The departments of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus organized the first transnational partners meeting (kick-off meeting) of the Erasmus+ project “Eastern Mediterranean Regional Training Partnership”.
The main objective of the EastMed project is the development of a HEI-level Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), focusing on the region of the Eastern Mediterranean. The MOOC, entitled "EU and the Eastern Mediterranean: Prospects and Challenges", will give an emphasis to the concurrent refugee crisis and energy security, and will be developed and delivered in accordance with the quality assurance standards in higher education (ECTS/ESG).
The project “EastMed” is being implemented by the department of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. The consortium of the partners includes the University of Cyprus, the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, the Ben-Gurion University of Negev, the Laboratory of Education Policy, Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation (ERDIC) of the departments of International and European Studies, University of Piraeus. The program is supported by the Jean Monnet Chair in European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies.