Consortium members


Oslo Metropolitan University


Oslo Metropolitan University – OsloMet is Norway’s third largest university, with over 21,000 students and 1,900 employees. OsloMet holds a wide range of professional programmes and strong focus on qualifying students for professions that will contribute to future welfare and value creation in Norway and Europe. The researchers at OsloMet have influenced Norwegian policy reforms, as well as EU youth, disability and immigration policies and contributed to the adoption of new social standards by the International Labour Organisation. NOVA is one of the four institutes comprising the Centre for Welfare and Labour Research (SVA) at OsloMet and is one of the largest social research institutes in Norway.


COFACE Families Europe

COFACE Families Europe is a network of civil society associations representing the interests of all families without discrimination. COFACE Families Europe’s areas of work include social/family policy, education, disability, gender equality, migration, energy poverty, consumer issues, and reflections on technological developments and how they may impact families.


Leibniz University Hannover

Leibniz University attaches great importance to the interdisciplinary and international character of its work. Leibniz University is a community striving for scientific and academic insight, seeking sustainable, peaceful and responsible solutions to central issues concerning the future.


Action Research for Co-Development (ARCO)

ARCO is a university research center that offers research services, qualified consulting, and training in the fields of local development, social economy and inclusive development among others. From its foundation in 2008, ARCO has worked over 280 projects with 130 different clients in 33 countries all over the world. ARCO relies on the expertise of economists, statisticians and political scientists who all collaborate with an interdisciplinary attitude.


University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a world-class research university. It strives for excellence in both fundamental and applied research, and in education. It shapes societal, cultural, technological and economic development in proactive dialogue with public and private stakeholders of society.


Institute for Structural Research (IBS)

The Institute for Structural Research (IBS) is a non-profit research foundation based in Warsaw. Since its establishment in 2006, IBS has been committed to conducting policy-relevant research in economics and other social sciences. Our main areas of interest include labour, population, and energy economics. We conduct academic and applied research and pay special attention to our work’s societal relevance and policy implications. More generally, issues relevant to Central and Eastern European countries and emerging and transition economies are at the centre of our concern.


Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB)

Founded in 2014, the Research Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB) was developed as an innovative structure that encourages excellence and interdisciplinarity. ICUB’s promotes collaboration and partnerships with other research centers and projects and explores cross-cutting approaches worldwide, including cross-disciplinary research from all fields.


University of Girona

The University of Girona is a public institution and part of the Catalan public university system. It is devoted to excellence in teaching and research and involved in social development and progress through the creation, transmission, dissemination and criticism of science, technology, the humanities, the social and health sciences, and the arts.

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