It is an Erasmus Mundus-Lot 13, Euphrates project no 2013-2540/001-001-EMA2
project covers 9 E.U. countries and 11 H.E. Institutions from different parts of India.
This consortium partners are committed to join efforts in order to enhance cooperation for fostering excellence in training and research, promoting exchange of students and researchers from India to the European Union countries.
The Universidade de Santiago de Compostela will coordinate this proposal supported by the joint-coordinating Institution Dr. Babasahed Ambedkar Marathwada.
Euphrates project envisages 140 mobility schemes in all levels of students and staff (from India to a European Country) in a collaborative framework. The frame of these mobilities includes 11 Universities from India and 11 from Spain, Ireland, Poland, Germany, Lithuania, France, Greece, Slovenia, Portugal.
Project Coordinator: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Contact person Mrs Fátima Fernández
Joint Coordinator: Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad & the TEI of Western Greece, President, Prof. V. Triantafyllou
Institutional coordinator for the TEI of Western Greece: Prof. S. Kaplanis, former President of the TEI of Patras, and Western Greece
Partner Institutions: http://www.usc.es/euphrates/consortium.htm
TEI of Western Greece, former TEI of Patra, was committed to work towards the objectives of this project.
The University Administration and Academic staff worked for the success of the mobility schemes planned. All supported the integration of the incoming students, from the Partner Institutes from India, undergraduate, graduate and researchers, into the Institution`s life. They, all, enjoyed the same privileges in Learning, in Social Activities, in the everyday life; also, in Health services and had access to all facilities and the same opportunities with the local students.
The assessment of the Euphrates project proved it offered a remarkable experience of integration of people from different cultures where the real EXCHANGE was forged with respect.