The University of Palermo takes part in the international consortium FORTHEM (Fostering Outreach within European Regions, Transnational Higher Education andMobility; 2019-2022). FORTHEM is part of the European Universities Initiative, funded by the European Commission. The project proposal was approved within the first call for proposals in 2019.
More information about the European Universities: http://www.erasmusplus.it/universita/european-universities/
FORTHEM alliance is coordinated by Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz in Germany. FORTHEM is an alliance of seven multidisciplinary universities in seven EU-contruies, based on existing multi-disciplinary, bilateral and trilateral collaborations and both shared and complementary expertise.
The FORTHEM project enhances the mobility of students and staff members, cooperation with university-external stakeholders as well as the civic activity of students.
Mobility: developing and activating student and staff mobility within the alliance and beyond; removing barriers to mobility; harmonizing processes. In order to make mobility easier and smarter, the Forthem Alliance offers a Digital Academy, that is an on line platform, that aims to make available different courses for all the students of the Forthem Campus. UNIPA is the wp leader of the DIGITAL Academy within the Alliance. Contact Person: Valeria Floriano
Outreach: enhancing close collaboration with schools and associated partners; supporting students' volunteer work and creating a network of internship placements. Contact person: Eleonora Riva Sanseverino
Labs: creating multinational, multidisciplinary expert teams (researchers, students and societal partners), select challenge-based cases linked to the topic of the team, work on appropriate solutions and disseminate their work. Contact person: Sabine Hoffmann
FORTHEM Alliance Website: https://www.forthem-alliance.eu/en/