36 Kurdish Academic staff members participated in the Field visit in Rome and Murcia in the framework of the APPRAIS project.

In January 2023, 36 Academic staff members from Kurdish universities have participated in a circular field visit in Rome and Murcia in the framework of the APPRAIS project. The Kurdish colleagues were Directors of International Relations, Quality Assurance Directors, Vice Presidents for Scientific Affairs, Deans of Colleges and Responsible for implementing the Bologna process, as […]

Kurdish universities are developing a new software to perform quality assurance in research, students’ services and third mission

The 8 Kurdish universities in the Northern region of Iraq, partners of the project, will soon have a new software to perform quality assurance measures in research, students’ services and the Third Mission activities. The software is needed to equip the Quality Assurance Directorate, established in each Kurdish university, to be more dynamic, operational and […]

Webinar “The Bologna process implementation in the universities of the Kurdistan region of Iraq: good practices and challenges” during the Erasmus Days 2022

In the framework of the Erasmus Days 2022 celebrations, on October 14th 2022, the project APPRAIS “governAnce, quality, accountability: a Piloting Reform PRrocess in kurdistAn regIon of Iraq” held a free webinar focusing on Bologna process, quality assurance and internationalisation in higher education. The Webinar was focused on the Bologna Process and its implementation in Kurdistan region of Iraq. In […]

Kurdish staff members visit the University of Pisa and the University of Evora for an on-the-job training in the framework of the APPRAIS project

27 Academic staff member from Kurdish universities have participated in a circular field visit at two of the EU university partners in the framework of APPRAIS project: the University of Pisa and the University of Evora. The Kurdish colleagues were Vice-Presidents for Scientific affairs, Quality Assurance Directors and Deans of Colleges implementing Bologna process, as well as […]

Webinar “The Bologna process implementation in the universities of the Kurdistan region of Iraq: good practices and challenges” on Oct.14th in the framework of the Erasmus Days 2022

In the framework of the Erasmus Days 2022 celebrations, the project APPRAIS “governAnce, quality, accountability: a Piloting Reform PRrocess in kurdistAn regIon of Iraq” organises a free webinar focusing on Bologna process, quality assurance and internationalisation in higher education. Title The Bologna process implementation in the HEIs of the Kurdistan region of Iraq: good practices and challenges Objectives The […]

The capacity building of Kurdish university staff on strategic planning, quality assurance and Bologna process continues at the University of Sulaymania

Following the first 1st Training Week of the project APPRAIS hosted by the University of Oslo, Norway, from May 9th to May 13th 2022, a series of training workshops was organised at the University of Sulaymania in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, from June 13th to June 16th 2022. The training workshops saw the participation of 40 participants among academic and administrative staff representing the responsibles of Bologna Process […]

36 Kurdish university members took part in the 1st Training week in at the University of Oslo

The 1st Training Week of APPRAIS hosted at the University of Oslo, Norway, was held from May 9 to 13th, 2022 and was targeted the internal staff of 8 Higher Education Institutions from the Kurdistan region of Iraq and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research KRG. The training week aimed to increase participants’ skills and capacities in terms of quality assurance, strategic planning, […]

The training week in Oslo just started!

According to the project workplan, a training week hosted by the University of Oslo has just started. The training week is the fist step of the activities planned in WP3 Strategic Planning, Management and Quality Assurance: Capacity Building Action. Representatives from the 8 Kurdish partner universities have travelled to Norway to attend the training week […]

The University of Pisa welcomed Kurdish Universities and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research to explore possible collaborations between HEIs, local authorities and stakeholders

On March 15-16-17, 2022, the University of Pisa welcomed representatives from European HEIs, from 8 Kurdish Universities and the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Kurdistan region of Iraq for a three-days of work in the framework of the APPRAIS project. On March 16th the University of Pisa hosted a public conference titled “Priorities and […]