Welcome to the SMWeld Project

Nowadays, South Mediterranean (SM) countries face limitations, such as:

The recent economic and political crisis in the SM region and the high unemployment rates among young educated people show that access to higher education isn’t sufficient for economic and political stability and job creation. As elsewhere in the world, manufacturing companies are increasingly searching for knowledge to comply with the three main systems as a whole: Quality, Environment and Health and Safety.

The SM Weld project promotes a novel education and training model of university-industry partnership to foster the quality of the workforce while contributing to knowledge transfer; increasing employability of engineers and technical staff as well as supplying the North-African industry with highly qualified personnel. The SM Weld objectives are segmented in three levels: