Jean Monnet chair of European Politics


Welcome to project LIB(e)RO!

Helping minor refugees getting started in Europe, learning a new language and finding their own way in a new social and cultural context – this is the aim of setting-up an e-learning-platform within project LIB(e)RO.

To further the integration of minor refugees, the project partners from Austria, Germany and Greece aim at making use of the potential of libraries as socially inclusive learning spaces, which provide ideal conditions for language acquisition as well as intercultural understanding.

On the following pages you will be able to find further information about the structure of this website and how to navigate through it, about the project itself as well as about the project partners.


LIB(e)RO in action: On 3rd November, 2017, Ursula Liebmann from komm.bib will present LIB(e)RO as a Best Practice example at the annual symposium of libraries in Lower Austria. You can find more information on the symposium's programme as well as the online registration form following on the  website of the Servicestelle Treffpunkt Bibliothek.

LIB(e)RO in action: On 5th and 6th October, 2017, the DVPW (German Political Science Association) Section on Political Science and Civic Education held a conference on "Protest and Participation" in Münster. During this conference, Marielle Ratter gave a presentation on project LIB(e)RO and reflected upon the opportunities and challenges of digital civic education offers for refugees. More information on the conference is available on  the Website University of Münster.

LIB(e)RO in action: From 16th to 17th August 2017 Prof. Monika Kil from Danube University Krems and Ursula Liebmann from komm.bib presented our project LIB(e)RO during the IFLA conference "From Refugee to Citizen-Integration: Policies and Actions of Cultural Institutions". The event focused on the question how libraries and other cultural institutions can help to integrate refugees and immigrants into their new home societes and cultures.

LIB(e)RO Poster Presentation at DUK Dialogue Forum
Prof. Monika Kil and Ursula Liebmann present LIB(e)RO at the DUK Dialogue Forum 2017

LIB(e)RO in action: LIB(e)RO and the project partners were also present at the Dialogforum 2017 organised by Danube University Krems: On Monday, 26th June, the first day of the four day event, Prof. Monika Kil and Dr. Filiz Keser-Aschenberger of the Interdisciplinary Continuing Education Planning and Research Unit as well as Ursula Liebmann, representing komm.bib, introduced LIB(e)RO in a round of poster presentations. Following this, Ursula Liebmann took part in a panel discussion focusing on the question what contribution lifelong learning can make to the integration of migrants. You can find more information on the programme on the Dialogforum's website. (Photo © Cem Firat)

LIB(e)RO in action: On Saturday, 17th June, Ursula Liebmann from komm.bib presented LIB(e)RO at the Dankfest (festival for thanking volunteers) organised by Caritas St. Pölten at Stift Melk. The presentation was given in the frame of a project fair with best practice examples. You can find a report about the Dankfest, which acknowledged the substantial contribution of voluntary workers active in supporting refugees, on the Caritas website.

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On the following pages you will find access as well as an introduction to the e-tutorial we will develop for you within the scope of the project. Besides, we offer you an overview of interesting learning materials, which you might use for your work with minor and young refugees.

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 Here you will find some language exercises as well as information about living in Europe.




The project is co-funded by the Eramus+ programme of the European Union (Grant Agreement no 2016-1-AT01-KA202-016797).

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