Tempus Annual Report 2004 : Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions
COM(2005) 515 final
The Tempus III Programme (2000-2006) focuses on the development of the higher education systems in the 27 partner countries through co-operation with institutions from the Member States of the European Union.
Higher education institutions are of particular importance for the social and economic transition process as well as for inter-cultural dialogue; they are also pools of expertise and of human resources and provide for the training of new generations of leaders.
The present annual report is presented in accordance with Article 11 of the Council Decision establishing the Tempus programme (OJ L 120 of 8 May 1999).