Linköping University

Linköping University

Our COOBA objective

The aim of the project is to create a threefold curriculum to foster communicative competencies and transversal skills in relation to the European Cultural Heritage. The team from Linköping university is collaborating in creating the pedagogical materials that will include
– A theoretical and methodological rationale for addressing communication, cooperation, and conflict management skills;
– A set of methodological video tutorials for facilitators and art mediators;
– A video-based qualitative assessment tool for monitoring the efficacy and efficiency of the developed programme.

Department of Thematic Studies

Pyloner, Campus Valla

The department of Thematic Studies study and analyse major societal questions from an interdisciplinary perspective. The Department has four education and research environments organized thematically with high social relevance: natural science, social science, technology and the humanities meet with the common aim of increasing understanding of transnational perspectives.

Linköping University

In close collaboration with the business world and society, Linköping University conducts research in fields including materials science, IT and hearing. The university offers many innovative educational programmes preparing our students for the intellectual and practical challenges of becoming doctors, teachers, economists engineers and more. The university has 32,000 students and 4,000 employees on four campuses. International rankings consistently place LiU as a leading global university.


Linköping is a city in southern Sweden, with around 160,000 inhabitants. It is the fifth largest city in Sweden, and known for its university and its high-technology industry.
In recent years, Sweden has welcomed many young immigrants, including unaccompanied youth, that are now becoming a part of Swedish society, its educational system and labour market.

Project Team Members

Asta Cekaite

Linköpings Universitet

Professor Asta Cekaite brings her experience to this project within both the field of migration and integration research, such as on schooling conditions in Swedish-as-second-language classes for child migrants, as well as her expertise in embodied interaction, learning, and peer culture studies.

Karin Domeij

Linköpings Universitet

Karin Domeij, teacher at Child Studies, Department for Thematic research, Linköping University, Sweden. Degree in Master of Science in Visual Arts Education at Konstfack-University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm. I have 20 years of experience working as an Art and Media teacher at upper secondary school/college. Furthermore, I have worked as a teacher at Stockholm University and at Konstfack in the Art teacher programme. I also have experience in creating specific art workshops for children. Beside my profession as teacher I am an independent artist focused on digital graphics, photography and painting, and have exhibitions in the Stockholm region.