Tempus IRIS is a three-year project, 2012-2015, uniting nineteen Israeli and European partners. Israeli partners include peripherally and centrally situated academic institutions, engineering and social sciences colleges, educational training colleges and Arab colleges. The IRIS project’s objective is to promote international and intercultural policies, skills and culture in Israeli public academic colleges.
The participating Israeli academic colleges are: ORT Braude College of Engineering (coordinator), Ort Hermelin Academic College of Engineering and Technology, Sapir Academic College, Kaye Academic College of Education, Beit Berl Academic College, The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, and Al-Qasemi Academic College of Education. Our partners also include: The National Union of Israeli Students, the Committee of College Presidents, and Tel Aviv University.
Our European partners are: University of Bristol (UK), Warsaw University of Technology (Poland), Pedagogosche Hochschule Karnten (Austria), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italy), the Centre for Higher Education Development (Germany), the European Foundation for Management Development (Belgium), Università Carlo Cattaneo (Italy), and the European Association for International Education (The Netherlands).