This program develops vocational education and support for small and medium enterprises (dual education system, Almestr, small and medium enterprises) and is a joint development initiative that has begun and continues between the Lebanese Republic and the Federal Republic of Germany.
The system is a German-known dual approach within vocational education. This program was set up by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development in 2005 currently in the penultimate stage. Starting 2014, this program will work within the frameworks that have been developed during the period of cooperation.
The partners involved in this cooperation are the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Ministry of Education and Higher Education in Lebanon, and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture in Lebanon.