EURASHE is an associate partner in the ALRAKIS II project.

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Overview of the action

The Erasmus Mundus Action 2 programme is a co-operation and mobility scheme in the area of higher education co-operation launched by Europe Aid cooperation Office and implemented by the Executive Agency Education, Audiovisual and Culture (EACEA).

The main objective of the programme is to achieve better understanding and mutual enrichment between the European Union and third countries co-operation in the field of higher education through promoting the exchange of persons, knowledge and skills at higher education level. This will be achieved through the promotion of partnerships and institutional co-operation exchanges between European Higher Education Institutions and Third Country institutions and a mobility scheme, addressing student and academic exchanges.

The project aims at spin-of activities and sustainable impact. The implementation of the mobility scheme is supported by an strategic national plan: information sessions are to be given within each respective national education ministry, authorities and embassies are widely informed about the project objectives and outcomes, contacts with other universities – ministries – NGOs – public and private associations, counselling sessions for interested applicants, meetings with teaching staff of the involved faculties/departments, regular reports published on the project website, specific actions and strategy to reach Target Groups 2 and 3 (see target group section), regular publications and information sessions for the media (regional and national).


Objectives of ALRAKIS II

ALRAKIS II places an emphasis on recognition of studies, QA and transfer of knowledge through research and cooperation bringing opportunities to 11 HEIs from the South Caucasus and Ukraine, and participants from non partner universities and people in vulnerable situation within these regions . Other objectives are:

  • To improve capacity building of third countries
  • To enhance the internationalisation of studies
  • To promote gender balance, equal opportunities and analytical teaching/learning skills
  • To generate Research incubators and exchange of knowledge
  • To develop cooperation enterprise-university in research related areas
  • To facilitate accreditation and recognition of studies
  • To increase employability of students
Following are EURASHE news items related to the project:

  • EURASHE 2016 work programme 27/11/2015 - In 2016 EURASHE will continue to address its 4 thematic areas; the 2016 work programme comprises: Mission of professional higher education Our 26th Annual Conference organised on 21-22 April in... Read more
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    Following are documents in EURASHE’s library that are related to the project:

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    Following are the partners of the project, EURASHE is an associate partner:

  • Akaki Tsereteli State University (ATSU) - Akaki Tsereteli State University is one of the country’s oldest higher education institutions with a wide range of educational programs and research directions. The University strives to fulfill the following... Read more
  • Azerbaijan University of Languages (ADU) - Taken measures laid down the foundations of achievements gained in future in the preparation of specialists of foreign languages, integration to European education system. Serious reforms were carried, new specialties,... Read more
  • Baku State University (BDU) - Today, Baku state University offers students 16 majors with 55 bachelor and 153 master degrees. Every year, thousands of young people do their best to pass difficult competition, to enter... Read more
  • Eurasia International University (EIU) - Eurasia International University (EIU) is an independent Higher Education Institution (HEI), which successfully synthesizes tradition and innovation, by providing education in line with the requirements of modern society. In this... Read more
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen - Founded in 1737, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is a research university of international renown with strong focuses in research-led teaching. The University is distinguished by the rich diversity of its subject spectrum... Read more
  • Ilia State University - Located in Tbilisi, Georgia, Ilia State University (ISU) is a higher education institution that strives for academic excellence and integrity in teaching and research. ISU’s recognition at home and abroad,... Read more
  • Masaryk University - Masaryk University, located in Brno, is the second-largest public university in the Czech Republic and the leading higher education institution in Moravia. At present it comprises nine faculties with over... Read more
  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (UKMA) - NaUKMA’s mission is to provide conditions for the self-actualization of highly educated, nationally-conscious individuals, able to think independently and to act according to the principles of Justice and Good. NaUKMA... Read more
  • National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (NUBIP) - The mission of the University is to: create, systematize, store and spread current scientific knowledge in order to improve the quality of people’s life; train specialists due to European and... Read more
  • Odessa National Maritime University (OSMU) - Odessa National Maritime University (ONMU) a versatile educational institution, which prepares graduates of all educationalqualifying levels (Bachelor, Specialist, Master) for full maintenance of personnel requirements for maritime and river branch.... Read more
  • Qafqaz University (QU) - Qafqaz University was founded in 1993, by decree of the Azerbaijani Republic’s National Assembly and approval by the Cabinet of Ministers. Qafqaz University was the first and continues to be... Read more
  • Tallinn University - Tallinn University is an innovative and academically enriching university. It is acknowledged both locally and internationally for its role as a centre for science and education. The mission of Tallinn... Read more
  • Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) - Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) is the leading medical school in Georgia and one of the main academic and scientific institutions in the whole Caucasian region, established in the beginning... Read more
  • Universite Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC) - The largest multidisciplinary university in Ile-de-France, the Université Paris-Est Créteil may be described as a bold yet successful enterprise: in little more than 40 years since its foundation in 1970,... Read more
  • University of Groningen - The University of Groningen (1614) is a research university with a global outlook. Quality has had top priority for four hundred years: the University is in the top 100 of... Read more
  • University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) - The history of which we are custodians makes us a unique institution whose deeply rooted tradition can only look forward, knowing that we are part of the progress. Prestige, ability... Read more
  • University of Tuscia - Tuscia University no longer ranks as a small University, but has taken its place amongst Italy’s medium size Universities, exceeding the 11,000 mark of enrolled students. The full application of... Read more
  • Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) - Agricultural University is a modern university natural, takes first place in the rankings of colleges of agriculture and natural. Frequently chosen by university graduates: 27 000 students, 1 300 teachers,... Read more
  • Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) - Currently, there are about 5.500 students enrolled in the studies at seven faculties of Yerevan State Medical University after M. Heratsi; 1140 of them coming from different countries of the... Read more