Black Sea Basin Programme






The Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013 (here after Black Sea JOP),under the European Neighborhood & Partnership Instrument (ENPI) of the EU.



“Efficient Education Management Network for LLL in the Black Sea Basin ) MANAGE.EDU)”, Joint operational program “Black Sea Basin 2007-2013” project


The overall objective of the project is to build capacities for networking and transnational transfer of good practices of educational management in a multicultural environment, in view of strengthening the Education and Training systems in the Black Sea Basin and promoting regional development of Lifelong Learning (LLL).


The specific objectives of the project are:


  • To  promote      transnational      networking      among educational institutions and other relevant stakeholders in the Black Sea Basin;
  • To strengthen  institutional  educational  management capacities at the local, regional and national level in the partner countries;
  • To develop context-sensitive regional policy plans for the promotion of efficient educational management in the target regions, in view of responding to the changing demands of society and the world of work in a knowledge-based economy and multicultural contexts;
  • To raise awareness of the EU modernization agenda in the field of education and culture;


Coordinating institution: Centre for Civil Initiatives (CCI) - Bulgaria.


Project Partners: Consultancy and Trainings: Namık Kemal University (NKU) - Turkey,  IPA Lead Beneficiary: Caucasus University Fund (CUF) - Georgia, Moldova State University (MSU) - Moldova, Ovidius High School (OHS) - Romania, Taurida National V.I.Vernadsky University (UNVU) - Ukraine, Dobrudja Agrarian and Business School (DABS) (Associated Partner) - Bulgaria.