TIGRIS Project

TIGRIS (Transfer of Good practices & Reinforcement of Internationalisation Strategies in Kurdistan)

The TIGRIS Project has been awarded for EU co-funding within the framework of the Erasmus+ programme “Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education”. Capacity building projects in the field of higher education support the modernisation, accessibility, and internationalisation of higher education in Partner Countries, in this case Kurdistan.In light of this, the following objectives have been determined for the TIGRIS Project, which the partners will seek to address throughout the project’s lifespan and within the activities undertaken:

1- Improve the quality of Higher Education in Kurdistan;

2- Develop new and innovative education programmes;

3- Modernise the Higher Education system in Kurdistan through policy reform;

4- Create and implement national legislation which will facilitate the accreditation of joint and double degrees, the recognition of studies abroad, and the ECTS;

5- Foster cooperation across different regions of the world via joint initiatives and collaborative action;

6- Strengthen management structures and services geared towards international relations;

7- Develop advanced strategic polices regarding the internationalisation of education, collaborative research, academic mobility, and international student services within Kurdistan which will bring Kurdish HEIs closer to their European counterparts;

8- Transfer best practices and disseminate knowledge so as to understand how to cooperate within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and European Research Area (ERA).