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Development of a Higher Education and Research Area between Europe and the Middle EaSt

The principle objective of HERMES project is to develop scientific mobility/exchanges of students at all levels and staff between the Higher Education institutions of Europe and the Higher Education institutions of the Middle East.  

This will lead to a “strong sustainable contribution” to the creation of a European– Mediterranean area of Higher Education and research.  

A total of 180 mobility is expected to be performed between the twenty universities of the HERMES consortium: 144 mobility from the Middle East to Europe and 36 Mobility from Europe to the Middle East. The duration of the project is 4 years.  

The program has begun in July 2013 and it will end in June 2017.  The Hermes program is funded by EU.  
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European Universities

Middle East Universities
Aix Marseille University (Fran​ce) 
University of Toulon (France)
​Saint Joseph University (Lebanon)
University of Balamand (Lebanon)
University of ​​​Cadiz (Spain) Holy spirit University of Kaslik (Lebanon)
University of Balearic Islands (Spain)
Philadelphia University (Jordan)
​University of Genoa (Italy) Princess Sumaya University for 
​Technology (Jordan)
University of Turin (Italy)
  University of Jordan (Jordan)
University of Palermo (Italy)
  Yarmouk University (Jordan)
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)​​
AN Najah National University (Palestine)
​University of Cyprus (Cyprus) Islamic University​ of Gaza (Palestine)
​Birzeit University (Palestine)
​Arab International University-Damascus (Syria)

​​​Associated Partners

TETHYS Network

Ville Marseille


AArU Association of Arab Universities

UN High Commissioner for Refugees​

Mediterranean Universities Union UNIMED

Foundation University-Enterprises of Balearic Islands

Direction of Cooperation and Immigration and Training and culture of the Government of Balearic islands

Confederation of Balearic Business Association

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