TEACHME consortium consists of 12 partner institutions from Moldova, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Lithuania, and Spain who are:

  • engaged in innovative teaching and learning
  • willing to share their experiences in ICT-based teaching approaches
  • excellently interlinked all over the world

European partner institutions

Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM)
(Bielefeld, Germany)

The Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM), has been founded in 2000. The mission of FHM is to provide students with theoretical and hands-on skills for their later business career. Communication of management and entrepreneurship skills including trainings on designing business plan is an integral element of each study program at the FHM. There are about 3.200 students studying on BA, MA & DBA programmes within the areas of Economics, Media & Communication, HR, Health and Social Work, Tourism, and Engineering.
Part-time courses are based on the Blended Learning concept. Self-studies mostly follow by using asynchronous learning platform TraiNEX. E-learning in the sense of space independent synchronous lessons in the virtual classroom is provided by means of the software ADOBE Connect.
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University of Nice Sophia Antipolis (Nice, France)

Université Nice Sophia Antipolis
– 9 teaching and reasearch units, 3 institutes, 2 Schools (Business and Engineer)
– 27 000 students including 20% foreign students
– 2000 teachers/researchers
– One of the Digital Universities leaders in France
– Relationship with the Sophia Antipolis, N°1 Science and Technology Park in Europe (hosts over 1400 companies)Department of Pedagogical Innovation of the Université Nice Sophia Antipolis:
– Expertise in distance learning and presence training
– Expertise in training for teachers
– Development and implementation of educational IT tools and pedagogical resources
– With the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, it participates to the promotion of national networks in the podcast, social networks and digital accessibility fields
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Kingston University (London, UK)

Kingston University is located in Greater London and has nearly 22,000 students based in five faculties and four different campuses in the Kingston area. Kingston University has been involved in Erasmus and other European initiatives from the beginning and has had an active role in Grundtvig, Comenius, Tempus and Leonardo in recent years. The Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice (CHERP) is establishing higher education studies as a discipline in its own right whilst supporting practicing staff in achieving the highest level of professionalism and scholarship at all stages of their career. CHERP’s ‘Kingston Academic Practice Standards’ (KAPS) framework based on the UK Professional Standards Framework is accredited by the UK’s Higher Education Academy and is key to recognising and developing academic and other professional staff involved in teaching and supporting learning. CHERP’s core activities are guided and informed by high quality research and scholarship across a range of higher education specialisms including Technology Enhanced Learning, and the centre has a remit to build capacity in higher education research across the University. The Centre runs a validated Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education delivered entirely by distance learning, and an MA in Research and Practice in Higher Education delivered primarily by distance learning. The Centre has substantial expertise in online and distance learning, with Centre’s Director formally being the institutional Head of eLearning.
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National Association of Distance Education (Kaunas, Lithuania)

National Association of Distance Education (NADE) was established with a purpose to promote the creation of the Information Society by developing distance education (DE) and improving its quality of e-learning in different sectors. The major purpose of NADE is to provide equal learning opportunities to all Lithuanian citizens, despite their place of living. NADE creates a distance-learning platforms, organizes distance education courses, carries out efficiency research and other applied distance education research in regional study and study support centers, other institutions. It also explores regional supply and demand for studies and courses in the field of pre-qualification, vocational education, post-secondary and higher education. National Association of Distance Education brings together organizations in the different field of education such as higher education, vocational education and training, post-secondary and pre-qualification as well
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World University Service of the Mediterranean (Girona, Spain)

World University Service (WUS) is an association committed to the right to education, declared as a human right, part of the basis of the academic freedom and university autonomy. WUS, chaired by WUS Canada, has created a large federation with independent committees in over forty countries, and has a consultative status at the United Nations and UNESCO.
World University Service Mediterranean (WUSMED) is a politically independent association committed to the academic freedom and the promotion of academic cooperation and international relations.
Areas of specific expertise and competence:
-Promotion, coordination, development and evaluation activities in international cooperation.
-Development of education, training, communication and research that are directed to respond to the needs of the social, economic and cultural development.
-Collaboration in the creation and management of teaching, research, development and innovation centers.
-Enhancement of knowledge transfer from the University through advice, encouragement and participation of companies for the use, dissemination and commercialization of knowledge.
-Organization of dissemination activities (scholarships, contests, seminars, courses, conferences, academic meetings etc.).
WUSMED has four employees and numerous freelancers in its members network with specific knowledge related to the culture and creative sector especially related to the relation between the market and the educational institutions

Moldovan partners institutions

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Tiraspol State University
(TSU, Chisinau)


Tiraspol State University (TSU) is the first higher-education institution in the Republic of Moldova, founded on the 1st of October 1930. TSU aims at providing initial and continuing high level training of specialists in the fields of Educational Sciences, Exact Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Services, by ensuring their competitive professional qualifications for the labor market, as well as the development of scientific research activities and capitalization on their results.
The university combines a high standard in these fields with a strong emphasis on multidisciplinarity.
In order to achieve the goals mentioned, TSU carries out the following activities: 1. initial training (Bachelor degree, master’s) and qualified teachers continues through public education; 2. the training and improvement of scientific and teaching staff through doctorate and post-doctorate degree programmes; 3. formation of specialists through part-time education, distance education, individual studies and programmes of continuing vocational training; 4. engaging in editorial activity; 5. organizing and implementing educational activities with students; 6. participation in policymaking and educational innovation and implementing them in higher education; etc.
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Alecu Russo Balti University
(USARB, Beltsi)


Balti State University was founded in 1945. It is the center of the University Complex which embraces all levels of training specialists for the national economy (Bachelor, Master and Doctor levels), as well as continuing education of specialists who are already employed. The University has about 5500 students (undergraduates, Master students and PhD students) at 44 specialties and 26 specializations within four faculties ( The employees of the 13 specialized departments provide educational services in Romanian, Russian and at certain specialties, in English, German and French. Alecu Russo Balti State University organizes doctoral studies in eight specialties.
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Technical University of Moldova
(TUM, Chisinau)


Technical University of Moldova is the only higher educational institution in Rep. of Moldova which provides engineering training for specialists prior to the national economy. TUM’s mission is to provide quality education training to the younger generation by combining training, research and innovation, which will contribute to the building of a sustainable society and economy based on knowledge, and development of student’s creative and critical personality. TUM systematically promotes the provisions of the Bologna process and implemented the three levels of education (BSc., MSc., and Ph.D.), the ECTS system. It has developed an internal quality assurance system and it has already reached a certain level of computerization of the educational process and university management.

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B.P. Hasdeu State University of Cahul
(USC, Cahul)

Cahul State University “Bogdan Petriceicu Hasdeu” is a public institution that was founded on June 7, 1999, and its aim is to train and provide the southern region of the Republic of Moldova with highly qualified professionals.
The University has three faculties: Faculty of Philology and History, Faculty of Law and Public Administration and the Faculty of Economy, Computer Science and Mathematics.
The purpose is developing the educational domain in the southern region of the Republic of Moldova.
Although it has a short history, the University “B. P. Hasdeu” has registered very good results both in the domain of scientific research and in the involvement of teaching staff in the organization of different extra curricular activities, programs and projects.
The university trains professionals in the following fields: Romanian Philology, English Philology, French Philology, History, Pedagogy, Law, Public Administration, Business and Administration, Finance and Banking, Accounting, Tourism, Engineering and naval transport management, Computer Science and Mathematics.

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Comrat State University
(CSU, Comrat)


Comrat State University (CSU) carries out purposeful and consistent activity aimed at the development and improvement of educational, scientific and extracurricular activities, increase the quality of training, improvement of staff structure, the further development of information technology, international cooperation, the development of library databases of scientific and educational literature, of information and publishing activities.
In the university the professional training is conducted on 40 educational programs. On a professional basis, there are prepared teaching staff with higher qualification systematically.
CSU provides training of specialists in the field of Law, Economics, Agriculture and in the general direction of professional training ” Pedagogical sciences “. On two chairs at the University is providing training for the third cycle of higher education- Doctorate.
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State Agrarian University of Moldova
(SAUM, Chisinau)

The State Agrarian University of Moldova is a unique Institution in area of agriculture in the country. Nowadays in the university have study 6000 of students under the guidance of qualified didactic staff on 8 faculties: Agronomy, Horticulture, Accountancy, Veterinary Medicine, Animal husbandry and biotechnologies, Agricultural Engineering and Auto Transportation, Cadastre and Low, Economy. It has a rich infrastructure which includes 9 teaching buildings, 14 student residences, laboratories, experimental didactic stations, the Republican Agricultural Scientific Library, a computer center etc.
In the pedagogical Laboratory of the State Agrarian University of Moldova every year are organized Life-long learning courses within International projects, International Summer Schools. University teachers are invited for consultation in agricultural enterprises of Moldova. They works like experts in the ministries and departments.
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The Continuing Education Institute
(CEI, Chisinau)

The Continuing Education Institute (CEI) was established in 1993.
CEI is oriented towards meeting the requirements of those who already have a higher education qualification and wish to acquire a new profession. The main goal of CEI is training and/or retraining of highly qualified competitive specialists in most required domains: foreign languages, information technologies, business, management, financial management, educational management, accountability, psychology, law.

CEI is conducting different training courses for adults: long term, short term, professional retraining, in-service training etc.

Since its creation, during 1993-2014, CEI has trained more than 14000 specialists.

CEI is recognized and certified as competent to conduct training by the Ministry of Education of Moldova and entitled to award nationally recognized qualifications. CEI is an established training provider with experience of running vocational training courses in Moldova and with sufficient teaching, administrative, equipment, accommodation and other resources to provide training and all the learning materials required to meet the learning goals in all above mentioned areas.

CEI has highly skilled teaching staff able to develop the training materials and to conduct a qualitative training courses, more than 200 teaching materials have been developed by CEI teaching staff.

CEI has a rich experience acquired at national and international level in the adult and continuing education, in in-service training.