Consortium consists of six higher education institutions from European Union and seven higher education institutions from Western Balkan. Institutions from EU countries are: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Austria), Middlesex University (UK), Obuda University (Hungary), Robert Gordon University (UK), Technical University of Crete (Greece) and University of Messina (Italy). These institutions were not selected randomly, but because of their great experience in the field of management of natural disasters and contemporary teaching and learning methods applied in the education. They will present to WB HEIs their master curricula and provide trainings for staff and students.
BOKU will be project leader of WP1 and be responsible for the identification of natural disasters needed to be managed in the WB countries as well as the assessment of all associated risk management aspects.
MUHEC will be project leader of WP5 and be responsible for the creation of quality control plan and will assist the WB HEIs during the implementation of the new master curricula.
UNIME will be project leader of WP2, be responsible for monitoring development of the new master curricula and make a detailed comparative analysis.
RGU, OE and TUC will help WB partners to implement master curricula and trainings for citizens and public sector on the best way, organise study visits and analyse educational courses best practices in EU.
EU partners will also receive incoming WB staff and students within the Special Mobility Strand. They will advise WB partners on selection and installation of laboratory equipment and selection the literature needed for teaching of new courses in the new curricula.
Partner country institutions come from Western Balkan region: three HEIs from Serbia, two from Bosnia and Herzegovina and two from Kosovo*. They will accredit new master curricula and implement educational trainings for citizens and public sector in the field of management of natural disasters.