Welcome to the website of the ECAP project

ECAP is an Erasmus+ KA2 Capacity Building in Higher Education project No. 561590-EPP-1-2015-1-SK-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP implemented in the consortium with partners from Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The project starts from the necessity of enhancement and strengthening the awareness in environmental protection and land management as integral parts of the agricultural policy needed to be implemented in Uzbekistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan via innovative curricula addressed to students of Uzbek and Kazakh universities, with intention of initiating a public discussion at both - academic level, as well as at the level of policy makers in relevant fields.   

The cooperation of partners is based on positive experiences and expert knowledge gained within previous Erasmus Mundus and Leonardo da Vinci projects. The project is planned to be implemented during the 3-years’ time period (October 15, 2015 – October 14, 2018) under the coordination of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (Nitra, Slovakia) and with participation of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Vienna, Austria), Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Prague, Czech Republic), Kazakh National Agrarian University (Almaty, Kazakhstan), Kostanay state university A. Baitursynov (Kostanay, Kazakhstan), Samarkand State University named after Alisher Navoi (Samarkand, Uzbekistan) and Karakalpak State university named after Berdakh (Nukus, Uzbekistan).