Like most border regions in the mountains, South Tyrol is a transit area in which
different cultures and languages
have always shaped day and day interaction. Viewed in this way, the region is a social and institutional laboratory that is in a process of constant change.
Researchers who work within this context have a clear competitive advantage: they can experience day in and day out the dynamics of a
multilingual reality that is coupled with an advanced model of autonomy. These scholars can study
models and draw up
proposals which anticipate and accompany societal changes. With their studies, they are able to provide decision-makers with
instruments for an up-to-date societal development and efficient administration.
By actively participating in the dialogue on the development of autonomy and linguistic-cultural diversity, EURAC experts are searching for solutions to
specific issues and challenges, such as the
inclusion of new minorities, dealing with