The Euroarab Foundation for Higher Studies has its origins in the agreement reached by the European Parliament in 1984 for the creation of the Euroarab University. On 10th October 1995 the Euroarab Foundation for Higher Studies was founded, an institution unique in the international arena in composition and mission: to create a space for dialogue and cooperation between the countries of the EU and those of the League of Arab States. Situated in the city of Granada, a historical reference point in relations between Europe and the Arab world, the Foundation is governed by a joint Board of Trustees, presided over by the Spanish Secretary of State for Universities and Research of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science. This Board of Trustees, in its Articles of Association, is likewise composed of a representative of the EU, a representative of the League of Arab States and a representative of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. In 2005, representatives of the University of Granada and of the Andalusian Government — an active instigator of the Project in its initial stages—joined the ex-officio founding members. Through its activities, the Foundation aims to dedicate all its efforts to promoting Euro-Arab cooperation, supporting academic and cultural activities and disseminating new ideas and trends in Science and Humanities. By means of collaboration agreements, the Foundation maintains relations with more than thirty educational, cultural, research and economic institutions. Purposes of the Euro-Arab Foundation is to promote the exchange of teaching, research, technical assistance and information, and to collaborate with institutions in other geographical areas, especially strengthening ties with the countries of the Euro-Mediterranean basin. It also promotes postgraduate programs between universities and research centers in European and Arab countries for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge. It Contributes to economic development and promote cooperation between Arab and European countries, through training programs in senior executives and human resources. To become a provider of useful, exhaustive and up-to-date information and resources, through the implementation of a network of institutional and social partners. All of them seek to introduce into society the idea of respect for science and the values of tolerance, objectivity, independence and rigor; While promoting the mobility of undergraduates and postgraduates, Arab and European, for the exchange and dissemination of knowledge. Through its activities, the Foundation aims to dedicate all its efforts to promoting Euro-Arab cooperation, supporting academic and cultural activities and disseminating new ideas and trends in Science and Humanities.