TEMPUS is the European Union’s programme which supports the modernisation of higher education in the EU's surrounding area. Tempus promotes institutional cooperation that involves the European Union and Partner Countries and focuses on the reform and modernisation of higher education systems in the Partner Countries of Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Western Balkans and the Mediterranean region. It also aims to promote voluntary convergence of the higher education systems in the Partner Countries with EU developments in the field of higher education. In addition to promoting cooperation between institutions, Tempus also promotes a people-to-people approach. 

Tempus - Structural Measures

COMPERE - COMpétence Projets Européens REseau Averroès

Duration: 2013-2016
Coordinator: Université Montpellier 2 (France)    
Partners:

  • Université Montpellier 2 (France)
  • Università degli studi di Trento (Italy)
  • Université de Perpignan Via Domitia (France)
  • Université Nice Sophia Antipolis (France)
  • Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland)
  • Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain)
  • Université Aboubekr Belkaid de Tlemcen (Algeria)
  • Ecole Nationale Polytechnique (Algeria)
  • Université Kasdi Merbah Ouargla (Algeria)
  • Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables (Algeria)
  • Université des Frère Mentouri Constantine (Algeria)
  • Université de Tunis El Manar (Tunisia)
  • Université de Gabès (Tunisia)
  • Université Mohammed V de Rabat (Morocco)
  • Université Chouaib Doukkali (Morocco)
  • Université Moulay Ismaïl (Morocco)
  • Université Virtuelle de Tunis (Tunisia)
  • Agence Nationale de Promotion de la Recherche Scientifique (Tunisia)
  • Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche (Algeria)
  • Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche (Morocco)
  • Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche (Tunisia)

Short description: The project is addressed at the national and the regional priority of development of international relations in the 3 countries of the Maghreb involved (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia).The general objective of the project is the transfer of necessary skills to the universities and research organizations of the Maghreb region so that they can be more present as coordinators or partners in the European cooperation and research programmes 2014-2020. The project aims to develop international visibility and integration of the universities and research organizations in the Maghreb into the European higher education and research area by strengthening their participation in these European projects. The project is labeled by the Euro-Mediterranean network AVERROES.

Tempus – Joint Projects

MEDIATE - Master degree on informatics and telecommunication: EU experience for Tajikistan

Duration: 2011-2014
Coordinator: Università degli studi di Trento
Partners: 

  • Università degli studi di Trento (Italy)
  • University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany)
  • Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Poland)
  • University of Patras (Greece)
  • Ministry of Education of the Republic of Tajikistan (Tajikistan)
  • Tajik State Pedagogical University (Tajikistan)
  • Khujand State University (Tajikistan)
  • Khorog State University (Tajikistan)
  • State Committee on TV and Broadcasting of Sogd Region (Tajikistan)

UniTrento Departments/Centres: Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences
Short description: The purpose of the MEDIATE project is to leverage the power of current and future Information and Telecommunication Technologies (ITC) in Tajikistan by training the next generation of Tajik ITC leaders in innovative ways and equipping them with knowledge and skills to learn and work internationally. The project joins forces between experienced EU Universities and interested Tajik universities for the development of a novel and advanced computing postgraduate (master-level) programme aimed at Tajik students.

PALGOV - E-Government Lifelong Learning Consortium

Duration: 2010-2013
Coordinator: Birzeit University (Palestine)
Partners: 

  • Birzeit University (Palestine)
  • Università degli studi di Trento (Italy)
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium)
  • Université Savoie Mont Blanc (France)
  • University of Namur (Belgium)
  • Ministry of Telecom and Information Technology (Palestine)
  • Ministry of the Interior (Palestine)
  • Palestine Technical University (Palestine)
  • Palestine Polytechnic University (Palestine)
  • Ministry of Local Government (Palestine)
  • TrueTrust Ltd (United Kingdom)

UniTrento Departments/Centres: Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences
Short description: The project aims to develop a set of contemporary knowledge materials by the Partner Universities, consistent with EU standards that will fulfil the needs of the national plans of Palestine to implement IT based solutions for e-Government. The project wills the foster transfer of state-of-the-art knowledge and best-practices from Europe to Palestine on electronic services in general, and e-Governmental services in particular. Also it aims to increase the capacity buildings of Palestinian professors to teach and develop courses on electronic services.  The project objectives will be achieved through 6 advanced tutorials that will be delivered to professionals (partner ministries, engineers and academics), as well as 4 academic courses that will be introduced to the curricula of the partner universities. In particular, the project aims at capacity building (i.e., lifelong learning) in three main areas (interoperability, security, and legal informatics), which are the main challenges when implementing e-service in general and e-Government in particular.

New Curricula in Trade Theory and Econometrics

Duration: 2005-2008
Coordinator: Universität Regensburg (Germany)
Partners: 

  • Universität Regensburg (Germany)
  • Università degli studi di Trento (Italy)
  • Osteuropa-Institut München (Germany)
  • Eurasian National University Gumilyov (Kazakhstan)
  • Karaganda State University Buketov (Kazakhstan)
  • Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz (Kazakhstan)

Short description: The aim of the project is to harmonize curricula of the subject “trade and finance” at the targeted universities at Bachelor, Master and PhD levels with European standards and align them with the Bologna process.  To harmonize curricula of applied economics at PhD level at the Eurasian national university with European standards and align them with the Bologna process. To promote international accreditation of BSc and MSc degrees in economics in the targeted universities.