EUROPE: EU funding for European Neighbourhood, RussiaBaltic Course. It will allocate EUR47 million (US$67 million) under the Tempus programme.
The new funding will improve teaching, learning methods and teaching material, as well as boost quality assurance and management of higher education institutions in the partner countries.
The decision, reached in Brussels on 5 July, will also enable enhanced networking and joint projects and partnerships to be set up between higher education institutions in the EU and the neighbourhood countries. The money allocated under Tempus will support some 60 multilateral partnerships aiming at modernising curricula, teaching methods and management of colleges, schools and universities in the region.
Full report on the Baltic Course site