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International Credit Mobility: a New Challenge in the Mediterranean Region (ICMED) is a project co-funded by the European Union under the Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 2 Capacity Building in Higher Education.

It aims at strengthening the capacity of Higher Education staff in Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia to deal with Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility & International Mobility Programmes in general, through the implementation of a comprehensive Training Programme. By fostering information and sharing best practices, the project is expected to contribute towards an innovative, effective and efficient management of International Credit Mobility in the MENA region.

News & Events


ICMED 4th SC Meeting at the University of Padova, Italy

On July 10-11, the 4th SC meeting of the project ICMED, International Credit Mobility: a new challenge for the Mediterranean Region, was held at the University of Padova. The meeting was opened by the rector prof. Rosario Rizzuto who expressed the importance of establishing joint synergies and collaboration with the consortium in the project and beyond.

Monitoring days by the National Erasmus+ Office Algeria at the University of Biskra

On April 7 and 8, 2019 the Algerian National Erasmus+ Office (NEO) organized a monitoring visit at the University of Biskra, related to the impact of the Erasmus+ projects and programs in Algeria. In particular, the first day was focused on International Credit Mobility and on the project ICMED, a New Challenge in the Mediterranean Region (ICMED).

4th ICMED training week held in Poitiers

The fourth and last week of ICMED training programme was held in Poitiers (France) from 3rd to 5th April 2019, with the participation of around 20 representatives of Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian universities and trainers from the Universities of Padova and Bologna (Italy), Poitiers (France), and Rouen Normandy (France) as member of UNIMED.

INFODAY meeting on Erasmus Programs

During the Infoday, a presentation of the ICMED project was done by the University of Oran. This presentation aimed to make the project known and to show these results and activities.