Higher Education & Research

Rabat, 20 September, 2013. The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean participated in the First Conference of Ministers in charge of Scientific Research in the Western Mediterranean held in Rabat on 19th and 20th September 2013.

Under the chairmanship of Mr. Lahcen Daoudi, Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training of the Kingdom of Morocco, the meeting was attended by Ministers and State Secretaries from ten Euro-Mediterranean countries participating in the “5+5 Dialogue” (France, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Libya an...

Barcelona, 1 June, 2013. The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) participated in the first Arab-Euro Conference on Higher Education (AECHE), held on 30th -31st May and 1st June in Barcelona. The UfM Secretariat presented the numerous projects it is currently working on, highlighting the creation of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (EMUF), project endorsed by the 43 UfM member countries during the Senior Official Meeting held in Barcelona in June 2012.

The major objectives of Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes are fostering cooperation with other universities of...

The Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF) aims at being a unique regional centre of excellence in the fields of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. It will offer a wide range of study and research programmes in Humanities & Social Sciences and Engineering which will focus on topics with important impact on the integrated development of the region.

Fes, 24 November, 2012. The Constituent General Assembly of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF) was held on Saturday 24th November under the auspices of the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive...

The establishment of a Euro-Mediterranean University in Morocco, an employability training program addressed at Southern Mediterranean disadvantaged women, and a plan for overcoming governance challenges to the mobilisation of financing for the Mediterranean water sector are the three new projects recently labelled by the UfM.

Barcelona, 23 July 2012. The Senior Officials of the 43 country members of the UfM approved during their latest Senior Officials Meeting, held in Barcelona last 28 June, the adoption of three important projects to be promoted by the Environment & Water, the Higher ...

The project proposal, which was submitted by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training of the Kingdom of Morocco, counted on the full support of the 43 UfM countries.

Barcelona, 28 June 2012. The Senior Officials of the 43 UfM Member States labelled the project for the creation of the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fez (UEMF) during the latest Senior Officials Meeting, held in Barcelona on 28 June.  The new University, located in the city of Fez, will be an International centre of Higher Education and Research with a specific focus on Euro-Mediterranean p...

The Conference was attended by approximately 4.500 people from different countries and generations, including world leaders as H.E. Shimon Peres, Rt. Hon. Tony Blair and Dr. Henry Kissinger.

Jerusalem, 22nd June, 2012. The UfM Deputy Secretary General for Higher Education and Research, Prof. Chet, presented the mission and activities of the UfM Secretariat in the 4th Israeli Presidential Conference, held under the auspices of President Mr. Shimon Peres last 19-21 June in Jerusalem.

Prof. Chet focused his speech on the establishment of the new Euro-Mediterranean University of Morocco (E...