I&D+I Projects

Support for Innovative Methodology, Approaches and Tools for Teaching through the Medium of English to improve Educational Yield, Sustainability, and Internationalization (SMARTI)


SMARTI seeks to promote a change in a system of pedagogic training of university teachers through teaching in English by modernization of Degree programs (BA and MA) and development of sustainable system of teacher re-training and consultation support by Network of EMI Centers.


The project aims at:

  • Developing transparent, national, and international, educational standards and comparable learning tools and teaching standards in accordance with Bologna criteria;
  • Enhancing the quality of academic content and staff and students through development of a sustainable curricula for teacher training;
  • Provide support the internationalization of participating EU and Armenian and Russian institutions and support staff and student mobilities and exchanges.


English as a Medium of Instruction, capacity building, higher education.


Cordinator: Technical University Dresden – Germany | EU partners: Riga Technical University - Latvia, Catholic University of Portugal – Portugal and Liverpool John Moores University – UK. | Partner countries: Armenia - Armenian National Agrarian University, Goris State University, National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance Foundation, Public Administration Academy of RA, Shirak State University and Vanadzor State University. Russian Federation - Ogarev Mordovia State University, Irkutsk National Research Technical University, Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education, Petrozavodsk University and Certification Association Russian Register

Financing ProgramExecution DateGlobal Budget
Erasmus +2021-202457.772€
Eduardo Luís Cardosoecardoso@ucp.pt+351 225580071