وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي
وزارة التربية والتعليم العالي
Established in 2003, to implement, coordinate and promote the Tempus programme in Lebanon. It is also responsible for improving the relevance, effectiveness and impact of the programme in the country.
Since 2008, the Office has been acting on behalf of the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) the EU Commission body in charge of managing the programme.
Located at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Beirut.
Represented by Dr. Aref Alsoufi, the National Tempus Office coordinator, referred to as NTO.
National Tempus Office – Lebanon
Ministry of Education and Higher Education
Habib Abi Chahla Sq. (Unesco Palace Area) – 5th floor
Tel : +961 3 654 180
Fax: +961 1 804 310
To assist the authorities in the partner countries in the Tempus programme implementation.
Results to be achieved by the National Tempus Office
● IDEAL Workshop at AUB : On October 9-10, the AUB is hosting a workshop on the “Fundamentals of Technology Transfer”, in the framework of the Tempus project IDEAL.. The workshop agenda. Press Release.
● The TLQAA+ group with Tempus-HERE, the Lebanese University and the University of Balamand are organizing a seminar on "Quality Reviewers: The Backbone of a Quality System" at the Lebanese University - Central Administration on June 23, 2014... more
● The Tempus project TLQAA on Quality Assurance marked the end of its activities on 5 December at the University of Balamand. Ambassador Angelina Eichhorst, Head of the EU Delegation to Lebanon and Dr. Ahmad Jammal, DGHE were among the keynote speakers in this event. Read the speech of Ambassador Eichhorst here.
● The National Tempus Office and HERE have organized a seminar on the Students Support Services in Higher Education in collaboration with Beirut Arab University at Debbieh on November 28, 2013... more
● Results of the Tempus 6th call for proposals have been published. For full information please consult the official Tempus site
● Presenting Tempus at a workshop by the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences of the Lebanese University .... read more
● New Marie Curie Fellowships
Some €227 million, the highest single amount made available through the Marie Curie Actions fund, will be awarded to around 1000 experienced researchers this year. The application process runs until 14 August 2013.
Please note that these fellowships have a ~20% success rate. You can refer to the press release recently published by DG EAC. To apply please visit http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/page/funding
● The thematic workshop on the "Organisation and Profile of Doctoral Studies" has been held on 11-12 March 2013, in the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik. For more information visit the seminar website.
● A study on "Human Resource Management in Public Higher Education in the Tempus Partner Countries" including Lebanon was published by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency in 2012. This study together with other Tempus studies can be found at: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/tempus/tools/publications_en.php
● The Tempus National Information Day has been organized on January 17, 2013 at the Ministry of Education & Higher Education Download the presentations
● The 2nd Call for Applications for the Erasmus Mundus project welcome is now open from 11 December 2012 to 8 February 2013...more
● The Ministry of Education & Higher Education is organizing a seminar entitled "Disssemination Conference on Activities in Lebanon" covering the Lebanese National Qualifications Framework, Entrepreneurial Learning, and Torino Process 2012 in partnership with the European Training Foundation on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
● Tempus HERE- Lebanon organised a training session on "Writing Learning Outcomes for Programs and Courses" Friday June, 29 8H30 at Mininistry of Education. More than 50 professors attended this session. More information and useful materials about learning outcomes
● Colloque de lancement du Master ISIS : Neurosciences et Biotechnologies- Tempus / USJ campus des sciences médicales rue de Damas, le jeudi 24 mai de 14h30 à 18h30 ..read more
● LIFELONG LEARNING INFODAY 2012. E-tutorial and videos of presentations available here
● Statistics Published on Applications for the Tempus IV 5th Call for Proposals (Lebanon : 30 applications)
● 2012 Erasmus Mundus Call for Proposals has been closed on April, 30 2012.
● FP7 – a directory of all the projects involving Mediterranean partners
The European Commission has published a comprehensive directory of all the projects involving at least one partner from the Mediterranean Partner Countries supported under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7).
● Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Research and Innovation
Why is cooperation in research and innovation with the Mediterranean region important to the European Union? This question and others will be answered in a fact sheet released by the European Commission ahead of the Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Research and Innovation to be held in Barcelona next week. read more..
● The European Union is one of the main donors to Lebanon. It allocates about €220 million annually in assistance to Lebanon (€50 million from the European Commission, €50 million from the EU Member States and €120 million in loans from the European Investment Bank). more...
● Bologna Policy Forum, Bucharest 26-27 April 2012. (read more)
● TLQAA roundtable. Within the framework of the project TLQAA (Toward the Lebanese Quality Assurance Agency) funded by Tempus, a roundtable on Lebanese QA System has been organized at UNESCO Palace on March 27th, 2012. A quality assurance model has been discussed …more
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