Paphos’ Neapolis University is boosting collaboration with international institutions after it became a full member of the eMerge consortium of European universities, rector Pantelis Sklias has announced.
Neapolis University Paphos announced its integration as a full member – partner in the consortium of European universities last week through the participation in the European Universities Initiative entitled eMERGE (European Margins Engaging for Regional and Global Empowerment).
Other participants include Limerick University, Ireland, as Coordinator, Université Rennes 2, Brittany, France, Université Bretagne Sud, Brittany, France, and Europa-Universität Flensburg, Germany, among others.
The mission of the consortium is in linking regional and national development to global connectivity with the core aim of the development of The Higher Education Emerging Design for Generation Europe (THE EDGE).
Part of the mission is also the promotion of green growth and sustainability, mobility in the academic community as well as to create an inclusive environment that promotes equality, values and diversity respecting the dignity and rights of all members of the academic community.
The university’s participation in the eMERGE consortium “confirms the quality characteristics of the operation and contribution of the academic work of Neapolis University Pafos and will contribute to the creation of important synergies and interaction, through the implementation of joint project actions and other joint educational activities with the excellent collaborating Institutions,” rector of Neapolis University Pafos Professor Pantelis Sklias said.
“It will also contribute to further ensuring academic excellence, to the production and dissemination of innovative applied knowledge through the adoption of best practices and internationalisation,” the rector added.