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Urban Education Live (UEL) will create and test a new model of collaboration between universities and urban communities. In this model, universities act as catalysts of urban change through trans-educational urban capacity building. Both local communities and the learning process of students will benefit from this collaboration model.

Social Mapping will build a local agenda with a high sensitivity to situated knowledge. UEL establishes Local Hubs for learning and doing that create new networks and foster local innovative ecologies. The project will develop a flexible set of methods, technologies and theories that makes it possible to test and implement the model on a larger scale.

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Drawing on earlier lessons learned, UEL develops a set of innovative approaches for inclusive, vibrant and accessible urban communities:

1. New role of the university

2. Urban capacity building

3. Social mapping

4. Local hubs for learning and doing.

Partners and their focus

University of Ljubljana and IPOP – Role of University

Tampere School of Architecture -Urban Capacity Development

Sheffield School of Architecture – Local Hubs

ATU and Ion Mincu University, Bucharest – Social Mapping

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