In each of the three countries (Moldova, Georgia and Azerbaijan) and from December 2013 until November 2016:

In general:

  • To promote the reform and modernization of higher education in the Partner countries.
  • To enhance the quality and relevance of higher education in the Partner countries.
  • To foster the reciprocal development of human resources.
  • To improve the networking of higher education institutions and research institutes among Partner Countries and the EU member states.
  • Modernization of curricula in academic disciplines identified as priorities by the Partner countries through the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), the three-cycle system and the recognition of qualifications.

In particular, in each of the regions:

  • To contribute to the development of modern tourism incorporating high ecological, social, economic, through the training of human resources capable of designing, appraise, implement, market and operate hospitality projects adapted to their context.
  • To professionalize education and training programs in hospitality in accordance with the Bologna process.
  • To create a bachelor and two professional masters degrees in hospitality tailored to their specific needs, train 9 teachers (in the EU), to conceive training programmes and contents, create a center of excellence / resource center and teach 200 students on these new curricula, develop student mobility, create a new diploma (double or joint degree).
  • To improve the employability of students within management positions in hospitality activities.