REACH an Erasmus funded project with (ref.609976-EPP-1-2019-1-PS-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP) under the action of capacity building in the field of Higher Education 2019. Five Palestinian universities and four EU universities, in addition to industry representatives are participating in REACH. The project period starts from November 2019 until November 2022 with the total budget of € 948,112.

REACH aims to enhance the capacity of Palestinian higher education institutions in providing cross-border employability skills.  

REACH Objectives:

  • Reinforce PHEI's links with local, regional and international labor markets focusing on cross-border employability
  • Enhance the competence and performance of career and alumni units in PHEIs providing acccess to cross-border opportunities
  • Strengthen the students' and graduates' skill sets required to secure cross-border work opportunities
EU Participating Universities

Middlesex University
University of Ljubljana
Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi
University of Alicante

Palestinian Participating Universities

Birzeit University
Islamic University of Gaza [Coordinator]
Palestine Polytechnic University
Al Najah University
The Society of Women Graduates
Al-Quds Open University