The Interreg Euro-MED Academy is an open-access learning space co-created by the eight Interreg MED Programme’s Thematic Communities (Blue Growth, Green Growth, Social & Creative, Efficient Buildings, Renewable Energy, Urban Transports, Sustainable Tourism, Biodiversity Protection) and PANORAMED, the governance platform, that opened its virtual doors in February 2022. The Academy's main mission is to make the knowledge, the competences and the results of the Interreg MED Projects readily available to the next generation leaders of a sustainable, inclusive and resilient Mediterranean area.
The Interreg Euro-MED Academy’s learning offer is based on the hands-on experience of the transnational cooperation projects funded since 2017, aligned with the Interreg Euro-MED Programme’s strategic vision and designed to meet the learners main exigences, both in terms of learning methodology and subjects to be treated. So, to start with, the Interreg Euro-MED Academy has developed seven stand-alone learning programs on strategic issues for the whole area that are mostly available free of charge, open to the participation of anyone interested and aligned with the principles of open education.
An educational enriching experience
To make the learning experience seamless and enriching, The Interreg Euro-MED Academy have mobilized a team of academics and international experts who are well-versed in both the thematic areas treated and the e-learning practices utilized, supported by a team of instructional designers.
Programs & Methodology
All the learning programs meet the same quality standards, learning methodology, and they are all self-paced to let participants progress at their own speed. Each learning program will last between 4 to 6 weeks, for a weekly workload of 2-3 hours, for a total of 12-18 hours. They will comprise pre-recorded lectures, reading suggestions, interactive exercises, live sessions and peer-to-peer exchanges about the future of the Mediterranean region. At the completion of every learning module, the Interreg Euro-MED Academy will issue a certificate of attendance or a certificate of completion to learners who successfully complete the tests and project activities.