Fostering Outreach within European Regions, Transnational Higher Education and Mobility (FORTHEM)

Main funder

Funder's project number: 612489-EPP-1-2019-1-DE-EPPKA2-EUR-UNIV

Funds granted by main funder (€)

  • 848 154,00

Funding program

Project timetable

Project start date: 01/09/2019

Project end date: 31/08/2022


FORTHEM -project, coordinated by Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, aims to create an alliance of seven multidisciplinary universities in seven EU-countries, based on existing multi-disciplinary, bilateral and trilateral collaborations and both shared and complementary expertise. By the end of the 3-year project period the proposed alliance plans to implement the following activities:

• set up a structure for the management of the alliance to oversee the quality of activities and to ensuring that the alliance is moving towards joint objectives;
• create a joint digital academy (short explanation needed: what is joint digital academy!) to facilitate the provision of online courses and staff training modules
• create a functioning model for knowledge-creating teams and pilot the action in 7 topics
• increase the quality, attractiveness and European dimension of education through pooling of expertise, joint teaching and innovative mobility of students and staff
• considerably increase student and staff mobility (upt tp 30 %) through attractive short-term mobility options for students, virtual & blended mobility and increased staff mobility
• create innovative new forms of outreach activities, involving particularly students in civic activity

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