Support for higher education institutions
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs supports the Higher Education cooperation that promotes the know-how and capacity of Higher Education institutions in Finland´s partner countries as well as in Finland.
HEI ICI programme document 2016 (Opens New Window) (pdf, 34 pages, 193 Kb)
HEI ICI – Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument
Programme aims at improving research and teaching capacity as well as access to good quality services in HEIs in the countries participating in the programme. The direct beneficiaries of the programme are staff and students in the participating southern HEIs. Finnish HEIs and their partners can jointly apply for funding e.g. for the development of curricula, teaching methods, research capabilities, quality monitoring mechanisms, peer learning and growing expertise, administrative and leadership structures, as well as strengthening the societal roles of HEIs.
Finnish National Agency for Education administers the programme. More information of the programme available on the Finnish National Agency for Education web-pages.(Link to another website.) (Opens New Window)