Home page of GRI (Geoscience Resource Iraq)

In order to actively support the reconstruction of Iraq, the DAAD initiated a program to strengthen the long-term cooperation of German and Iraqi universities. For a duration of initially three years five academic partnerships are supported. These 5 programms are:

  - GRI: Geoscience Resources Iraq at TU Bergakademie Freiberg 
  - MEGI: Mechanical Engineering Germany Iraq at TU Bergakademie Freiberg. More ...
  - BEEP: Bagdad-Erbil-Erlangen-Project at the University Nürnberg-Erlangen. More ...
  - pliq:  Planning education Iraq organized at the TU Dortmund. More ...
  - IT at TU Berlin. More ...

During a DAAD meeting in Bonn with the 5 participants cooperation between the 5 projects was dicussed as well as a cooperation with Wirtschaftsplattform Irak. Information about the Iraqi-German exchange programm are online on the Iraqi-German internet plattform Tabadul...

  The major goals of GRI are:
  - Creating 2 joint master courses (Arid Hydrogeology and Water Management // Sustainable Oil Production)
  - Capacity buildiung at Iraqi universities
  - Organizing work shops, summer universities, and conferences
  - Initiate joint research programs (from PhD to integrated projects)

Partners of TU Bergakademie Freiberg in Iraq are:
  - Baghdad: > University of Bagdad  > College of Science  > Geological Survey of Iraq
  - Basrah: > University of Basrah > Department of Geology > Marine Science Center
  - Erbil: > University of Salahaddin   > College of Science: Geology Department 
  - Diyala: > University of Diyala  > College of Science: Geology department
  - Sulaimani  > University of Sulaimani > American University of Iraq  > ISR-KRG
 Last updated: 2010-06-3