Université Paris Nanterre

The University of Paris Nanterre's Research Center for Education and Training (Cref) is home to the Family Education and Socio-Educational Interventions Team (Efis), a dedicated group committed to advancing knowledge in the field of global family education.

The team's ongoing research initiatives encompass a diverse array of crucial areas:

  • Parenting Assistance
  • Trajectories of Children/Adolescents
  • Youth Autonomy
  • Family and Schooling
  • Child Protection
  • Health and Education
  • Decision-Making Processes
  • Interculturality

These focused research areas not only enrich the academic landscape but also play a pivotal role in shaping the curriculum of the Efis Master's program - Family Education and Social Interventions with Families in Europe (Mention in Education and Training Sciences). Additionally, these research endeavors contribute significantly to the Erasmus Mundus European Master's program in Social Work - Advanced Development in Social Work. Grounded in a commitment to bridging theory and practice, the team's research strives to make a meaningful impact on families and communities across Europe and beyond.


Children’s Rights European Academic Network (CREAN)
c/o Centre for Children’s Rights Studies
University of Geneva, Valais Campus
Chemin de l’Institut 18
CH – 1967 Bramois (Sion)

Tel. +41 (0)27 205 73 06