IUG Wins Three International Mobility Projects

19 - Jul - 2020


Sponsored by the European Commission, the Islamic university of Gaza won three International Mobility Projects via Erasmus+ programme. The joint universities are Graz University of Technology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Austria, and Tampere University in Finland.

These project are a kind of appreciation for the fruitful relations and partnerships with European University through many international projects. Sustaining the outcomes of these projects, the IUG along with University of Graz, Austria, manages "Enhancing Aspects of Gender Equality in Palestinian High Education Institutes" projects.

This project is implemented between June, 2017 and November, 2020. It is sponsored by the Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development (Appear).

In addition, IUG has participated in the project of developing training courses on the renewable energy in the Gaza Strip, making the Palestinian energy future. This project is sponsored by Austria as well, APPEAR. It is also managed by University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences between February, 2017 and June 2020.

Similarly, the IUG, jointly with University of Tampere, has took place in numerous international projects, the most important of which is the project of "improving educational practices in higher education institute, training online." It is funded by Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs from March 2017 to March 2020. Besides, other projects were executed by Erasmus+ Programme.  

It should be noted that the activities of these projects were based on the international mobility of university students so that they study in one of the partner universities for about one semester or two. It can also be an mobility of academics for either teaching or training in one of the partner universities for about one or two months.

The IUG's participation in such projects contributes to improving the university's capabilities, dimensions and international relations. Its prominence at the local and global level will be enhanced as well. Furthermore, the participants will ripe the fruit of their hard work and professional development. In addition, the participants' understanding of other cultures, language skills, and learning about New working methods will certainly be developed.

It is worth noting that since the Erasmus+ programme was launched, the IUG has participated in more than forty projects interacting with international and European universities. This in turn has provided a hundred and twenty opportunity of international mobility for students and academics.