TUCEP – Tiber Umbria Comett Education Programme is a no profit Association of twelve Italian Universities and numerous Enterprises, and Public Authorities; it was created in 1992 under the EU COMETT Programme, the Community Programme on cooperation between universities and enterprises regarding training in the field of research, innovation and technology.
The mission of TUCEP is to foster and develop collaboration between universities and the world of work through the implementation of research and training projects aimed at promoting innovation and quality in education and training, promoting social inclusion, entrepreneurship and European values at regional, national, European level.
The main activities of TUCEP are the organization and the management of training courses at national and European levels for youth and adults, included trainers, teachers and school students.
TUCEP participated in over 100 European projects under TEMPUS Programme, Horizon2020, LLP Programme, COSME, ERASMUS+ (KA1 Mobility Higher Education, KA2 Knowledge Alliance, KA2 Strategic Partnership for School Education, KA2 Strategic Partnership for Youth, KA2 Strategic Partnership for Adult Education, KA2 Strategic Partnership for VET, KA3 Policy Inclusion) EU for CITIZENS, JUSTICE.
Moreover, TUCEP had coordinated many projects under Socrates, Leonardo and was also responsible for the management of research programs. In the past, it was the coordinator of projects related to Lifelong Learning Programme – Comenius, to Youth in Action Programme, to past Minerva and Grundtvig programmes.
The Association is also experienced in workshops and meetings organization and it is connected to a European network of training centres and Universities. The efficiency of the methods used in its working and quality management system have been awarded, in 2002, by a Quality Certification under the standard UNI EN ISO 9001:2008, issued by CERTIQUALITY. Since 2003 TUCEP is an accredited body by the Umbria Region to provide higher, lifelong training activities.