TEJ monitoring visit– Jordan

Date: 11/11/2015

Venue: Tafila Technical University -Jordan


A monitoring visit for TEJ project was conducted at Tafila Technical University, on November 11th, 2015 and attended by TEJ partners. The Vice President of Tafila University, Prof. Fawwaz Alabed Alhaq, started the meeting and welcomed the participants. He stressed that Tafila University is always keen to build up partnerships in the interest of international research activities such as TEJ project, and that Tafila University would spare no efforts in supporting all scientific research initiatives.

Prof. Abu Elhaija, Director of National Erasmus+ Office (NEO) - Jordan, gave a little speech elaborated more on this project and its expected outcomes. He also described other Erasmus+ projects and their distribution in Jordan in addition to the future plans and possible ways to apply for proposals.

After that the project’s coordinator Prof. Walid Salameh reviewed the achievements and the coming activities of TEJ project.

Prof. Walid described the role of the EU, Jordanian Universities and the government in accomplishing the project’s targets. He explained for all attendance what is required from them in order to succeed in accomplishing the project goals.

He also spoke about establishing the REO offices which contribute in providing the students with training sessions before joining the labor market.

EU representative, Mr. Clivio Casali, gave a welcome note with an overview of the project as well as key introductory inputs and schemes of operating transmission to enterprises within procedural channels. He also mentioned the importance of promoting student base entrepreneurship and how to engage them to be part of it for several reasons.

Participants gave a presentation on what have been accomplished at their institutes so far, moreover the discussions between the presents were valuable for knowledge and experiences exchange.