Project details


Central Offices Responsible for the INTegration at Home of Internationalisation as Assurance of quality in the Middle East region (CORINTHIAM)

Project Identification:159186-TEMPUS-1-2009-1-BE-SMGR
Project Period:1/2010 - 12/2012
Investor:link to a new windowEuropean Union
Programme / Project Type:TEMPUS -
MU Faculty/Unit:
Centre for International Cooperation
MU Investigator:Mgr. Martin Glogar
Cooperating Organization:
link to a new windowErasmushogeschool Brussel
Responsible Person:Dr. Carlos Machado
link to a new windowAl-Quds University
link to a new windowBen-Gurion University of the Negev
link to a new windowBezalel Academy of Arts and Design
link to a new windowCarl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
link to a new windowCompostela Group of Universitites
link to a new windowCouncil for Higher Education
link to a new windowHebrew University of Jerusalem
link to a new windowHebron University
link to a new windowInterdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
link to a new windowLunds Universitet
link to a new windowUniversita Cattolica Del Sacro Cuore di Milano
link to a new windowUniversity of Brighton
link to a new windowUtrecht Network
Keywords:Central Offices Responsible for the INTegration at Home of Internationalisation as Assurance of quality in the Middle East region

With this initiative, several Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Israel, Palestine and Jordan will be able to benefit from: - Establishment of equipped International Relations Offices (IROs) within their institutions that will become internal specialist units in the area of international relations, internationalization processes, EHEA, Bologna Process, ECTS, Diploma supplement, Learning Agreements, preparation of bilateral agreements, management of EU funded projects; they will be able to monitor the quality of services by implementing quality assurance mechanisms - Training of (future) experts within each institution in Bologna process, ECTS, EHEA, quality assurance, networking and management of EU funded projects. There are plans to create a future national association of Bologna Process experts. - Production of manuals and handbooks (in English and local languages) in the following areas: 1. best practices in the development and management of university international relation offices, 2. implementation of ECTS, Diploma Supplement, Learning Agreements and other common practices in the EHEA 3. internationalization at home: policy and strategies 4. quality assurance mechanisms for internationalization at home and the services provided by IROs 5. best practices regarding project management of EU funded projects -Pilot project on the implementation of ECTS in one or more units at each home institution - Dissemination of the initiative results through European and international channels (like the EAIE).