Assessment of the Intermediate Report

Assessment of the Intermediate Report

24th June 2013


The EACEA assessment of the DoQuP intermediate report has been received by the Applicant on 13th June 2013.

The assessment can be considered highly positive.

In its letter EACEA informs that the Intermediate Report has been approved. In particular EACEA  congratulates on the activities implemented and on the results produced so far.

EACEA recognises that the project is progressing well and that the activities have been successfully carried out in accordance with the work plan, also taking into account the recommendations formulated in the application’s assessment report. In particular it appreciates the redefinition, in a more balanced way, of project’s roles and responsibilities within the Consortium, which allows optimising each partner’s strengths and experience. Furthermore, EACEA welcomes the decision to actively involve Universities’ students in the Partner Countries in a number of project core activities.

In terms of project management, EACEA understands that some corrective measures have been taken, also in the light of the suggestions made by the Kazakhstan’s NTO, with a view to further enhancing team-building and coordination aspects. However, it requires to provide more detailed information in the Final Report on the adjustments made in this area. Meanwhile, it encourages to keep up with efforts to ensure a flexible, transparent and participatory management approach.

EACEA  positively notes that contacts have been established with Universities in the Region involved in similar Tempus projects. This is highly valuable in terms of exchange and consolidation of experiences and best practices, as well as to enhance project’s visibility.

Concerning the dissemination of the project’s results, EACEA says to be pleased to see that several workshops have been organised targeting different groups.

Furthermore, EACEA recognises that the project website is in place, fully operational and regularly updated. With regard to this latter aspect, it asks to ensure that also the websites of individual Universities are regularly updated and have a link to each other.

The EACEA letter is available on-line to authorized people at