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The University of the Middle East Project (UME) builds bridges through education among societies and cultures in the Middle East, North Africa, North America and Europe: Inspiring people to engage collaboratively using critical and creative thinking. UME seeks to empower the most motivated and progressive secondary school teachers of the Middle East, North Africa (MENA), the US and Europe through teacher training, leadership and organizational skills.

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2020 Oleander Initiative Postponed

The 2020 Oleander Initiative has been postponed until 2021 because of COVID -19. All applications for the 2020 program will automatically be considered for the 2021 program. A call for...

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UME IS

A vision of education as a bridge among people and cultures.

An institution of higher learning striving for academic excellence in educational leadership.

An NGO working with educators at the grassroots level in the Middle East and North Africa.

An inclusive attitude open to individuals of any nationality, religion, ethnicity or gender who share the goal of a more open, socially equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable Middle East and North Africa.