On February 28 and March 1 2019, the University of Girona hosted the Kick-off of the MEHMED project. At this event – apart from a review of all administrative and managerial matters – the first steps were undertaken to get the project running.

This meeting was the first meeting of the 14 project partners:

Partner Institution
P1 University of Girona ES
P2 University of Sassari – School of Architecture IT
P3 Sorbonne Université FR
P4 University of Sousse TN
P5 University of Monastir TN
P7 Agence Nationale de la Promotion de la Recherche Scientifique TN
P8 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah MA
P9 University of Abdelmalek Essaadi MA
P10 Université Mohammed Premier Oujda MA
P11 University of Constantine 3 DZ
P12 Université de Bordj Bou Arreridj (UBBA) DZ
P13 University of Mostaganem DZ
P14 Institut Méditerranéen de Technologie (IMT) DZ

Officially, the MEHMED project began on January 15, 2019 and will last for 3 years until January 14, 2022. The project has a budget of 788,626 EUR and the main objectives are the following ones:

  1. The design, accreditation, implementation and evaluation of environmental change master’s degrees in several universities of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, taking as a reference in the proposal and point of practical inspiration the master’s degree in environmental change at the UdG. This was argued at the time of presenting the project and this has been defended since the implementation of MEHMED. Working to strengthen the ties with both private companies and public institutions as well as NGOs in order to improve the professional opportunities of future Master students by connecting the training needs and demands of the labor market more efficiently.
  • The establishment of a network of universities to work together and help ensure the future sustainability of the project. We are working on how this project can help to establish a Mediterranean university network with the possibility of creating a network of its own or integrating ourselves into the UNIMED network with the aim of establishing a specific subnet on «Environmental change”:

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