Studying in Spain - ECTS

The most significant feature of the ECTS credit is that, apart from the teaching hours, it also takes into account the actual effort that the student needs to make in order to pass the class.

The deadline universities have to implement this system is 2010.

Following are the main measures that the will be adopted:

  • - The acquisition of a University degree system comparable and understandable all over Europe.
  • - The establishment of a new system with 2 cycle university degrees (Undergraduate and graduate studies).
  • - The establishment of a homogenized credit system for every country.
  • - The promotion of international exchanges of students, instructors, and researchers.
  • - The design of a Quality Evaluation System.
  • - The promotion of lifelong learning.
  • - To involve universities and students in the process.
 

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