Teaching Global Citizenship Education at the University. An experiential approach – Tunisi, 20-26/5/2024

As part of the transversal course “Global Citizenship Skills” taught by prof. Massimiliano Tarozzi, ten students enrolled at the University of Bologna had the opportunity to participate in a study visit to Tunisia, organised by the NGO WeWorld Onlus and funded by the Italian Buddhist Institute Soka Gakkai, from 20 to 26 May 2024. The…

Heritage Meets the Future – Bologna, 17/18 May 2024

The conference, which celebrates the recognition of the Portici di Bologna as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, aims to launch a discussion on the need to protect the historic urban landscape and to question the role of UNESCO sites. The aim of the two-day event is to identify common strategies to protect the urban heritage from the effects of challenges such as climate change or catastrophic events such as wars, but also ways to protect and enhance it in everyday life, promoting a sense of community and active participation of citizens in the care of their heritage.

Lunchtime seminars:”Promoting global citizenship in China: University English language teachers’ dilemma and voices” with Enze Guo (UCL)- 8 May 2024 at 1pm

On 8 May 2024, from 13.00 to 14.30, the third seminar in the series of Lunchtime Seminars organised by the UNESCO Chair in Global Citizenship Education in Higher Education, entitled “Promoting global citizenship in China: University English teachers’ dilemma and voices”, will be held in Bologna at the Celio Lecture Hall, via Zamboni 38. The author, Enze Guo from University College London, will present some reflections resulting from his research on the promotion of global citizenship in Chinese universities.

New Voices in Global Education & Learning 2024

The “New Voices in Global Education & Learning 2024” conference is a community led initiative, tailored for and designed by Early Career Researchers (ECRs) from the ANGEL ECR sub-network.

The event will take place online on 7 June, 09:00 – 12:00 UK time and will be an opportunity to connect with other ECRs, get feedback and be inspired by other ECRs’ research.

The call for papers is now open and will close on 30 April 2024.

Book launch with Emiliano Bosio and Maria Guajardo

The series of “Lunchtime Seminars” promoted by the UNESCO Chair in GCEHE, which started in March with Ricardo Römhild (University of Münster) with the presentation “Language Pedagogy of Hope: Idealistic Dream or Viable Path towards Transformation?” proceeds with the launch of the book “Value-creating Education” edited by Emiliano Bosio and Maria Guajardo (Routledge).

This event will take place on Thursday 11th April from 13.00 to 14.30 at the Mondolfo Lecture Hall, Via Zamboni 38 (Bologna) and online.

Global Education Digest 2023

The 6th edition of Global Education Digest is now available. The project provides a reasoned bibliography of academic and research materials relevant to the field of global education, all listed in the GEL Database

Co-creating change for sustainability

The Higher Education Summit 2024 will take place in Padua from 8 to 10 September. Educators, researchers and students are invited to be part of the transformative journey to shape the future of higher education. Submit your contribution by 30 March 2024


First event “The experiences of a correspondent in war zones. Meeting with journalist Azzurra Meringolo”
Organised by Prof. Alessandro Tolomelli, the seminar will take place on Monday 19 February from 13.00 at the Aule Belmeloro, via B. Andreatta 8, Bologna.


The UNESCO Chair in GCE in collaboration with the IHEA Foundation and the UNESCO Regional Office of the Maghreb, organised an intensive course on GCE at the IHEC Carthage from 13 to 18 November 2023.

Pedagogy of Hope for Global Social Justice

Douglas Bourn and Massimiliano Tarozzi have collaborated to produce a new volume published by Bloomsbury Academic in the ongoing series ‘Advances in Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship’.
Ebook available in open acces