INsPIRE, Innovative Governance Practices for Higher Education Institutions in Iraq

INsPIRE seeks to achieve good governance practices in the HEIs in Iraq, including institutional values such as autonomy, accountability, participation, internationalization and well-structured management systems that assures the implementation of these practices.


Call for tender: ICT supply for the INsPIRE project

In the framework of the project INsPIRE, coordinated by the University of Siena, UNIMED has launched a tender procedure to select a provider able to supply ICT materials (see Tenders Specifications) to be delivered to the following Universities in Iraq: University of Mosul, University of Baghdad, University of Basrah, Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University, Sumer University, Al-Qasim Green University, University of Basrah Oil and […]

Study visits at European Universities as the final step of the training of iraqi staff

To complete the Capacity Building action, along with the online webinars and workshops, and the virtual training on university management, Iraqi staff members will visit European universities and deepen their understanding on how the European institutions function. Visits are meant to be 2-days training study visits at European Universities (Siena, Evora and Istanbul Aydin), to follow-up and show the […]

Training week on internationalisation strategies and planning, hosted by the University of Bologna for Iraqi universities

On May 16th to 20th, staff members from 10 Iraqi universities together with the representatives of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Iraq have been hosted by the University of Bologna, Italy, for an intensive Training Week “Design internationalisation plans for universities”  to jointly work on strategic planning for internationalisation activities, , in the framework of […]

Much was achieved, we are ready to look ahead!

Year 2021 was very challenging for all of us, personally and professionally, still coping with the developments of the COVID-19 pandemic but also loking forward to a new normal. 2021 was a rich and fruitful year for our INsPIRE project, a year of milestones, dialogue, activities and renewed cooperation. 2021 was full of expectations, hopes, […]

Iraqi universities engaged in Capacity Building on governance, quality assurance and accountability, based on the Report on the Higher Education sector in the country

For the first time in their academic history 10 Iraqi universities, partners of the INsPIRE project, are now involved altogether in a structural Capacity Building action. The INsPIRE project aims to support, through the cooperation of European institutions, the rebuilding, modernization, and internationalization of the governance system of higher education institutions (HEIs) in Iraq, with a specific focus on […]