Fostering Internationalisation in AgRicultural  Engineering in Iran and Russia [FARmER]


About the project

The project focuses on the modernisation and harmonisation of Higher Education systems in the field of agroengineering according to Lisbon Strategy and Bologna process in Russian and Iranian Universities.

    During the three-year long life cycle of the project, the members of the consortium will create a strong partnership in order to build an educational network between EU, Russian and Iranian Universities aimed at the international recognition of the degree.



Wide project objectives

To promote modernization and internationalization of the HE in IR and RU;

 To create an educational program at an international level fostering regional integration and interregional cooperation to provide better opportunities for future knowledge exchange;

To contribute to the networking and cooperation among HEI and non-academic partners in the EU, Russia and Iran;

To update and develop innovative institutional capacities in RU-IR Universities;

To raise the attractiveness of agrarian education and encourage the development of new initiatives and employment (youth, unemployed and women) in rural area.

Specific objectives

To develop a curriculum for a new “Agrmechatronics” Master’s program;

To establish a multinational cooperation network by development a web-based educational network;

To enhance the innovation capacity of PP universities by upgrading facilities used for gaining practical skills;

To establish an online summer school “Sustainable Agriculture” among partner universities

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