The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) has announced the results of the 5 Call for "Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE)". The Call was launched in October 2018 with the deadline for applications - February 7, 2019.
The list of projects recommended for funding are available on the website: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/news/selection-results-capacity-building-in-the-field-of-higher-education-2019_en
163 projects out of 840 proposals from all participating countries of the world have been recommended for financing by the selection committee.
Central Asian Countries will be involved in 15 newly selected projects, including 5 projects for Uzbekistan.
It should be noted that in total 14 local HEIs, including 7 HEIs of Tashkent and 7 HEIs from 6 country regions, are involved in 2 national projects (1.8 million euros), 2 regional projects with the participation of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (1.8 million euros), and 1 cross-regional project involving universities of Palestine and Tunis (1 million euros).
18 universities of 13 European Member States and 13 universities from 5 partner countries will participate in new projects. The Ministry of HSSE will be involved in 2 new projects.
Taking into account the data of 5 new projects, the total number of Erasmus+ CBHE projects in the country will amount to 37 projects involving 51 universities. Currently, in total 26 projects and above 150 existing partnerships on International Credit Mobility (ICM) will involve 61 HEIs, including 28 HEIs in Tashkent and 33 HEIs from 11 regions and Karakalpakstan.
For the first time within the Erasmus+, National Institute of Fine Art and Design, State Conservatory of Uzbekistan and Ferghana Polytechnic Institute will establish a long-term partnership with European universities.
We would like to wish a very fruitful cooperation to all project teams and particularly to congratulate the Tashkent University of Information Technologies with the first–ever role of Grantholder.