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Building Capacity in University Management

BUCUM is the second TEMPUS project that Cardiff Metropolitan University has coordinated in the MENA region. It involves ten universities in Libya, Morocco, Egypt and Lebanon and aims to satisfy the regional priority of University Management and Student Services

The wider objective of the project is to demonstrate that good management practices can build sustainable Higher Education cooperation between nations. The project does this by addressing the challenges facing the management of a global university in the 21st Century.

Following on from the highly successful Tempus project, Leadership in Higher Education (LHEM), BUCUM involves ten universities in Egypt, Lebanon, Libya and Morocco. Also involved are universities and organisations from Greece, Italy, Jordan, Spain and the UK. Its focus is Governance Reform, satisfying the regional priority, 'University Management and Student Services' and aims to implement several new training ideas.

The project objectives are: