National Erasmus+ Office in Turkmenistan

Seminar HERE 5-6 April 2017 in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan

International seminar for Higher Education Reforms Experts was held on 5-6 April 2017 in Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan “Students in Focus: Students as Partners in Higher Education Governance and Quality Assurance”. The seminar was organized by the Consortium of the SPHERE Team and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).

The seminar took place at the Narhoz University of Alma-Ata and discussed students’ participation in the Bologna Process, in higher education governance and quality assurance. More than 30 national delegates from Western and Eastern Europe, Mediterranean and Central Asia attended the conference. The speakers made presentations with examples illustrating European universities’ best practices concerning student involvement in governance benefits HEIs and HE systems.

The Turkmen representatives Aina Chorekliyeva, NEO Coordinator, and Merdan Jumayev, Student of the Turkmen Institute of Economics and Management were involved in the discussions held in 3 workshops on the following topics:

Merdan Jumayev taking part in the discussions spoke on behalf of the student’s youth of Turkmenistan.

Program of the event


1. Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Akhmed-Zaki D.Zh.

2. Student participation in Europe, Fernando M Galán Palomares, ESU President 2015-2016.

3. Students in Governance: What is Student Engagement? Experiences from Ireland, Sean O’Reilly, Project Manager

4. Plenary 1. Students in University Governance: case of the RUDN University, Olga Andreeva

5. Student Role in Quality Assurance Case Studies and Examples, Jyri Lähdemaa Board Member, Academic Affairs, National Union of University Students in Finland

6. Studеnts self-governance and democratic involvement in Kazakhstan: Summary & Prospects

7. The Role of Students in the QA System in Kazakhstan

8. Students in QA - Examples from Lebanon

9. National Union of Israeli Students

10. International Practice Scotland. Eve Lewis, Director Students in National Reform:Optimising stakeholder dialogue

11. HERE Seminar Students in focus: Student as partners in higher education governance and quality assurance

Dear friends!

Deadlines for new Erasmus+ applications :

Here are the deadlines for applications
Key actions
February 2, 2017
1. International Credit Mobility
February 16, 2017
2. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees
February 9, 2017
3. Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education
February 23, 2017
4. Jean Monnet

All applications must be submitted these days before - 12.00 (noon) Brussels time.

You can find full information on the Programme in the Erasmus+ Programme Guide.

Erasmus+ Information Day in Turkmenistan

On 24th of May 2016 the National Erasmus+ Office in Turkmenistan conducted the Erasmus+ Information Day in cooperation with the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan, the Liaison Office of the European Union in Turkmenistan and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency of the European Commission.

Welcome speech was done - Mrs. Aina Chorekliyeva, the National Erasmus+ Office Coordinator in Turkmenistan and Ms. Piia Heinämäki, Project Adviser at the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (Brussels, Belgium).

The Info Day's venue - Turkmen State Institute of Transport and Communication (Magtymguly Shayoly, 68 Ashgabat).

The participants were presented the following presentations:

  1. International Credit Mobility
  2. Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education-1
  3. Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education-2
  4. Work together with European higher education institutions
  5. Feedback on 2015 HERE reports
  6. Come to study or teach in Europe

After the presentations, participants had the opportunity to ask the questions.

Capacity Building in Higher Education

In this document you can find a list of national and regional priorities for Turkmenistan. Also you can see the Partner Search Form for Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education.

Dear friends!

All the documents and information included in the application for participation in the Second Call for proposals for Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) are published on the web-site of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).

European Commission allocates this year for Central Asia CBHE projects 9,2 million euros.


Final Call for Applications - September 14 - October 31, 2015

Start of Scholarships: February, March 2016

Last date to finish scholarship: July 14, 2017

Document for download - PhD or Postdocs in the framework of gSmart Project (Russian)

Please click HERE for detailed information


Deadline of Application - 24 September 2015 at 12:00 (CET)

Project Start Date (dd-mm-yyyy) - 1 February 2016

Project Total Duration (Months) - 16 Months

Project End Date (dd-mm-yyyy) - 31 May 2017

Please click HERE for detailed information

Dear Visitor!

Welcome to the NEO website in Turkmenistan! This website is developed to promote the new EU programme in the sphere of Education, Training, Youth and Sports.

The new programme Erasmus+ launched in 2014 has replaced several EU programmes, including Tempus and Erasmus Mundus. The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability.

This website will inform you about the features of Erasmus+, opportunities for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and individuals, events related to the programme and other useful information.