Bridges are built to interchange not only goods, but also knowledge, received historical heritage and ethical-political projects that can complement one another. International cooperation can only be fruitful if it is based on real dialogue, interactionand engagement, in this specific case that of Europe, Euro-Mediterranean and Latin America.

The exchange scheme WORLDBRIDGES consists in facilitating Exchange of ideas and experiences among philosophers and historians who deal with different aspects of globalisation and explore the options of using tools of history and philosophy to actively shape globalising processes.

The main contribution of this project is to examine and stress the fundamental role knowledge has played and should continue to play in globalisation, in the so-called “society of knowledge”, supported by contemporary theories of the epistemic justification in the study of history.

To facilitate the joint production of knowledge, WORLDBRIDGES aims at deepening existing cooperation as well as connecting new partners and integrating new approaches and research areas. For that purpose, the exchange scheme is designed to promote following scientific activities: networking, joint research and publication, training and dissemination. The beneficiaries are the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas in Madrid, University of Potsdam, Technical University of Dresden and the Istanbul University.Partner organisations in Third Countries are the Centro de Investigaciones Científicas in Buenos Aires and the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.