- the enhancement of quality in European higher education;
- the promotion of the European Union as a centre of excellence in learning around the world;
- the promotion of intercultural understanding through cooperation with third countries as well as for the development of third countries in the field of higher education.
The Western Greece University of Applied Sciences (TEI of Western Greece - former TEI of Patras) is member of the Euphrates Consortium of Universities from the European Union and India. This Consortium was funded by the Erasmus Mundus to run effectively, 2014-2017, the Euphrates project which caters for all types of mobility schemes students and staff at all levels, graduate, post-graduate, researchers and post doc. Issues of upgrading, updating, personel development and Quality in Higher Education are among the objectives of the Euphrates project.