TEMPUS is the EU program that upholds the higher education modernization in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Western Balkans, and Mediterranean. The general objective of the program is to foster collaboration between EU and the partners in the higher education system.
ALLMEET - Actions of Lifelong Learning addressing Multicultural Education and Tolerance in Russia - is financially supported by TEMPUS program and targets at enhancing interethnic relations and attitudes of the host society towards the migrants, relieving the tension and conflict situations within the education system in the regions of the project implementation: Tatarstan, the Mari El Republic, Moscow, the Arkhangelsk Region, the Krasnoyarsk Region
A project is carried out by a consortium consisting of the four European, six Russian universities and two non-governmental organizations. The consortium consists of the project coordinator, Alma Mater Studiorum University, Bologna (Italy), University of Lissabon (Portugal), University of Glasgow (Great Britain), European Centre for Valuation of Prior Learning (Holland). The Russian participants are Kazan Federal University, Siberian Federal University, Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Mari State University, Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology, Russian Academy of Education, Moscow State Pedagogical University, and Youth public organization of Tatarstan Republic Center of volunteering development "Volunteer".
Focusing on the cultural integration, the project facilitates improvement of the higher education institution actions considering the area of interest in the RF. Specifically, it refers to international collaboration and continuous enhancement that are the essential means for the Russian universities to enter the global community. The project targets at better understanding between European and Russian nations and cultures.