The Danube connects not only cities and regions, but also universities. They are important educational and research institutions that bring new knowledge and innovative approaches. Their important mission is also cooperation with practice and a considerable mission of enlightenment and dissemination of knowledge. Universities are able to solve topical problems of regions and cities. Therefore, the clustering of universities located in the regions around the Danube logically focused on creating an educational program that would solve the common problems of small and medium-sized cities in decline.
The new teaching module completes the methodological guidelines and innovative methods proposed within the O1 and tested the elaborated teaching material within the IPs, with the scope of implementing new innovative thinking in curricula of the partner universities, and of future interested university programmes on Danube region. This output consists of a complex teaching layout of thematic clusters, presenting the innovative ways in which the topic of DSMCs can be taught for the students benefit, in accordance with the latest European documents.
Sensing and mapping the city This is the IP01 „Creative Danube: towards new methods of assessing the spatial urban complexity of Danubian SMCs” results developed in a booklet as part of O3 learning teaching/ training material published as a result of the first 2 intensive programmes coordinated by TUW. Results of the students work as a blog IP01 is available until 2027 under TUW following link: https://danubiansmcs.project.tuwien.ac.at/
Urban acupuncture - micro location-level activities aimed at improving Danube cities collaboration This is the IP02 „Participative and informal methods used in assessing the Danubian SMCs cross-border cooperation” results developed in a digital publication as part of O3 learning teaching/ training material published as a result of the 2 intensive programmes. coordinated by UNS.
City liveability within the shrinking condition engaging the inclusive development in Danubian SMCs The ”Liveable Co-City #Călărași This is the IP03 „Creative Danube: the SMCs post industrial and drinking conditions engaging the inclusive development” results developed in a digital publication as part of O3 learning teaching/ training material published as a result of the first 2 intensive programmes coordinated by UAUIM.