Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF USAK (Turkey)

  • UC LIMBURG (Belgium)

UNIVERSITY OF USAK is a young and active university founded in the west part of Turkey in 2006. There are 12 faculties, 9 colleges and 3 graduate schools with more than 22.000 students. The students attending to the university have the opportunity of self-development with many facilities. There are 412 academic staff and 376 administrative staff in the university. The academic staff is working both in lecture and researching fields. The main goal of the university is to be a reputable university under the light of science and wisdom. USAK University forms part of a cohesive town-university community with the growing agricultural-commercial-industrial province of Uşak. Located in the western part of Usak; it is served by Ankara – İzmir motorway. Away from city complexities, the students enjoys many intellectual, cultural, and recreational advantages: ongoing professional musical, dramatic, and artistic groups and performers to the campus; art exhibits, plays, and recitals by local and visiting artists; frequent intercollegiate athletic events in modern facilities; and a variety of recreational opportunities on playing fields and courts, in neighboring forests, fields, and lakes.

Usak University is a comprehensive, graduate, masters and doctoral-degree university offering to a diverse and capable student body a wide range of opportunities and challenges for learning and growth; to the world of knowledge, vigorous and expanding contributions in research, discovery, and application; and to the country and its people in every region, a variety of expert services.

Address: Usak University 1 Eylül CampusUsak Turkey

Phone: +90 276 221 21 21


VZW UC LIMBURGis a Higher Education Institution in Flanders, collaborating under the name UC Leuven-Limburg with 2 other HEIs: vzw UC Leuven (formerly KHLeuven) and vzw UC Leuven Comenius Lerarenopleidingen (formerly Group T). UC Leuven-Limburg is renowned for the high quality of its teaching, research & regional development. More than 30 professional bachelor, and lifelong learning study programmes are offered in various disciplines fields, with a focus on health care, social work, business & commerce, teacher education, science & technology. UC Leuven-Limburg’s strong commitment to research ensures state-of-art training programmes for its 15 000 students. Priority domains of the institution are: regional development, blended learning (including development of MOOCs and Open Data Platform), lifelong learning strategies, internationalisation & research. The research policy is focused on market-driven applied research. Central to the UC Leuven-Limburg’s mission in the field of research is to develop innovative technology for companies, and to transfer new technology to the market. UC Leuven-Limburg also provides consultancy and continuing education for local industries, organisations and governments. UC Leuven-Limburg is member of educational networks across the globe and strongly collaborates with local, regional and national policy-making bodies, resulting in a broad network of stakeholders.

Address:Campus Diepenbeek Agoralaan Gebouw B Bus 1Belgium


DRUŠTVO ZA RAZVIJANJE PROSTOVOLJNEGA DELA NOVO MESTO(Association for Developing Voluntary Work Novo mesto) is a Slovenian non-governmental and humanitarian organisation, working in the public interest in the fields of social care, youth and culture. Our mission is to contribute to a more inclusive and open society for all. Our two leading programmes therefore deal with the inclusion of socially excluded groups and with the stimulation of the NGO development and civil dialogue in our community. Activities within all programmes are performed by employees and volunteers.

We promote values of solidarity, tolerance, voluntarism, active living, clean environment, inter-cultural dialogue, and citizenship awareness. We have more than 25 years of experience working with youth and migrants, socially excluded and marginalised groups of people, women, elderly, disabled, NEETs, and LGBTQ population. We work on issues of empowerment, inclusion and integration,gender issues, international cooperation, entrepreneurship and sustainable development, culture and art, unemployment, disadvantaged groups and intergenerational cooperation, citizen participation, environment preservation and other ecological issues, human rights and migrations, health and other activities that serve the goals of our mission.

Address:Rozmanova Ulica 30 Novo Mesto Slovenia




TSALTAMPASI APOSTOLINA AND CO(OECON GROUP) was established in May 2012 by a team of executives with great expertise and experience in the field of Business Consulting of companies and organizations, at a national, European and international level.

Our main target is to provide Business Consulting services of high requirements dealing with particular attention to the needs and particularities of every business move of our clients.
We have the experience, knowledge, and analytic capabilities to pinpoint the sometimes-subtle differences between risk and opportunity and to act accordingly. Our service expertise reaches across four main disciplines: enterprise improvement, corporate turnaround and restructuring, financial advisory services and programme management services.

We make a difference by serving our clients with working teams that work towards getting the best results according to our clients’ benefit. Our working model delivers responsive service and insights with a high degree of confidence. For more than 7 years, we measure our own success by only one criterion: our clients’ success.

Address: Giannitson 90, Thessaloniki 546 27

Phone: 231 025 6360



USAK COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY CHAMBER(UTSO), likewise all of the  chambers  general  aim, began service in 1891 with the efforts of businessmen in Usak  with the aim of meeting common  needs of members – facilitating the general professional interests in accordance with developments such as ensuring that the same objectives and tasks in the framework.

With 125-year history, UTSO is located among the well-established professional organizations today; with 3,500 registered members, 18 occupational groups, 44 members of parliament, with 105 professional committee members our chamber contributes to the regional and national economy. In addition to the duties set out in the law UTSO is increasing its range of services for the members as to increase their business potential trade through fair organization, training, projects as well as many different subjects day by day.

UTSO aims at ensuring compliance with European Chamber System as part of the accreditation system including Turkish Chambers.  Uşak Chamber of Commerce has been certified with a certificate of quality in the service since 2002 with ISO 9001 quality management system.

UTSO has been preparing and managing many projects funded by EU and national funds. Therefore, UTSO has a great experience on projects. Besides, UTSO trains youths for being successful entrepreneurs in cooperation with KOSGEB (SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION). Almost each month UTSO organizes an entrepreneurship training for youths. In addition to this, every week there is a training program in different subjects in order to develop enterprises and their administrators.

Address: Sarayaltı Mah. Kılcan Cad. Nr.1UsakTurkey

Phone: +902762270203

KM GROUPis founded in 2014 in Usak, as an entrepreneurship example. Company is active in 3 fields; foreign trade, e-commerce and consultancy on grant schemes and incentives. Thanks to many years of experience on consultancy, founder of the company is;

– Experienced in organizing and providing trainings on PCM.

– Experienced in writing and budgeting project proposals for EU funded programs and management of EU funded projects.

– Experienced in promoting cooperation and communication among local actors including members of local government, private sector, university, NGOs, local media and the public, promoting strategic partnerships among these actors in a way to strengthen regional socio-economic growth and development.

– Experienced in preparing press releases and communicating with partners in order to disseminate the information and introduce grant programmes through trainings and workshops.

– Experienced in surveying the Region; its economy, sectors, trends, dynamics, social issues in order to identify strengths, potentials as well as threats and shortfalls.

– Experienced in EU supported projects as assessor and applicator.

– Experienced in implementing Grant Schemes to enhance the capacity of SMEs, public bodies, NGOs and civil society in Region TR33 (Afyonkarahisar, Kütahya, Manisa, Uşak), conducting trainings, organizing information sessions, giving one to one information to all shareholders (SME’s, NGOs, governmental organizations etc.), assistance to applicants in preparation of their projects, conducting training on project implementation and financial management. 

Address: Kurtuluş Mah. Ali Galip Kaya Sok. No:4 Tekeli İşhanı Kat:1 No:105Usak Turkey

Phone: +90 505 230 9483