MEDASTAR Erasmus Mundus kickoff meeting
January 18–21, 2012
Frem Civic Center, Rooms 203-204, Byblos campus
LAU Byblos is hosting 19 universities from Lebanon, Egypt, and Europe for the Erasmus Mundus Action 2, Egypt-Lebanon-EU Mobility Exchange Network (MEDASTAR) Kickoff Meeting. Over the next three years, 18 LAU students and faculty will benefit from this academic exchange program.
Coordinated by the University of Ovieda (Spain), the four-day event will officially begin with an opening session on Thursday, January 19 at 9:30 a.m in the Frem Civic Center, rooms 203-204.
MEDASTAR is a project that aims for broader co-operation between Europe, Egypt and Lebanon putting emphasis on science, technology and research.
The project is devoted to creating a mutual forum for scientific cooperation, acknowledgement and exchange. It takes into account the objectives (both general and specific) of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 Strand1 (EMA 2-1) call and the objectives and expected results of Egypt and Lebanon as reflected in their national reports on the state and development of education.