Higher Education & Research

• The Moroccan Minister of Higher Education, the Special Advisor to the Secretary of State in charge of Higher Education and Research in France and representatives of the local authorities launched the opening of classes in the Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA) as part of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes. • Deeming the education and employability of young people to be the best investment for the future of the region, the UfM and the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes are working hand-in-hand for this purpose.

Fes, 16 September 2015. The Eur...

Within the framework of the MedNC project, the ISCAE (Institut Supérieur de Comptabilité et d’Administration des Entreprises) linked to the University of la Manouba, completes the first edition of the ISCAE New Chance programme. The project could also be developed in Spain through the intermediation of iesMed (Innovation et Economie sociale en Méditerranée).

Barcelona, 29 July 2015. The Mediterranean New Chance (MedNC) project, promoted by the Office of Economic Cooperation for the Mediterranean and the East (OCEMO) in partnership with the Second Chance School of Marseille (E2C-...

The UfM Secretariat has been invited to ensure the operational follow-up to the Dialogue ‎‎5+5 on Higher Education, Research and Innovation. It has been asked to provide specific ‎support for the implementation and follow-up of the Work Programme for 2015-2016 ‎adopted by the Ministers.‎

Madrid, 24 March 2015.  A high-level delegation of the UfM Secretariat headed by the Secretary General Fathallah Sijilmassi participated in the 2nd Dialogue 5+5 Ministerial Conference on Research, Innovation and Higher Education conveyed by Spain on 23-24 March 2015 in Madrid.

The Ministers underl...

• The students were introduced to the UfM Secretariat’s activities and efforts in promoting regional integration.

Barcelona, 30 March 2015. The UfM Secretariat received at its headquarters in Barcelona a group of over 50 students of Social Economy from the Liceo Statale Forteguerri (Pistoia, Italy) to discuss on 25 March the objectives, activities and endeavors of the Union for the Mediterranean. Earlier on 21 March, another group of 30 French students from the Lycée Notre Dame (Le Mans, France) visited the UfM Secretariat and were given a presentation about the challenges and oppo...

The official launch of the UfM-labelled HOMERe project in Marseille will provide an opportunity to discuss young graduates’ transition to an active life in the Mediterranean region and the leverage which transnational company internships can have in helping them access the labour market. The testimonials from the first participants will illustrate how HOMERe works and its added value for young graduates and for companies.

Barcelona, 5 March 2015. The goals of the HOMERe project – a regional programme to promote transnational internships in the Mediterranean, labelled by the UfM Member Sta...

The main objective of the Mediterranean New Chance programme ‎is to provide young people who have been excluded from the ‎labour market (dropouts from school and unemployed graduates) ‎with innovative training and first business experience following ‎the successful pedagogical model of the Second Chance School of ‎Marseille.‎‎

Barcelona, 27 February 2015. In collaboration with the Office of Economic Cooperation for ‎Mediterranean and Middle East (OCEMO), the Second Chance School of ‎Marseille (E2C) and the French Development Agency (AFD), the Secretariat ‎of the Union for the ...