The results of the Erasmus+ 2020 call for CBHE proposals have been published by EACEA, Brussels.

Six capacity building projects (CBHE) have been selected for EU funding to be implemented by Lebanese institutions.

These projects involve 9 Lebanese universities and one partner from the socio-economic sector. They also include partners from Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, Sweden, Austria, Italy, France, Belgium, Estonia, Spain, Greece, Ireland, Finland and Germany.

They covered subjects such as: Urban transportation, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Hospitals Waste Water Treatment, Student-led Clinics, Entrepreneurship and Global Supply Chain Management in Food Security.

These projects will benefit from EU grants of a total of EUR 5,319,227 and expected to be implemented during the period between 2021 and 2023.

The National Erasmus+ Office of Lebanon is the legitimate successor of the former National Tempus Office which was established in Beirut in 2003. The role of the office is to implement, coordinate and promote the international dimension components of the Erasmus+ programme in Lebanon. The Office is also responsible for improving the relevance, effectiveness and impact of the programme in the country.

It is acting on behalf of the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) the EU Commission body in charge of managing the programme.