EU Programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport

National Erasmus+ Office - Lebanon


Jean Monnet Actions' Promotion Project (JMAPP)

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

A jean Monnet Activities Promotion Project (JMAPP) took place on Tuesday 12 January in the premises of the Lebanese University in Beirut. 

The meeting gathered some 70 participants from Lebanese, Jordanian and Palestinian universities. The purpose of this event was to inform participants and raise their awareness to the opportunities offered by the Jean Monnet Activities under the Erasmus + Programme. Jean Monnet Activities aim at promoting EU integration studies through the support to modules, Chairs, Centers of Excellence, Projects, Networks and Associations. The deadline to submit proposals under the current Erasmus + call is 25/2/2016.

Jean Monnet Actions' Promotion Project (JMAPP)

Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine Event

Tuesday 12 January 2016


Venue : Beirut, Lebanese University, Central Administration, National Museum Area



08:30–09.00 : Registration of participants

09:00–09.30 : JMAPP Opening session (Dr A. ALSOUFI moderates)

Dr. Nada Chbat, Director of International Relations office, Lebanese University
Dr. Ahmad JAMMAL, Director General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Mr Abel PIQUERAS, Representative of EU Delegation to Lebanon

Mr Vito BORRELLI, European Commission - DG EAC, Scope and objectives of the JMAPP event(s)

09:30–10.30 : Jean Monnet actions: regional performances and future perspectives (V. BORRELLI moderates)

Dr. Aref ALSOUFI, NEO Lebanon

Prof. Ahmad ABU-EL-HAIJIA, NEO Jordan

Dr. Nedal JAYOUSI, NEO Palestine

Testimonies from local Jean Monnet projects' holders : Prof Pascal Monin, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon

Q/A session 

10:30-11:00 : Coffee break

11:00–12:15 : EU studies and the Jean Monnet actions under Erasmus+  (Dr A. ABU-EL-HAIJIA moderates)

Mr Vito BORRELLI, European Commission – DG EAC, Jean Monnet  actions: structure, objectives, opportunities and results.

 Ms Giada DANUBIO, European Commission – DG EAC: how to prepare a proposal; presentation of website and e-form.

Q/A session

12:15–13:00 : Jean Monnet actions: the views of experts (V. BORRELLI introduces)

Prof. Angelo SANTAGOSTINO, Jean Monnet Chair at Yildirim Beyazit University, teaching EU studies in a non-EU country – preparation, implementation and dissemination of Jean Monnet projects (with special focus on modules and chairs)

Q/A session 

13:00-14:30 : Lunch

14:30-15:15 : Jean Monnet actions: the views of experts (V. BORRELLI introduces)

Mr Prof. Jean-Marc TROUILLE, Jean Monnet Chair in European Economic Integration and European Business Management at University of Bradford, European Union Studies Teaching and Research - Teaching EU-related subjects in UK, French and Polish universities and business schools.
Q/A session

15:15-16:15 : Other Jean Monnet actions and initiatives (Dr N. JAYOUSI moderates)

Ms Giada DANUBIO, European Commission – DG EAC: Information on Jean Monnet Annual Conference, Thematic Seminars, Clusters, and Online Platform.
Q/A session
Round table/Discussion: cooperation opportunities under Jean Monnet and Erasmus+ 

16:15-16:45 : Closing remarks

Dr. Aref ALSOUFI, NEO Lebanon, main conclusions and next steps

Mr Vito BORRELLI, European Commission - DG EAC, expectations from Erasmus+ next call for proposals and final comments

17:00             : Cocktail


Title Family Name First Name Organisation Position Country
Ms  AL BITAR Haneen National Erasmus+ Office - Jordan Executive Secretary and Assistant to the Director  JORDAN
Dr  AL DHMOUR Fairouz Mutah University Dean of Business collage JORDAN
Dr  AL-ATOM Basem Jordan University of Science and Technology staff member JORDAN
Dr  AYOUB Hasan  An-Najah National University Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics PALESTINE
Dr ABU KARAKI Muddather  Al Hussein bin Talal University  Dean of The College of Art JORDAN
Prof. ABU-EL-HAIJA Ahmad  National Erasmus+ Office - Jordan Director JORDAN
Dr AL MDANAT Metri  GJU Head of Management Department JORDAN
Dr ALJAIUOSSI Nedal  National Erasmus+ Office Director PALESTINE
Dr ALKHADER Reem  Erasmus+ Project Officer JORDAN
Dr AL-RFOU Ahmad  Tafila Technical University Quality Assurance Director  JORDAN
Dr ALSHRAIDEH Mohammad The University of Jordan Associate Prof. in Computer Science JORDAN
Dr ANNOUS Samer University of Balamand Assistant Professor  LEBANON
Dr ATHAMNEH Abdel Baset Yarmouk University Director of the Refugee Studies Center JORDAN
Dr AZHARI KARAM Valérie université la sagesse professeur LEBANON
Prof. BITAR Nicholas ndu Assistant Prof LEBANON
Mr BORRELLI Vito European Commission Jean Monnet Head of Sector BELGIUM
Dr CHANESAZ Moheb  lebanese university research professor LEBANON
Dr CHOUBASSI Hassan Lebanese International University Chairperson of the Fine Arts & Design Dep. LEBANON
Mrs DROUET Clemence Holy Spirit University of Kaslik Project coordinator  LEBANON
Prof. EID Christiane Sagesse University Professor LEBANON
Mr  FAHIL Mohammad Al-Quds Open University University Researcher at the Centre of Continuous Education PALESTINE
Dr FOTI Cristina  Società Dante Alighieri director LEBANON
Mrs DANUBIO Giada European commission Organiser BELGIUM
Prof. HAIDARIA Ayman  Arab American University Dean of Arts Faculty PALESTINE
Prof. HAMIE Ali Arts, Sciences & Technology University in lebanon (AUL) Dean LEBANON
Ms HEBA  Owda National Erasmus+ Office Helps in Jean Monnet File PALESTINE
Prof. HELWANI Amer National Erasmus+ Office Lebanon Programme Assistant LEBANON
Prof. JAMMAL Ahmad mehe-dghe director general LEBANON
Dr JARADAT Abd UlKareem Al- al Bayt Unuiversity Associate Professor JORDAN
Dr JARJOUR Maha Lebanese University Professor LEBANON
Prof. KAREEM BARGHOUTHI Abdul  birzeit director ialiis PALESTINE
Prof. KHATIB Awni Palestine Ahliya University President PALESTINE
Dr KHAYYAT Rasha  An-Najah National University Scholarships Coordinator PALESTINE
Dr MADIEH Mai  Hebron University  Center of Excellence in Teaching  PALESTINE
Dr MAKAREM Nidal Modern University for Business and Science Quality Officer/ Instructor LEBANON
Dr MALEK Rima Lebanese University Assistant professor LEBANON
Mr MERHI Salah MUBS Vice President LEBANON
Prof. Monin Pascal University of Saint Joseph Professor  Lebanon
Ms QEIMARI Rana  National erasmus+ office programme officer PALESTINE
Prof. QUMSIYEH  Mazin Butros Bethlehem University Professor PALESTINE
Dr RATTROUT Amjad  AAUJ Associate Professor  PALESTINE
Dr  SAFA Mustafa Palestine Polytechnic University Vice President for Academic Affairs PALESTINE
Prof. SANTAGOSTINO Angelo  Yildirim Beyazit University, Ankara Jean Monnet ad personam Chair of EU economic integration TURKEY
Dr SHAARANI Hani Beirut Arab University Director Faculty of Business LEBANON
Mrs SHAIKHOMAR Ayah  National Erasmus+ Office Executive Secretary PALESTINE
Prof. TROUILLE Jean-Marc  University of Bradford, Faculty of Management & Law Jean Monnet Chair UNITED KINGDOM
Dr TUMAR Iyad  Birzeit University Chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department   PALESTINE
Mrs DAGHER Lily Université Libanaise   LEBANON
Dr ABOU FAYAD Amal Lebanese University Faculty of Tourism   LEBANON
Dr KARAM Ghade Lebanese University Faculty of Tourism   LEBANON
Dr KANAAN Hussien Lebanese University - Pharmacy School   LEBANON
Dr KHARLLAH Kalil Lebanese University - Law School   LEBANON
Dr KALIFEH Adel Lebanese University - Law School   LEBANON
Dr DARWISH Mohamed Ragy Lebanese University - School of Business   LEBANON
Dr GEDEON Pierre NOTRE-DAME UNIVERSITY Director of International Relations LEBANON