WALADU was a three years (2017-2019) international project funded by the European Union in the frame of the Erasmus+ Capacity Building Key Action 2 in the field of higher education. 


The aim of the WALADU project was to contribute to the improvement of education in archaeological and historical subjects in Iraq and to increase the opportunities for students in the labor market in Iraq bringing them in line with current EU trends and standards. To achieve these results the project team foresaw three aims:

1. Modernization of BA courses in archaeology and ancient history in Iraqi universities providing an innovative educational offer.

2. Reinforced capacity to design teaching units, to teach and to produce innovative knowledge by the local teaching staff.

3. To foster international collaborations between the EU and the Iraq higher education istitutions for the exchange of academic knowledge at any level, by framining them in a recognized and internationally regulated network.