DIRE-MED - Dialogue Interculturel, REseaux et Mobilité en MEDiterranée
diremed
erasmus programme

ERASMUS+ KA2 – Capacity-building in the Field of Higher Education

DIRE-MED

Dialogue Interculturel, REseaux et Mobilité en MEDiterranée

Description:

DIRE-MED aims to establish a sustainable relation of mutual trust and intercultural awareness between countries of the Mediterranean through university cooperation. The project fosters mobility and exchange of people and practices, with the goal of achieving a major economic and cultural integration of the Maghreb region.

DIRE-MED objectives are:

 To create a cooperation framework to facilitate international exchanges of students, academic and non-academic staff of higher education institutions from the Mediterranean region.

 To articulate the cooperation between university and society by promoting intercultural dialogue and strengthening the international  and entrepreuneurial spirit in the region, so as to make the labour market more dynamic.

 To develop capacity-building of international office staff of higher education institutions from partner countries so that they will actively promote global mobility and opportunities for education and training purposes and promote the internationalisation of their universities.

 To influence future political policies in order to consolidate, improve and develop new programmes and initiatives.

Project Acronym:

DIRE-MED

Project Duration:

36 months – From 15/10/2016 to 14/10/2019

Project Coordinator:

UNIMED – Mediterranean University Union, Italy

Partners:

Budget:

821,954.00 EUR

Website:

www.diremedproject.eu