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Erasmus+ Projects

Strengthening of National Research Capacity on Policy, Conflict Resolution, and Reconciliation

- Project Summary: PEACE project is an Erasmus+ project that falls under the Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) category. The project seeks to support the modernization, accessibility, and internationalization of HEIs in Palestine, through addressing five cross-cutting aspects of university governance.

- Project Reference #: 598787-epp-1-2018-1-ps-eppka2-cbhe-jp

- Project duration: 15/11/2018 - 14/11/2021 

- Main Applicant (coordinator): Arab American University – Palestine

- Partners:

  1. Arab American University – Palestine
  2. Hebron University - Palestine
  3. Granada university- Spain
  4. Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat Jena- Germany
  5. The Islamic University Gaza- Palestine

- AAUP team:

  1. Dr. Ayman Yousef.
  2. Dr. Nahed Habiballah.
  3. Dr. Dalal Iriqat.
  4. Mrs. Rula Shahwan.
  5. Dr. Eyad Yaqoub.

For more details, click on the following link http://www.pcrrproject.com/

Development of TVET Pedagogical Competences and Qualification in Palestinian Universities / TVETCQ

- Project summary: TVETCQ is an Erasmus+ project for Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) category.  The overall aim of the project is to contribute to the development of curricula, research and effective orientation in vocational training and adult education in the Palestinian universities that meet with the priority requirement expressed by the Palestinian National Authority.

- Project Reference #: 598665-EPP-1-2018-1-PS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Project duration: February 2018 – February 2021

- Main Applicant (coordinator): Palestine Technical University - Kadoorie (PTUK)


  1. Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie- Palestine
  2. Hochschule Der Wirtschaft Fur Management-Germany
  3. University College of Applied Sciences-Palestine
  4. An-Najah National University- Palestine
  5. Palestine Polytechnic University- Palestine
  6. Medlink- France
  7. Arab American University- Palestine
  8. Ministry of Education and Higher Education- Palestine
  9. Universite De Lille- France
  10. Ministry of Labour- Palestine
  11. Europaischer Verband Beruflicher Bildungstrager (Evbb)- Germany
  12. Technische Universitat Berlin- Germany
  13. Al-Quds University- Palestine

- AAUP team:

  1. Dr. Muath Sabha
  2. Dr. Amjad Ratrout
  3. Mr. Ahmad Fuad
  4. Dr. Jacqueleen Jobran
  5. Dr. Mosab Amodi


Virtual Reality as an Innovative and Immersive Learning Tools for Heis in Palestine / TESLA

- Project summary: TESLA is an Erasmus+ project for Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) category-Action 2.  The overall aim of the project is to develop learning materials using Virtual Reality technology for three main courses in participation Palestinian universities. The courses are Physics Course, Geography of Palestine Course and Biology course.

- Project Reference #: 585772-EPP-1-2017-1-PS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

- Project duration: 01/12/2017 – 31/11/2020

- Main Applicant (coordinator): Al-Istiqlal University, Palestine


  1. Al-Istiqlal University, Palestine
  2. Arab American University-Jenin (AAUJ), Palestine
  3. Al Quds Open University (QOU), Palestine
  4. Palestine Polytechnic University (PPU), Palestine
  5. Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (SUA)
  6. University of Patras (UPAT)
  7. University Politehnica of Bucharest (UPB)

AAUP team: 

  1. Dr. Ahmed Ewais (Manager, Researcher-Technical Team)
  2. Dr. Muath Sabha (Researcher-Technical Team)
  3. Dr. Rami Hodrob (Researcher-Technical Team)
  4. Dr. Muayad Abu Saa (Research- Instructional Team)
  5. Mr. Saed Khasib (Research- Instructional Team)
  6. Dr. Jacquleen Joubran (Research- Instructional Team)​


Improving Governance Practices at Palestinian Higher Education Institutions 

- Project summary: UniGOV project is an Erasmus+ project that falls under the Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) category. The project was proposed and prepared by participating institutions, henceforth known as (partners) to generally improve Governance Practices among the Palestinian universities, as well as other international partner institutions.

- Project Reference #: 573684-EPP-1-2016-1-PS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

- Project duration: 15 October 2016 - 14 October 2019  

- Main Applicant (coordinator): An-Najah National University -  ANNU        

- Partners:

  1. An-Najah National University – ANNU
  2. Birzeit University – BZU
  3. The Islamic University of Gaza- IUG
  4. Arab American University Jenin – AAUJ
  5. Palestine Polytechnic University – PPU
  6. Universita’ Di Siena – UNISI
  7. University of Ljubljana – UL
  8. University College Cork - U.C.C.
  9. Mediterranean Universities Union - UNIMED
  10. University of Évora–UE

- AAUP team:

  1. Dr. Muath Sabha (manager, researcher)
  2. Dr. Amjad Rattrout (researcher)
  3. Mr. Sami Awad (researcher)
  4. Dr. Ahmed Ewais (researcher)
  5. Dr. Mohammed Maree (researcher)