The development of international relations and the implementation of the Bologna Process have been increasingly given attention by Higher Education Institutions in the Middle East region through the TEMPUS and Erasmus Mundus programmes. The project partners were keen to learn about elements of the Bologna Process that would their students, faculty and citizens to benefit from mutually enriched cooperation with the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), such as the implementation and recog-nition of ECTS and diploma supplements. Through a series of workshops, seminars and pilot projects, the CORINTHIAM pro-ject has attempted to reinforce the understanding of the process of Internationalisation and Internationalisation at Home and strengthen the cooperation mechanisms to facil-itate the mobility of students and scholars between the EU and the Middle East region. The CORINTHIAM project has benefitted member institutions by facilitating the open access to information and knowledge about EHEA, a deeper appreciation for quality of services delivered by the departments of International Relations, and the training of specialists in EHEA and Bologna issues. These handbooks may be considered as a reflection of the sustainable structure that has been obtained through the outcomes of the above mentioned project. Each of the sections focuses on a distinctive pillar of the project: management of international relations, management of international projects, Internationalization at Home, quality of internationalisation and learning experiences of piloting ECTS at third-country in-stitutions. The lessons learned during the three years of the project will provide insti-tutions, teachers and students with a s better understanding of the EHEA as it concerns Israel and the Palestinian Territories, whereby strengthening cooperation between the Middle East region and the EHEA in the years to come.
|Number of pages||640|
|Publication status||Published - 9 Dec 2013|