Participant Profile and Questionnaire



International Relations, Development & Communications Coordinator

Briefly describe your institution (faculties, department, n° of students, internationalisation strategy, priorities etc.):
Open University of Cyprus is a state University dedicated to open+distance education. 3 Faculties: Humanities+Social Sciences, Pure+Applied Sciences, Economics+Management. 5000 students, 4000 alumni. OUC offers 4 Bachelors + 22 Masters, in addition to PhD. 5 Masters are offered in English. OUC aspires to attract foreign students, and expand internationally focusing on the Mediterranean area.

In which fields are you looking for cooperation?
Education, Humanities, ICTs, Health, Languages, Journalism and information, Business and administration, Law, Environment,

Through which action(s) would you be interested in cooperating? (Multiple choice possible)
International Credit Mobility - Student and staff exchange, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees, Capacity Building in Higher Education,

Which Partner Country(ies) would you like to cooperate with? (Multiple choice possible)
Jordan, Palestine, Algeria, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Israel, Morocco

Relevant information on previous or ongoing international cooperation
Open University of Cyprus already cooperates with HEis in Israel & Palestine under Erasmus+ KA107 Int. Mobility. We had both INC & OUT staff exchanges. OUC has secured funding for cooperation with Egypt as well. OUC professors are working with faculty from Universities in South Med. in research proj

What are your expectations for this Contact Seminar?
Closer cooperation with Universities in Southern Mediterranean Countries. Inter-institutional agreements with HEIs in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, as we have secured funding for staff/student exchanges under Erasmus+ KA107. Opportunities for capacity building projects & Erasmus Mundus Joint Degrees in EN