Work Packages

WP1. Management and Coordination

  • Project management and coordination
  • Organizing and implementing project transnational meetings and Rectors' Assembly meetings
  • Planning, monitoring and reporting


WP2. Cooperation Model, Quality Assurance System, and Evaluation

  • Setting up the strategic guidelines of INVEST cooperation and joint development
  • Establishing the joint structure and bodies and adopting common rules for quality assurance, internal evaluation and impact assessment
  • Developing a common Quality Assurance System (QAS) and the impact assessment tools
  • Evaluation of the reached impact in terms of project target groups and HEI learning practices at partners’ countries and on EU level
  • Seeking the establishment of an International agency for quality assurance in higher education (IAQAHE).


WP3. Study programs, courses, learning strategies, and supporting tools

  • Establishment of a WP 3 team
  • Accreditation frame work
  • Design and implementation of a model for joint degrees
  • Design and implementation of joint degrees ( Bachelor, Master and Doctor level). centered around the focal points of INVEST.
  • Design and implementation of new appropriate innovative teaching, learning and learning strategies
  • Design and implementation of integrated, multidisciplinary modules, using innovative teaching and learning strategies for the joint degree programs
  • Development of a repository of digital and paper teaching and learning tools and materials
  • Creating conditions for multilingual studies and language skills improvement through the offering of foreign languages courses and training in different languages according to the learners’ preferences choice
  • Co-development of lifelong learning courses including in-service trainings and flexible study paths with the associated partners and stakeholder in the fields of the focal points of INVEST including In-service trainings and flexible study paths
  • Offering topical winter and summer schools, research projects and field studies.
  • Establishing a link between ECTS and ECVET on the bases of learning outcomes recognition
  • Transferring know-how between partners
  • To adapt and implement the EDUC8EU digital framework for recognition of credits and study planning by individual students and staff
  • Establishing a living lab in each of the INVEST Universities
  • Organizing meetings with civic society and the relevant associated partners to formulate the regional sustainable knowledge agenda.
  • Developing and implementing applied research projects and field studies, within the framework of the regional sustainable knowledge agenda’s


WP4. Co-creation of student and staff competencies and sustainable INVEST tools

  • International interregional degree and non-degree program pilot tool
  • Physical and digital mobilities
  • Winter and summer schools
  • Life-Long learning activities, trainings and flexible study paths
  • Student services including enrolment and accreditation
  • Knowledge management pathway
  • Learning community


WP5. Sustainability and dissemination

  • Dissemination and Communication
  • Stakeholder Community Engagement & Coordination with relevant EU initiatives
  • Roadmap and policy recommendation for EU
  • Exploitation Strategy & Sustainability Plan