UNIMED’s commitment to international mobility exchanges is unstoppable: have a look at the results of the ninth edition of the COMMO project!

International exchanges are increasingly becoming key aspects of the institutional strategy of universities and higher education institutions. Student, staff mobility and research cooperation are priority actions to increase the level of university internationalization, considered by most rankings as one of the most important factors in the quality of education.  Aware of the importance of mobility […]

Call for applications for Refugee Advisors to the Consultations on Resettlement & Complementary Pathways (CRCP)

The Refugee Advisory Group to the Consultations on Resettlement & Complementary Pathways (CRCP) is an important formal mechanism consisting of 15 refugee representatives. A call for applications is open for new refugee advisors to join the Refugee Advisory Group to the CRCP, which advises on the planning of the CRCP, the CRCP objectives and Resettlement & Complementary Pathways programs […]

Press release | UNIMED President advocates for TESI and calls for a collective and coherent framework to rescue education in Gaza at the Scholars at Risk Global Congress

Rome – July 3rd, 2024 – “Sustaining higher education goes beyond mere academic operations; it is about fostering resilience and nurturing the intellectual and social capital necessary for the future recovery and rebuilding of Gaza” stated Dr. Kherieh Rassas, Vice President for International and External Relations at An-Najah National University and President of UNIMED – […]

Press Release | UNIMED President advocates for Integrated Leadership Skills across disciplines, at the Barcelona Summer School on Higher Education Policy and Management

Rome, June 24th, 2024 – Dr. Kherieh Rassas, President of UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union, participated in the Barcelona Summer School 2024 on Higher Education Policy and Management, held in Barcelona from June 18 to 21, 2024. The event was organized by the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), with the participation of a distinguished […]

Rural voices of Morocco across the Mediterranean echoes in Italy. The Sixth Episode of the UNIMED Podcast is online

Rural voices of Morocco across the Mediterranean echoes in Italy is the sixth episode of Mediterranean Intangible Heritage Soundscape, a podcast by Paolo Scarnecchia, produced by UNIMED. Who are the Moroccan professional female singer-dancers (shikhat) from the rural Atlantic plateau?And what the Moroccan migrants in Italy, in particular the community of workers in Umbria, listen […]

VIII Edition of the High Recognition “Virtù e Conoscenza” Festival – The prize “Mare Nostrum” goes to Dr. Saida Affouneh

Genius, morality, talent and propensity for the common good: these are the “ingredients” at the base of the VIII Edition of the High Recognition “Virtù e Conoscenza” Festival, which took place on 15 June 2024 in Porto Cesareo, Lecce (Italy). The event, promoted by the Association MediterraneaMente together with the municipality of Porto Cesareo and under the patronage of […]

World Refugee Day 2024: meet Archange, Vichy and William

Dreams and worries walk hand in hand for Archange, Vicky and William. They are young refugee students at the University of Cagliari. Archange comes from the Central African Republic and is now enrolled for a Master degree in Environmental Engineering for Sustainable Development at the University of Cagliari. Vicky comes from South Sudan and is […]

Visual Media Literacy education: Guidelines and Recommendations available. Endorse them!

The Guidelines and Recommendations for Visual Media Literacy education, produced in the framework of the CLIP project, are out! The document is designed to support educators and institutions at all levels in delivering an effective and holistic Visual Media Literacy course. The guidelines offer valuable insights for each phase of course delivery, ensuring a well-rounded […]