Irish HEIs aiding system support at a global level


Posted: 25 April, 2017

Irish higher education institutions and state agencies are playing a not insignificant role in assisting other countries expand and enhance their higher education systems.

Since its launch in 2015, Irish HEIs have shared in the region of €19m of EU funding under the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 – Capacity Building Higher Education for 2015 and 2016.

Of that sum, a total of €3,692,615 was allocated to projects led by Dublin City University, Limerick Institute of Technology and the University of Limerick for work in countries like Georgia, the Western Balkans, Bosnia and Herzogovina, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan and China.

A further €15,248,139.50 is shared as partner institutions by Dublin Institute of Technology, University College Cork, Trinity College, Dublin, University of Limerick, Limerick Institute of Technology, Quality and Qualifications Ireland, and the Innovation and Management Centre Ltd.

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