The researchers of the bi-institutional and interdisciplinary group of researchers (UFRGS and PUCRS) envisage the development of specific actions involving departmental research groups and wider networks of the 22 post-graduate programmes.  These networks an focus areas were listed in the approved project, and are:

  • Research Network Germany-Brazil on State and Globalization (DAAD/CAPES)
  • Research Network Germany-Brazil on Consumer Law (DAAD/CAPES)
  • Compared Political Culture
  • E-Governance
  • Fair Internet Regulation and Internet Rights
  • Gerontology
  • Human Dignity in the 21st Century
  • International Political Economics and Politics Studies
  • International Security
  • Migration
  • New Citizenship
  • Pattern in complex urban systems
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Public Policies Germany-Brazil
  • Racism
  • Sociolinguistics of Migration
  • Studies of plurilingualism
  • Sustainability and Development
  • Urbanism and Environment
  • Violence and Society