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EU-Lebanon Higher Education Cooperation Day

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The EU-Lebanon Higher Education Cooperation Day and the first national information day under the new Erasmus+ programme took place on 18 November in the Auditorium Issam Fares, Notre Dame University – Louaize, Zouk Mosbeh. This event was held under the auspices of H.E. Minister of Education and Higher Education Mr Elias Bou Saab and H.E. Head of EU Delegation to Lebanon Mrs Angelina Eichhorst.

National Erasmus+ Office - Lebanon
EU-Lebanon Higher Education Cooperation Day
Erasmus+: New Call for Proposals
18 November 2014, Beirut, Lebanon
Venue: Issam Fares Hall, Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh
Programme
 
8:00 – 9:00 Registration 
9:00 – 09:30 Opening Session
  • Welcome by the National Erasmus+ Office
  • Father Walid Moussa, President of the Notre Dame University and President of the Universities Association of Lebanon
  • H.E. Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst, Head of EU Delegation to Lebanon
  • H.E.Mr. Elias Bou Saab, Minister of Education and Higher Education
09:30 –10:00 Reception
 
10:00 – 11:30 Session 1 : Erasmus+ Programme
  •  International dimension and opportunities 

          Abel Piqueras, Attaché/Programme Manager, EU Delegation to Lebanon

  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees
          Aref Alsoufi, National Erasmus+ Office Coordinator, Lebanon
  • Capacity Building in Higher Education (Part I)
          Alba-Chiara Tiberi, Desk Officer, EACEA, Brussels
  • Questions and Answers 
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break
 
12:00 – 13:30 Session 2 : Erasmus+ Programme
  • Capacity Building in Higher Education (Part II)
          Alba-Chiara Tiberi, Desk Officer, EACEA, Brussels
  • International Credit Mobility
          Amer Helwani, National Erasmus+ Office, Lebanon
  • Questions and Answers
13:30–14:45 Lunch
 
14:45 – 15:30 Session 3 : Other opportunities
  • Jean Monnet Actions
          Aref Alsoufi, National Erasmus+ Office Coordinator, Lebanon
  • Horizon 2020: Marie Sklodowska Curie
          Ms. Elise Noujeim, CNRS Lebanon
  •  Questions and Answers
 
15:30 – 16:00 Session 4: Partnership Opportunities
  • Cooperation opportunities with Palestinian partners
          Nedal Al Jaiuossi, NEO Palestine
  • Cooperation opportunities with Syrian partners
          Rami Ayoubi, NEO Syria
 
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
 
16:30 – 17:15 Session 5: Lessons learned from Tempus
  • Tempus project PROGREEN
          Nesreen Ghaddar, Associate Provost, AUB, Coordinator of Tempus project PROGREEN 
  • Tempus projects and Employability
          Pierre Gedeon, Director of International Relations, NDU, Tempus HERE
  • Open Discussion
17:15 – 17:30 Concluding Remarks by Dr. Ahmad Jammal, Director General of Higher Education