Alcuni partecipanti ci raccontano le loro esperienze!

Meriam Belkhir, Université de Sfax
Mon expérience de professeur visiteur à l’université de Cagliari était très riche aussi bien sur le plan académique, culturel et relationnel. J’ai été très bien accueillie par les professeurs de l’équipe Marketing et des pistes de collaboration scientifique et académique ont été explorées. Pour le cours que j’ai assuré, j’ai eu le plaisir de rencontrer des étudiants de niveau master et doctorat qui étaient très intéressés par le contenu et le cours était interactif.
J’ai été également chaleureusement accueillie au sein du service des affaires internationales qui m’a énormément assisté tout au long de mon séjour à Cagliari et m’a facilité toutes les procédures administratives requises.
Je garde de mon passage à l’université de Cagliari l’accueil chaleureux, l’interaction avec des étudiants motivés et l’aimable assistance de l’Université pendant toutes les étapes de mon séjour et passage à l’université.

Maria Letizia Amadori, University of Urbino
Teaching in the framework of the project COMMO III was an interesting experience.
To prepare my practicum lectures, I spent lots of time to think about teaching unit and methods and I was totally interested in this assignment because I could share my own teaching methods with Tunisian students and also get some ideas of it. After giving the first lesson to them I got some reflection of my teaching unit, and I realized what’s good and bad. So I understood how can I deal with for the next time and it was my goal.
After that experience I really try to teach all the students thinking about a global education, to share ideas and preparation that come from different cultures, and the most important thing is that each of us can improve our experience and knowledge.

Douglas Mark Ponton; University of Catania
The experience of research and training that I undertook this year at the University of Sfaxe, Tunis, was an opportunity to get to know a new country and some of its social and educational possibilities and issues. It was my first extended experience in an Islamic country during Rammadan, so there were many cultural aspects to observe. I spent a week in the Department of Languages, mostly meeting and discussing with staff ways of developing contacts between our two universities (Sfaxe and Catania) which, as Mediterranean centres, have much in common. We talked about the issues of im/migration, employment possibilities, opportunities for graduates in further education or academic careers, as well as the current volatile political context in Tunisia. We tried to arrange student exchanges and collaboration at the level of staff mobility. All in all it was a worthwhile and intense experience, and I hope that it will produce results in these areas in time to come.

Hassen Gaaloul, University of Sousse
It was a wonderful experience to share knowledge and good practices in the field of COMMO III.
I had the opportunity to visit the University of Cagliari, where I was well welcomed.
I had the opportunity to closely examine the criteria and methods of exchange between the host university and its partners in the Mediterranean area and around the world in terms of various mobility projects involving students, academic staff and administrative staff.
I then held some fruitful meetings with various departments of the university: Student Education, University Quality Dean, Language Studies & Courses Secretariat, Job Orientation – Job Placement, Post-Graduate Service, Inclusion and Learning Services (SIA).
Beyond the world of work and the office, I have really appreciated the Botanical Garden with its various plants, and the beautiful historical aspect of the country.
I learned a lot from this experience that I always share with my colleagues and students, in order to encourage them to participate in these activities, that reèresent a real opportunity to discover other countries and cultures.

Mouna Hdidar, University of Sfax
Studying in Urbino, Italy was the greatest opportunity I have ever had. I discovered a new culture which is very different from mine, I met the best people, and gained new friends that was very helpful. I had a little hard time because of my Italian language, but step by step with the help of the teachers and students I made it. they were very passionate and never makes me feel that I’m different or that I disturb. I’m so thankful for them.
this experience has changed me a lot I become much confident, responsible and independent. I got the highest level of education and a deeper knowledge that I don’t think that I can get it from other places. It was definitely worthwhile. I’m really thankful.

Hanene Ben Slama, Université de Carthage
J’ai choisi pour ma mobilité dans le cadre du programme Commo III, la Facoltà di Architettura, Design e Urbanistica di Alghero, Università Di Sassari. J’ai effectué ce choix après avoir consulté le site de la faculté, étudié les thématiques et les matières enseignées et j’ai trouvé qu’elles s’adaptent parfaitement avec les enseignements que je donne actuellement et les thématiques de recherche que je traite. Cette motivation est renforcée par l’envie de découvrir l’ile de la Sardaigne, ses spécificités insulaires, territoriales, urbaines et architecturales. La bourse que j’ai perçue de l’UNIMED a concrétisé mon souhait d’intégrer une école d’architecture italienne. Mon double ancrage tuniso-français pour mes études et l’exercice de ma profession d’enseignante architecte m’encourage à chercher cette ouverture plus ample sur le bassin méditerranéen en particulier pour tester des méthodologies d’approches de recherche dans le domaine de la planification urbaine et des ambiances architecturales. D’ailleurs ma bonne connaissance de la langue italienne a facilité mon accès au sein de l’équipe des enseignants et des étudiants.

Chafik Aloulou, University of Sfax
As I am a specialist in the design and teaching of online courses with the virtual university of Tunis, I offered to a group of PhD students at the University of Messina a workshop on the platform Moodle to help them to design their future online courses.
In addition to the teaching sessions, I had the opportunity and the pleasure of meeting the PhD students of Professor Massimo Villari. Unfortunately, I did not have the pleasure of meeting the Professor given his professional constraints, but I had the opportunity to call him by phone and exchange e-mails to organize my mobility in his department. I wish to thank Professor Villardi for his support and hope to meet him another time.
During the same period, I was also able to assist with my colleagues from the University of Sfax and other universities to the International Week at the University of Messina. It was really nice.
Outside working hours, I was able to visit tourist sites in Messina and to be in touch with Italian people who are really very welcoming, and it was really very good.
In conclusion, I find that my experience at the University of Messina was very interesting, that I recommend to my colleagues, and I hope that I will have the opportunity to visit other cities in Italy.

Gianluigi Bacchetta, University of Cagliari
Thanks to the COMMO project I was able to complete two teaching periods at the universities of Sousse and Carthage in Tunisia. Specifically, I went to research centers dedicated to agronomic and environmental issues, being able to carry out teaching activities aimed primarily at third-cycle students and researchers working in the field of conservation, management and enhancement of agro-biodiversity and native Tunisian plant diversity and more generally Mediterranean. During the stays realized in 2018 and 2019, I was able to learn about important university structures that operate in environmental contexts very similar to Sardinian ones and consequently it was possible a perfect development of the educational activities that also allowed a complete permeability with teachers and students. The stays in Tunisia gave me the opportunity to involve professors from the University of Carthage in an ENI CBC MED project called BESTMEDGRAPE which was recently approved and this will guarantee a multiplier effect and capitalization of the results through research activities that in the future certainly they will be able to give important results in terms of both publications and projects.