Research projects

Jean Monnet Actions

From March 2021, under the Erasmus+ programme for 2021-2027, Jean Monnet Actions to support teaching, learning, research and debates on various aspects of the European Union.

Jean Monnet is dedicated to promoting excellence in EU studies in higher education around the world. Its actions aim to build bridges between academics, researchers and EU policymakers. They focus on the study of and research on EU integration and in understanding Europe’s place in a globalised world and are implemented by higher education institutions.


The Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will develop much-needed solutions for a more sustainable management of water and agri-food systems in the Mediterranean basin.

It is a ten-year initiative (2018-2028), partly funded by EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.

Its main objective is to devise new research and innovation approaches to improve water availability and sustainable agriculture production in a region heavily distressed by climate change, urbanisation and population growth.


TOUBKAL is the Franco-Moroccan Hubert Curien partnership (PHC). It is implemented in France by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research (MESRI), and in Morocco by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation (MESRSI).

The grants within the framework of the PHC TOUBKAL is intended to promote multilateral cooperation by jointly financing the mobility of doctoral students and their supervisors within the framework of regional projects financed for a period of 3 years, involving the 2 Maghreb countries and France.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fund excellent research and innovation and equip researchers at all stages of their career with new knowledge and skills, through mobility across borders and exposure to different sectors and disciplines. The MSCA help build Europe’s capacity for research and innovation by investing in the long-term careers of excellent researchers.

The MSCA also fund the development of excellent doctoral and postdoctoral training programmes and collaborative research projects worldwide. By doing so, they achieve a structuring impact on higher education institutions, research centres and non-academic organisations.

The MSCA promote excellence and set standards for high-quality researcher education and training in line with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the recruitment of researchers.