Study of the Higher Education system in Mashreq.


Project title: Study of the Higher Education system in Mashreq.

Country: Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon

Overall project value (EUR): 12.000

Proportion carried out by legal entity (%): 100%

No of staff provided: 3

Name of client: CIC/ DURSI

Origin of funding: Generalitat of Catalunya

Dates (start/end): February 1st to July 3rd, 2003

Name of consortium members,  if any: IEMED


Detailed project description:

Ideaborn carried out a research about higher education in Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. The goal was to forecast future collaboration among Catalonian universities and the ones from Mashreq. The research checked out the needs and the offer capacity of postgraduate education and doctorate in each one of the universities, as well as their abilities for investigation. A next stage was planned in which the agreements between the Catalonian universities and the ones from Middle East can be carried out to make possible the achievement of master’s degree programmes and postgraduate education, in Cataluña and Mashreq.


Type of services provided:

Ideaborn provided three consultants. These ones made the appropriate study and prepared the document for circulation. Later, the team leader travelled to Middle East to make a compared research. He visited Jordan and Syria.

  • International Cooperation expert- Team leader
  • Educational expert