Project information

Role of Universities in the Regional Development (RURD)

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Project Identification
609741-EPP-1-2019-1-GE-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP
Project Period
10/2019 - 10/2021
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
European Union
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Arts
Project Website
http://rurd.atsu.edu.ge/
Cooperating Organization
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University
National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement
Vytautas Magnus University
JOANNEUM RESEARCH
Akaki Tsereteli State University
Shota Meskhia St.Teaching University of Zugdidi
Caucasus University
Batumi State Maritime Academy

The aim of the project is to make Georgian regional HEIs more relevant to the communities and regions they are located and to serve as a basis for regional development.

Objectives of the project are:

  • to develop mission, vision and strategic development plans for regional universities based on SWOT analysis and local needs analysis in cooperation with local authorities and social partners
  • to increase cooperation between Universities and Local Government Authorities to increase their capacity and enhance specification of each region
  • to improve and modernize the management structures in universities of Georgia and make their administrative structures compatible with those of the European universities by gathering and sharing best practices from EU Partners

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