Developing Professional-Oriented Curricula in Engineering Project Management at Aleppo University [POEPM]



Project Type

Erasmus+ International Capacity Building in Higher Education, Joint


3 Years (2015-2018)

Erasmus+ Grant

972 899,00Euros



  • Technische Universitaet Muenchen, DE
  • Universite Du Havre, FR
  • The University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK
  • American University of Beirut, LB
  • University of Balamand, LB
  • The University of Aleppo, SY
  • Tishreen University, SY
  • Damascus University, SY
  • Leeds Beckett University, UK



Thomas Bock- Technische Universitaet Muenchen -

Syrian contacts

Nabil Ades – Aleppo University -

Jamal Omran - Tishreen University

Talal Al-Shihabi - Damascus University -



The project aims to provide a Master programme in Professional
Engineering Project Management PEPM at the department of Construction
Management and Engineering at Aleppo University. This will be realized
by developing a professional-oriented postgraduate curriculum to
accommodate the increasing needs for rebuilding demolished areas in
Syria that will require international partnerships. Main objective will
also include Establishing a "Construction Management  Training and
Consultancy Centre" (CMTC Centre) at Aleppo University to provide
continuous learning to the construction professionals. This centre is
expected to enhance cooperation between the academic domain and the
construction sector.