National Erasmus+ Information Day in Turkmenistan 2017
National Erasmus+ Information Day in Turkmenistan was organized on Monday, 18 December 2017 at the International University of Humanities and Development (IUHD). In the welcoming speech Esen Aydogdiyev, Rector of the IUHD, expressed the high needs of developing the cooperation projects with European and Central Asia universities under the Erasmus+ Programme and emphasized that such network of partnerships could enhance the development of the Turkmen higher education institutions and increase their competitiveness.
The Coordinator of the National Erasmus+ Office in Turkmenistan Ayna Chorekliyeva informed the audience about the opportunities within the Erasmus+ programme, with special emphasis on the area of higher education, including capacity building for higher education, international credit mobility, joint master degrees, Jean Monnet activities, and other relevant opportunities.
Ayna Chorekliyeva provided advice and recommendations on the preparation of project proposals and training at the European universities, on registration and downloading application forms. The participants could receive answers to their questions and consultation on the current and future projects, as well as individual Erasmus + applications.
The Conference was attended by representatives of administration of higher education institutions, teaching staff and students, and other relevant stakeholders in the field of higher education in Turkmenistan. The Information Day was broadcasted on national television in order to reach the maximum audience.