Bologna Process and ECTS

The Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area

The Bologna Process is a mechanism promoting intergovernmental cooperation between 48 European countries in the field of higher education. It seeks to bring more coherence to higher education systems across Europe. The system established the European Higher Education Area to facilitate student and staff mobility and to make higher education in Europe more attractive and competitive worldwide.

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS)

ECTS is a learner-centered system for credit accumulation and transfer, based on the principle of transparency of the learning, teaching, and assessment processes and harmonizes the European title system.