We are pleased to be informed that the application of APPRAISE project has been accepted for funding by the European Union, Erasmus Plus, CBHE, KA2. Appraise project is about training staff from eight Kurdistan universities and staff from the ministry for three years on Quality Assurance and Governance segments of Bologna Process. The initiative of this project came from University of Duhok, International Relations Office,to the Director General of Quality assurance in the ministry during 2019. The International Relation Office and the QA General Director at the ministry worked closely with Italian UNIMED to submit successful proposal. The Italian UNIMED is the main European coordinator. The budget of the project is almost one million Euro that comes from the European Union in Brussels. We are looking forward to starting the implementation phase of the project on the 15th of Jan. 2021.