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.


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 […]

The Capacity Building action has just started!

Following the publication of the Report on the State of the Art of the Iraqi Higher Education system and its governance, and the identifications of the needs and priorities for the Iraqi Higher Education Institutions, a cycle of training webinars just started. The capacity building action is meant to develop skills and capacities of the […]

INsPIRE Tender Procedure for the appointment of the External Evaluator

An External Evaluator for the project needs to be appointed, which will work together with the WP6 Leaders and the Quality Committee, for the assessment of the INsPIRE activities and results from an external point of view. The Evaluator must be an external person in respect to the Consortium Partners and an open call has […]