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Development of approaches to harmonization of comprehensive internationalization strategies in higher education, research and innovation at EU and Partner Countries (HARMONY)

Harmony

Development of approaches to harmonization of comprehensive internationalization strategies in higher education, research and innovation at EU and Partner Countries (HARMONY)

Project dates: 15 October 2015 – 14 October 2018

Grant: € 894.216    

European Funded

Funded by the European Commission, the project aims to contribute to the development of  comprehensive internationalisation strategies and their harmonisation in EU and Partner Countries (Armenia, Belarus, Russia) within the framework of HEA in accordance with the main provisions of the Bologna Process through modernisation of international relation management of the partner countries universities, promoting the academic mobility and correspondingly, increasing the attractiveness of the higher education systems in these countries and EU. 

The Project represents a comprehensive approach to much-needed strategies for the Partner Countries' HEIs that will start from comprehensive research of internationalisation level of HE, following EU best practice study to boost horizontally their internationalisation. 


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Overall objective of the project is to contribute to increasing the attractiveness of higher education systems, to establishing a HEI as a centre of excellence in all the activities related to higher education, research and innovation within the global scene but in accordance with national development strategies by strengthening the integration of education, research and innovation and strengthening of internationalisation of higher education systems within the framework of Higher Education Area in accordance with the main provisions of the Bologna Process.

The main objective of the project is to develop comprehensive internationalisation strategies in higher education, research and innovation and the approaches to its harmonisation at EU and Partner Countries (Armenia, Belarus, Russia). 

  • Professor Helen Higson, Provost
  • Ms Selena Teeling, International Relations Manager (Aston Business School)
  • Ms Wendy Yip, Director, International Development