Erasmus+ Info Session 2024 in the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan

Event | 19/12/2023
Erasmus+ Information Session 2024 in the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan

On December 19, 2023 the Information session on Erasmus+ Call 2024 was held by the National Erasmus+ Office (NEO) at the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan for representatives of the Turkmen HE Institutions’ administration. The meeting was organised by the Ministry of Education of Turkmenistan with active involvement of the NEO Turkmenistan, and support from the Ministry of International Relations of Turkmenistan, the EU Delegation to Turkmenistan and the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).

The conference agenda was focused on providing the Vice-Rectors of the Turkmen HE institutions with more visibility about existing opportunities for Turkmen universities in the frameworks of Erasmus+ Call 2024 to strengthen the HEIs’ capacity building through active involvement and participation of university faculties, departments, teaching staff and students in the Erasmus+ Programme.

Azat Atayev, Deputy Minister, in his address emphasized the particular importance of further increasing the EU and CA university partnership cooperation to enhanc and support the development of the Turkmen HE institutions.

The opportunities and accessibility for universities and individual participants within Erasmus+ were presented by the NEO staff Ayna Chorekliyeva (NEO Coordinator), and Guljan Saryyeva. The audience was acquainted with the requirements of the Call application, the possibilities of the academic exchange in ICM projects, and other Erasmus+ Call 2024 relevant opportunities.

Particular consideration was given to the discussion of better involving Turkmen partner institutions in the future application process, preparation of applications for national projects and participation in the regional CBHE projects.

In the discussion on the key challengers in ongoing CBHE projects’ implementation, participants considered a range of solutions and expressed concrete proposals to overcome the obstacles.