On 16-17 of March 2021 hold the kick of meeting of one of the European Union projects within the Erasmus+ program in the field of capacity building in the field of higher education entitled "Enhancing the Research and Innovation Environment in the Libyan Higher Education System / IBTIKAR".

The representative of the Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) and the project manager opened the kick of meeting of the project and presented the project’s work plan during the life of the project.

After that, Each Leader Organization supervising a work package presented a presentation on the mechanism work package, and the following universities lead the project work packages are as:

WP. Number

Work package type

Lead Organization


Synergies creation: best practices and lessons learnt

University of Tripoli


Definition of an Action Plan and institutional research agenda for research technology

University of Salento


Vertical capacity building action: from Europe to Libya

Boğaziçi University


Horizontal capacity building action: from Libya to Libya

Misurata University


Research activities piloting phase

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro


Project Quality and Evaluation

University of Benghazi


Dissemination and exploitation

University of Zawia




Mediterranean Universities Union


The kick of meeting was organized under the auspices of the project supervisor, the Union of Mediterranean Universities (UNIMED), the Italian Universita Del Salento, the Portuguese University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, and the Turkish University of Bogazici, in addition to representatives of the Libyan universities participating in the project, namely: Universities of Zawia, Tripoli, Elmarqab, Asmariya,Misurata, Bani Walid, Sebha, Sirte, Ajdabiya, Benghazi, and the Libyan International University of Medical Sciences.


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