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Start date: Jul 15, 2011,

The Averroes project includes 11 Maghreb universities: Tunis, Sousse, Béjaia, Constantine, Gabes, Ferhat Abbas, Tizi Ouzou, Tlemcen, Rabat, Tetouan and Marrakech and 9 EU universities: Montpellier (3), Perpignan, Nice, Balearic Islands, Trento, Waterford and Liège. The project will be co-ordinated by the University of Montpellier 2 which has a long lasting experience of European projects management. The consortium also includes 73 associates (45 universities and research organisations,, 5 local and national authorities, 16 enterprises, 7 networks and NGO’s). All partners HEIs are involved in the diffusion of information, in the organisation and management of the mobilities. The mobility activities will concern all levels and fields mentioned in the call for proposals with a priority given to domains and disciplines which have been identifies as key national priorities by Maghreb countries and partners. On the whole, 225 mobilities are foreseen with 193 concerning the South-North direction, and 32 the other direction. the AVERROES project has identified the 6 following key objectives : • To develop competences and social skills required by the labour market, to reinforce their students’ employability • To better adapt HE institutions in Maghreb to contribute to national development needs and to respond to acute socio-economic challenges such as a transforming economy, unemployment and a growing student enrolment. • To pursue HE reform by improving university governance and implementing a quality approach in all universities in order to raise the number as well as the quality of the proposed curricula & diplomas. • To better integrate Maghreb universities within the European Higher Education and Research Area and to further consolidate the harmonization of HE curricula and diplomas within the Bologna process, by the sharing of best practices and the transfer of expertise in the management of doctoral schools. To contribute to the alignment of the Doctorate in Maghreb with the European standards and contribute to the ongoing reform of doctoral studies in our partner Maghreb universities. • To develop through cooperation, exchange of researchers and joint research, the scientific research potential of our Maghreb partners. To develop their capacity for technological innovation & transfer, by developing stronger links with top level research & innovation centres and with enterprises and Technopoles. • To raise the international visibility of Maghreb HE within the global education market, through co-diplomas, co-tutorship of PhDs, new Master and doctoral programmes; to develop language studies and international studies.
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