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.


INsPIRE final event: project legacy and sustainability

The INSPIRE project, after 4 years of implementation, arrived towards its end. To celebrate the work of the Consortium over the project timeline, a final project event was scheduled for January 11th 2023. The final meeting was organized as a broad event. to present the project, the latest activities completed, and above all to share considerations on the potential benefits that […]

Virtual study visit to Istanbul Aydin University

Since it was not possible for the Iraqi colleagues to travel to Turkey, the Istabul Aydin University offered the possibility to conduct a virtual visit to their offices. An online event was organized on January 9th, 2023. The meeting was very well-conducted and informative. The programme saw the participation of 6 out of the 11 Iraqi Partners (University of […]

Field visit at the University of Siena and Evora: 34 Iraqi colleagues on the move

As the final step of the Capacity Building action for the benefit of Iraqi universities, some study visits have been arranged. In November 2022, 30 academic staff members from Iraqi universities and 4 respresentatives from the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Resaearch participated in a circular field visit at two of the EU […]

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 […]