Reinforcing Access to Cross Border Employability at Palestinian Higher Education Institutions – REACH

Project Title: Reinforcing access to cross border employment at Palestinian higher education institutions – REACH

Funding Programme: Erasmus+, Action Type: Capacity Building in higher education

Project total grant: €948,112

Duration: 3 years

Summary:  REACH project aims at enhancing the capacity of Palestinian Higher Education Institutions (PHEIs) in promoting cross-border employability of graduates, providing them with the capabilities for effective cross-border working, so that they can develop their potential and participate actively in sustainable economic development in Palestine.

The project specific objectives:

  • To reinforce PHEIs links with local and international labour markets focusing on cross-border work.
  • To enhance the competence and performance of career centers/alumni units at PHEIs in creating and promoting cross border work employment.
  • To strengthen graduates’ skills and know-how required for obtaining cross-border employment.

Project Partners:

  • Palestinian Partners
  1. Islamic University of Gaza
  2. Birzeit University
  3. Palestine Polytechnic University
  4. Al-Quds Open University
  5. AN-Najah National University
  6. The society of women graduates
  • EU partners
  1. University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
  2. Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi, Rome, Italy
  3. University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  4. Middlesex University Higher Education Corporation, London, UK