre-PRIMER initiative) expects to provide a basis for a larger development of interdisciplinary studies under international support. More...

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 InstitutionsUniversidad de León (España), BITrum-Grupo de Investigación (España), Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (Portugal), Universidad del Egeo (Grecia), Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science (Austria), Institut für Design Science (Alemania), Vienna University of Technology (Austria), UNED (España), Munich University of Applied Sciences (Alemania), Mälardalen University (Suecia), Open University (UK), International Society for the Study of Information (Austria), Centro de Supercomputación de Castilla y León (España), Observatorio de la Cibersociedad (España), Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena (Ecuador), Grupo Santander de Universidades (Europa), FLACSO-Ecuador, Yachay Tech (Ecuador), Universidad Politecnica Salesiana (Ecuador), Ministerio de Educación (Ecuador), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos (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

  • The International Society for Information Studies (IS4SI) convenes a great melting pot on information research where glossariumBITri will serve as weaving device IS4SI Summit | Gothenburg (Sweden) | 2017, 12-17 June Since its constitution, the International Society for Information Studies (IS4SI) organises a biennial summit that gathers researchers from all over the world ...
    Publicado a las 1 jun. 2017 5:49 por MARIO GALINDO GALVEZ
  • 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
  • pre-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 18 mar. 2018 7:56 por José María DÍAZ NAFRÍA
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