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Project title: European Civil Engineering Education and Training II [Thematic Network]

Coordinating institution:
Applicant and Contractor: Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussée (Paris)
Coordinator and Chairman of the EUCEET–Tuning Task Force: Professor Iacint MANOLIU; Technical University of Civil Engineering; Bucharest, Romania

Dates: 1st October 2002- 31st December 2005

Participant countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom

Subject area(s): Civil Engineering

Project objectives:
1) Implementation of the two-tier study programmes in civil engineering education across Europe, following the Bologna process;
2) Enhancement of the cooperation between civil engineering faculties in Europe by the development of joint degrees;
3) Doctoral programmes – 3rd cycle – and research in civil engineering faculties;
4) Best practices in establishing and operating multi-disciplinary programmes of education, involving civil engineering and other fields (economy, informatics, architecture, building services, geosciences, materials science etc);
5) Implementation of the framework for qualifications in civil engineering based on learning outcomes and competence;
6) Approaches to teaching and learning; assessment and performance in civil engineering education;
7) International notoriety and attraction to European civil engineering degree programmes;
8) Synergy between academic and professional worlds aimed at recognition of professional qualifications.

Involvement in the Tuning exercise came as an addition to the 8 objectives defined in the contract with EC.

Project website: http://www.euceet.eu/


Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:

book_blackReport of the EUCEET-Tuning
Task Force on the Cooperation as a Synergy Group of the EUCEET Thematic Network with Tuning
is published as part of Fifth EUCEET Volume (pp. 231-260) [references to Tuning are also made in other Reports within this Volume]
book_blackEUCEET Volume 6 contains a detailed account on EUCEET-Tuning collaboration


To find out more about how this project used the Tuning methodology, check the Tuning Research section of the website or contact us directly.