Edu4all Disability as Diversity

Disability as Diversity :The Inclusion of Students
with Disabilities in Higher Education

Project Partners

Project Partners

The consortium is composed of three prestigious partners from three different countries in Europe on one side, i.e., one HEI from Greece, one HEI from Spain, and a specialized academic training firm from Germany. On the other side, five HEIs in the Middle East participate in the project, three of them are from Palestine and the remaining two are from Jordan. Additionally, one sustainability development partner from Palestine participates in the project. The Consortium is led by Palestine Technical University- Kadoori (PTUK) at Palestine.

Partner Organisations

Palestine Technical University

Palestine Technical University Kadoorie (PTUK) is a leading governmental university, a hub for scientific research and a center for quality higher education. PTUK has always been committed to serving the Palestinian community and actively engaged in its sustainable development. Since its establishment, PTUK has been committed to the Education for All principle. Thus, Inclusive education and Disability support are its main objectives. PTUK aims at achieving equality in education for disabled students to enable them benefit from its academic programs, and services. “Show More About Palestine Technical University Kadoorie “

Contact : Dr. Eman Daraghmi, [Project Coordinator]

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (UoA) is the oldest and largest university in Greece, with 43 Departments, 2.104 members of Academic Staff and more than 64.800 students. The Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (participating in the project Edu4ALL with its Speech & Accessibility Laboratory) has 57 academic staff members, over 135 PhD candidates and 180 research associates. It is highly involved in numerous National and International funded research and development projects.“Show More About National and kapodistrain University of Athens”

Contact : Dr. Georgios Kouroupetroglou, [Partner]

University of the Basque Country

The University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) is a teaching and research institution officially founded in 1980. The university employs over 7.500 people in 31 faculties and schools distributed in three different campuses, with more than 57.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The UPV/EHU has been recognised as an International Research Campus of Excellence by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (MICINN). Our courses catalogue consists of 67 Bachelor´s Degrees in all fields of knowledge. At postgraduate level, we offer 103 official master programmes, 44 professional & expert diplomas and 71 PhD programmes.Show More About Basic Facts The University of the Basque Country

Contact : Dr. Nestor Garay Vitoria, [Partner]

irbid national university

Irbid National University (INU) was established in 1994 as a Non-Governmental Organization, it is a private university located in Irbid Governorate, far 75km north of Amman the capital of Jordan, Jordan. The INU has a comprehensive urban campus. The university includes six Faculties:

  • Faculty of Arts,
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology,
  • Faculty of Nursing,
  • Faculty of Law,
  • Faculty of Educational Sciences,
  • Faculty of Business Administration and financial sciences.

         “Show More About Irbid National University

Contact : Dr. Ahmad Khasawneh, [Partner]

University of jordan

The University of Jordan (UJ) was established in 1962 and has become Jordan’s largest and most leading university. UJ offers more than 250 programs from 24 schools in various disciplines. About 94 of those programs are dedicated for BSc degrees while the remaining offer a wide variety of specialties in graduate study programs. UJ is a comprehensive university in terms of teaching both scientific and humanities fields of study. UJ graduates have exceeded 200 thousand and have a good employment reputation according to the QS World University Rankings in 2018. Since 2018, UJ is ranked among the worldwide top 601-650 universities. In the Arab world, UJ has been among the top ten universities since 2018. Recently, UJ achieved five stars according to the QS Stars University Ratings.Show More About The University of Jordan

Contact : Dr. Ismail al-taharwa, [Partner]

Al-Ummah University collage

Al-Ummah  University College (UUC) was established in Jerualem in 1983 AD. It is located on the north of Jerusalem, on the main road between Jerusalem and Ramallah. 

It was established as a community until it was coverted to a university college in the year 2019, through the announcement of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Mahmoud Abu Mawais. in the college’s graduation ceremony at the time. It consists of a modern building that includes teaching halls, modern lectures, a theater, a conference and seminar hall, administrative offices, computer and information technology laboratories, graphic design laboratories, workshops, engineering, electrical, technical, and musical laboratories, ceremonies, scientific laboratories, a cafeteria, halls, playgrounds and sports arenas. The college now offers specializations in various fields according to the needs of the labor market and with a capacity of 600 seats. Hundreds of students graduated from the college in various disciplines, and the college will strengthen its relationship with the labor market by signing partnership agreements with major national companies in the private sector such as the Jerusalem Electricity Company and others.Show More About Al-Ummah University Collage

Contact : Dr. Mohsen A.Qawasmi, [Partner]

Palestine Technical Collage - Dier El-Balah

Palestine Technical College (PTC) – Deir El-Balah is a leading governmental college that specializes in technical university education and it was established in 1993. Currently there are more than 1800 student enrolled in the college in 20 diploma programs and 7 B.Sc. programs. The main college campus is located at the city of Deir El-Balah in Gaza strip and it serves students from all over the Gaza Strip due to its central location in the strip. Recently, the college has opened a new branch campus in the north of Gaza City to realize its expansion plans. In the academic year 2018/2019, PTC employs around 220 full time employees of which 130 are academic staff and most of them hold either PhD or master degrees. Around 60% of newly enrolled students are females. The annual increment in enrollment is around 20%; however, due to the new branch opening, it is expected that the statistics of students and staff will grow rapidly in the coming years.Show More About Palestine Technical College

Contact : Dr. Ezzaldeen Edwan, [Partner]

Partners for Sustainable Development

Partners for Sustainable Development (PSD) is a Palestinian nonprofit organization established in 2009 to equip Palestinian youth with the skills and knowledge required by an increasingly complex and demanding 21st century. Over the past ten years, PSD’s programs have unleashed the potential of communities by supporting their grass roots activities and social enterprises. Programmatic interventions implemented by PSD have focused on youth engagement in their communities through formal and informal education, ICT, and entrepreneurship.“Show More About Partners for Sustainable Development”

Contact : Eng. Jawad AbuOwn, [Partner]

innovative technologies and education

Int@E UG is a  German firm which provides vocational training, training innovative computer  and medical technology, knowledge management, mobile learning, e-learning and software training,  collaborative research and innovation, quality assessment, organizational analysis and organizational development to help education institutions of all kinds achieve greater excellence, navigate change, Knowledge transfer and strengthen the University-Enterprise linkage,  and drive more powerful partnerships. Int@E UG experts have a long track record experience in supporting reform processes in the field of Higher Education in third countries including the participation in several EU Programs such as Tempus and Erasmus Plus “OPATEL ” MediTec ” and Job-JO.Show More About Int@E UG

Contact : Dr. Riyadh Qashi, [Partner]