Arqus celebrates the approval of the Cyberactioning project proposal for the development of a Joint European Master in Cybersecurity
|26 Apr 2023
|26 Apr 2023
We are delighted to announce that the project proposal “Cyberactioning – Training Cybersecurity Skills through Advanced Higher Education Joint Programmes”, developed within the consortium of the Arqus Alliance, has been approved for European funding.
The Cyberactioning application was submitted for the European Commission Call Digital-2022-Skills-03, launched in the framework of the Digital Simple Grants Action for fostering specialised education programmes or modules in key capacities areas. The proposal was originated by four universities of the Arqus Alliance (University of Granada, University of Minho, University of Padua and Vilnius University), in collaboration with six SMEs and Research Centres (Constella Intelligence – Securiq Sistemas S.L., Digitalsign – Certificadora Digital SA, Eurotux Informatica SA, Amped SRL, Qascom SRL, and Fundacion IMDEA Network), all of them covering four different European countries (Italy, Lithuania, Portugal and Spain) and with a high level of expertise in the field of cybersecurity.
The 4-year project will be coordinated by the University of Granada and has a total budget of 2,902,380 EUR with a 50% co-funding. It will focus on the development of a Joint European Master in Cybersecurity, with a mobility path along the four universities, and a MOOC in Cybersecurity aiming at training a minimum of 800 students from non-ICT sectors in each edition. Other expected key results are: