Sponsoring agency: BMBF – Federal Ministry of Education and Research
"Strategies of the Federal Government for internationalization of science and research – partnerships for sustainable development in transition countries"
Project duration: 2 years, from September 2017 to August 2019
Project name: "ATLAS-plus" (National Atlas of Georgia / Global Geoparks)
Responsible German project partner: Prof. Dr. Andreas Dittmann
Responsible Georgian project partner: Prof. Dr. Nana Bolashvili
Project Management and German-Georgian coordination: Dr. Eliso King-Narimanidze
Advisory Board (in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Nana Bolashvili):
- Prof. Dr. Lorenz King (for National Atlas of Georgia)
- Dipl.-Geogr. André Staarmann (for Geopark project)
Overall Project Aims
The aim of the project is capacity building through the implementation of projects based on partnership. This cooperation will also strengthen the university partnership between Ivane Javakhashvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) and Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (JLU) that exists since the year 2004. The support of junior scientists is a central point of the project "ATLAS-plus".