The ASTRE project is composed by 6 partners representing five EU countries: Spain, Germany, Greece, Cyprus and Italy. The partners are four universities, the European Association of Erasmus Coordinator and one company that focuses on the promotion of lifelong learning and specifically elearning.
UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA – Spain
Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain), is a public Higher Education Institution actively involved in international cooperation and mobility projects.
It is the first technological university in Spain, according to several international rankings. The organization has large expertise in online courses and european projects, it has MOOCs in EDX platform and also maintains its own MOOC platform UPVx.
FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN NUERNBERG – Germany
The Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nuremberg is the second largest Bavarian University, currently with 38.000 Students and 3000 lectures and staff members.
As a central research institute at the University of Erlangen in the context of learning, lifelong learning and technology supported learning the Innovation in Learning Institute (ILI) has been widely involved since 1986 in European R&D Projects in the field of innovative learning technologies for supporting learning processes in
different settings for different target groups and on media and network-based learning and qualification systems.
EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF ERASMUS COORDINATORS – Cyprus
The European Association of Erasmus Coordinators (EAEC) was founded in 2004, with an official kick off during the ERACON 2005 (Erasmus Coordinators Conference and GO-Exchange Education Fair 2005) in Cyprus.
It is a membership association with more than 80 institutional members from EU and Non-EU Countries. It promotes mobility of students, academic and administrative staff in the territory of the European Union and beyond and support the process of raising education and quality standards in the territory of the European Union.
IDEC – Greece
IDEC is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece. Its activities consist of training, management consulting, quality assurance, evaluation and development of ICT solutions for both private and public sector.
IDEC has been active the last 20 years in the field of EU projects. It has long experience in European policies regarding lifelong learning and in particular EQF, ECVET, Europass, EQAVET, validation of non-formal and informal learning, work based learning & apprenticeship schemes and in national reforms of education and training systems.
UNIVERSITY OF THE AEGEAN – Greece
University of Aegean (Greece) is a pioneering and competitive institution by Greek and European standards. Over the years, the UAegean has become an international research‐oriented university.
In a recent evaluation by the European University
Association, it was acknowledged that the university has had an “impressive” research output. The Lifelong Learning Centre offers a large variety of elearning programmes to cover the needs of further education and lifelong learning.
UNIPEGASO – Italy
Pegaso Online University was established by Ministerial Decree of 20 April 2006 and is a university built on the most modern and effective technology standards in e-learning, integrating online innovative Informal Learning tools.
It aims to improve higher education and professional qualifications by using teaching tools of continuing education. Intelligence, Independence and Integration are the
Educational Criteria that characterize the Pegaso Online University, whose mission is the achievement of thorough interaction with the students.