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Psychology (SQF Social Sciences)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 20 competences grouped into 6 categories: (1) goal specification, (2) assessment, (3) development, (4) intervention, (5) evaluation and (6) communication. A. Goal specification (Interacting with the client for the purpose of defining the goals of the intervention or service that will be provided) 1) Needs analysis: gathering information about the client’s needs […]

Culturology (Tuning Russia II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1st cycle: 1. Ability to logically present acquired knowledge. 2. Understanding of systematic ties within Culturology and interdisciplinarity in the modern science. 3. Knowledge of the main theories of culture, principles of cultural typology. 4. Knowledge and use of terminology and techniques specific for Culturology. 5. Ability to apply modern theories […]

Theology and Religious Studies (SQFHUMART)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. A critical awareness of the historical, social, and cultural significance of religious traditions and of attitudes toward religions. 2. An awareness of the ways in which theological understanding or religious belief may influence and inform the ethics, outlook, and behaviour of individuals and communities. 3. A knowledge of the ways […]

Literary Studies (SQFHUMART)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to read, analyse and interpret literary texts. 2. Ability to develop a critical, self-reflective approach to literature and cultural history. 3. Ability to identify ethical issues in literary texts and relate them to different and cultural and historical contexts. 4. Ability to generate original ideas in relation to literary […]

Linguistics (SQFHUMART)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to recognise linguistic problems. 2. Identify linguistic units and levels of analysis, the relations among them and processes affecting them. 3. Ability to select appropriate methodologies for different types of linguistic research. 4. Ability to formulate linguistic generalisations on the basis of language data. 5. Ability to examine and […]

Art History (SQFHUMART)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Critical awareness of the historical processes which have defined an artefact as a ‘work of art’. 2. Knowledge of materials, and of the varying historical receptions and aesthetic evaluation of art objects. 3. Awareness of the differences between artworks from different chronological and geographical areas. 4. Ability to categorise and […]

International Relations (SQF Social Sciences)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1st cycle 1. Knowledge of the present global forces shaping the world. 2. Knowledge of the relationship of dependencies and interdependencies in the world. 3. Knowledge of development in the world from a comparative perspective. 4. Awareness of the history and the complexity of global politics. 5. Awareness of the original […]

Law (SQF Social Sciences)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Knowledge and understanding of principal features and key concepts and principles of the legal system including European and International dimension (including institutions and procedures). 2. Knowledge and understanding of legal principles and values in a wide range of topics extending beyond the core curriculum. 3. Ability to take a sound […]

Physics (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Acquire additional qualifications for career, through optional units other than physics (interdisciplinary attitude/abilities). 2. Acquire an understanding of the nature of physics research, of the ways it is carried out, and of how physics research is applicable to many fields other than physics, e.g. engineering; ability to design experimental and/or […]

Business Administration (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to analyse and structure a problem of an enterprise and design a solution (i.e. entering a new market). 2. Audit an organisation and design consultancy plans (i.e. tax law, investment, case studies, project work). 3. Define criteria according to which an enterprise is defined and link the results with […]

Chemistry (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply chemistry knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems of an unfamiliar nature. 2. Ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems. 3. Ability to conduct risk assessments concerning the use of chemical substances and laboratory procedures. […]

Earth Sciences (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Show a broad knowledge and understanding of the essential features, processes, history and materials of System Earth. 2. Recognize the applications and responsibilities of Earth Science and its role in society. 3. Show adequate knowledge of other disciplines relevant to Earth Science. 4. Demonstrate the ability to perform independent, original […]

Education (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to critically analyze educational theories and issues of policy in a systematic way. 2. Ability to identify potential connections between aspects of educational theory and educational policies and contexts. 3. Ability to understand and apply educational theories and methodology as a basis for general and specific teaching activities. 4. […]

Civil Engineering (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics and other basic subjects. Commentary: Knowledge of Mathematics, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry, Geology, Ecology forms the basis for the good understanding of the engineering sciences and provides intellectual tools of graduates of civil engineering programme. 2. .An ability to use knowledge of mechanics, […]

European Studies (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to communicate in one’s own and foreign languages using the appropriate terminology in this subject area. 2. Ability to identify and utilise appropriately sources of information (bibliography, documents, websites, etc.) in all relevant areas. 3. Ability to organise complex research results in a coherent form. 4. Ability to work […]

History (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. A critical awareness of the relationship between current events and processes and the past. 2. Critical awareness of differences in historiographical outlooks in various periods and contexts. 3. Critical awareness of and respect for points of view deriving from other national or cultural backgrounds. 4. Critical awareness of the on-going […]

Mathematics (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Profound knowledge of “elementary” mathematics (such as may be covered in secondary education). 2. Ability to construct and develop logical mathematical arguments with clear identification of assumptions and conclusions. 3. Facility with abstraction including the logical development of formal theories and the relationships between them. 4. Ability to model mathematically […]

Nursing (Tuning Georgia)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Demonstrates the ability to practise within the context of professional, ethical, regulatory and legal codes, recognising and responding to moral/ethical dilemmas and issues in day to day practice. 2. Demonstrates the ability to practise in a holistic, tolerant, non judgmental, caring and sensitive manner, ensuring that the rights, beliefs and […]

Tourism (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to identify and assess the tourist and recreational potential of facilities and territories. 2. Ability to carry out marketing research in tourism. 3. Ability to use knowledge in organization of tourist and recreational field. 4. Ability to produce quality tourist documentation. 5. Ability to cooperate with partner organizations. 6. […]

Social Work (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply modern technologies of social protection, medical and social support of vulnerable groups. 2. Ability to provide welfare, socio-psychological, socio-economic and socio-legal services to individuals and social groups. 3. Ability for performing mediation, socio-preventive and counselling activities aimed at addressing socialization, habilitation and rehabilitation difficulties. 4. Ability to […]

Law (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to express oneself in a fluent technical language using precise, clear legal terms. 2. Ability to develop normative acts. 3. Ability to competently apply normative acts in concrete fields of legal activities and autonomously produce legal acts. 4. Ability to define facts and circumstances in accordance with the law. […]

Interpreting and Translation (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Language competence – Language B competence at C1-C2 level. 2. Communication competence – Socio-cultural, cross-cultural and communication competence combined with the practical use of translator’s behaviour code, and the knowledge of translator’s licenses and duties. 3. Bi-directional Translation Competence – Skill in translating and localizing different text types (informative, expressive, […]

Foreign Languages – Teacher Training (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Mastery of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation of the first foreign language at C 1 (BA) and C 2 (MA) level. 2. Mastery of grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation of the second foreign language at C 1 level. 3. Ability to use the knowledge of the history, geography, contemporary social and cultural […]

ICT (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. To analyze subject area; identify, classify and describe problems; find methods and approaches for solving them; formulate requirements. 2. Design of ICT systems, including modelling (formal description) of their structure and processes. 3. To develop and implement ICT systems. 4. Deploy, install, integrate, put into service and maintain ICT systems […]

Environmental Engineering (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to understand mechanism of anthropogenic influence on biosphere – be able to understand the biosphere processes and influence of human being and technical and engineering systems on them. 2. Ability to formulate and defend one’s position in ecological discussion – be able to understand the various points of view, […]

Education (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to diagnose and evaluate the level of development, achievement and educational needs of the individual. 2. Ability to keep on learning trough constantly reflecting on the results of one’s own work. 3. Ability to appreciate the social significance of the profession and to observe ethical professional principles. 4. Ability […]

Management (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to use suitable instruments for business environment analysis (i.e. industry analysis, market analysis, PESTL). 2. Capacity to define criteria according to which an enterprise is defined and to link the results with the analysis of the environment to identify perspectives (i.e. SWOT, internal and external value chain). 3. Capacity […]

Economics (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1st-cycle Economics degrees: 1. The capacity to demonstrate consistent and coherent understanding of the principles of marco- and microeconomics. 2. The capacity for abstract thinking applied to complex economic systems. 3. The ability to explain the basics working principles of an economic system and how economics agents make decisions. 4. The […]

Ecology (Tuning Russia III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Show a broad knowledge and understanding of the essential facts, concepts, processes, principles and theories of ecology. 2. Recognize the applications and responsibilities of ecology and its role in society. 3. Show adequate knowledge of other disciplines relevant to ecology. 4. Independently analyze environmental materials in the field and laboratory, […]

History (Tuning Russia II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences First cycle (Bachelor’s degree) 1. Understanding of the place of history in society and in the system of humanistic knowledge. 2. Knowledge of chronological structure as well as the events of world and local history. 3. Knowledge of the general diachronic framework of the past. 4. Knowledge of world and local […]

Mathematics (Tuning Russia I)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Profound knowledge of “elementary” mathematics (such as may be covered in secondary education). 2. Ability to construct and develop logical mathematical arguments with clear identification of assumptions and conclusions. 3. Capacity for quantitative thinking. 4. Ability to extract qualitative information from quantitative data. 5. Ability to formulate problems mathematically and […]

European Studies (Tuning Russia I)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to comment on or annotate documents appropriately in relation to critical issues in European Studies. 2. Ability to communicate orally in foreign languages using the appropriate terminology in this subject area. 3. Ability to communicate orally in one’s own language using the appropriate terminology. 4. Ability to define suitable […]

Medicine (Tuning Africa: Implementation)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Carry out a consultation with a patient: 1.1.take a patient’s history; 1. 2.carry out a full physical, clinical and symptomatic examination of adults (male and female) and children. 2. Assess clinical presentations, order investigations, make differential diagnoses, and negotiate a management. 3. Provide immediate care of medical emergencies, including First […]

Mechanical Engineering (Tuning Africa: Implementation)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply knowledge of the basic and applied sciences of mechanical engineering. 2. Ability to identify, evaluate and implement the most appropriate technologies for the context in hand. 3. Capacity to create, innovate and contribute to technological development. 4. Capacity to conceive, analyse, design and manufacture mechanical products and […]

Teacher Education (Tuning Africa: Implementation)

List of Subject-Specific Competences Competences related to Knowledge &Understanding of 1. The subject(s) to be taught; 2. The underlying principles of the foundations of education; 3. Pedagogical knowledge of specific subject areas; 4. The local and international social, political, economic, cultural and environmental contexts of education; 5. National and institutional policies relating to education; 6. […]

Civil Engineering (Tuning Africa: Implementation)

List of Subject-Specific Competences Conceptualising the construction project (Describing the scope of the project) 1. Ability to identify the need for construction of any type and structure (new, old). 2. Ability to identify different options (e.g. the need to demolish, reconstruct, maintain, rehabilitate, renovate and to plan those activities). 3. Skills in cost, quality and […]

Agricultural Sciences (Tuning Africa: Implementation)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Have the Knowledge and understanding of Agricultural production, and basic sciences. 2. Should be able to identify problems and apply knowledge to solving day to day agricultural challenges. 3. Ability to evaluate and manage agricultural projects, as well as carry out financial appraisals. 4. Should possess entrepreneurial and creative skills. […]

Psychology (Tuning Latin America III)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Understand the link between scientific knowledge and everyday knowledge. 2. Know and understand the epistemological foundations of science. 3. Carry out scientific research in the field of psychology. 4. Reflect critically on the problems of the discipline of psychology. 5. Integrate and make use of knowledge of other disciplines. 6. […]

Physics (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to pose, analyse and solve physical problems, both theoretical and experimental, through the use of numerical, analytical or experimental methods. 2. Capacity to utilise or develop computation systems or programmes for information processing, numerical calculus, simulation of physical processes, or control of experiments. 3. Capacity to identify the essential […]

Nursing (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to apply knowledge in the holistic care of patients, families and the community, taking into account the different phases in the life cycle in processes of illness and health. 2. Skill in applying the nursing methodology and theories that underlie and organize intervention, guaranteeing the care relation. 3. Capacity […]

Medicine (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to create a medical record. 2. Capacity to perform a complete anamnesis in any situation, with emphasis on the psychosocial and environmental aspects affecting people’s health. 3. Capacity to perform a complete physical examination including an assessment of the patient’s mental state. 4. Capacity to perform a syndromatic diagnosis […]

Law (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Knowledge of, and ability to interpret and apply the general principles of Law and the legal system. 2. Knowledge of, and ability to interpret and apply the legislation and principles of the national and international legal system in specific cases. 3. Commitment to justice and fairness in all situations in […]

Geology (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply classification and sorting systems for geological matter. 2. Ability to advise on the use of natural resources in the drawing up of development policies, legislation, plans and programmes. 3. Capacity to interact in interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary areas. 4. Capacity for observing and understanding the environment. 5. Capacity […]

Civil Engineering (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply knowledge of the basic sciences and sciences of civil engineering. 2. Ability to identify, evaluate and implement the most appropriate technologies for the context in hand. 3. Capacity to create, innovate and undertake to contribute to technological development. 4. Capacity to conceive, analyse, calculate and design civil […]

Chemistry (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to understand and apply knowledge of Chemistry in solving qualitative and quantitative problems. 2. Good understanding of the fundamental theories, principles and concepts of Chemistry. 3. Capacity to interpret and evaluate data drawn from observation and measurement, relating such data to theory. 4. Capacity to recognise and analyse problems, […]

Architecture (Tuning Latin America II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Awareness of the cultural function of Architecture. 2. Awareness of the social function of Architecture and of how the architect can contribute ideas to society to improve habitats. 3. Awareness of responsibility concerning the environment and concerning architectural and urban heritage values. 4. Skill in designing buildings and/or urban development […]

Physics (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to learn Be able to enter new fields through independent study. 2. Absolute standards awareness Have become familiar with “the work of genius”, i.e. with the variety and delight of physical discoveries and theories, thus developing an awareness of the highest standards. 3. Applied jobs (lower level positions, e.g. […]

Nursing (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Demonstrates the ability to practise within the context of professional, ethical, regulatory and legal codes, recognising and responding to moral/ethical dilemmas and issues in day to day practice. 2. Demonstrates the ability to practise in a holistic, tolerant, non judgmental, caring and sensitive manner, ensuring that the rights, beliefs and […]

Mathematics (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Profound knowledge of “elementary” mathematics (such as may be covered in secondary education). 2. Ability to construct and develop logical mathematical arguments with clear identification of assumptions and conclusions. 3. Facility with abstraction including the logical development of formal theories and the relationships between them. 4. Ability to model mathematically […]

Education (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to communicate in one’s own and foreign languages using the appropriate terminology in this subject area. 2. Ability to identify and utilise appropriately sources of information (bibliography, documents, websites, etc.) in all relevant areas. 3. Ability to organise complex research results in a coherent form. 4. Ability to work […]

History (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. A critical awareness of the relationship between current events and processes and the past. 2. Critical awareness of differences in historiographical outlooks in various periods and contexts. 3. Critical awareness of and respect for points of view deriving from other national or cultural backgrounds. 4. Critical awareness of the on-going […]

Earth Sciences (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Show a broad knowledge and understanding of the essential features, processes, history and materials of System Earth. 2. Recognize the applications and responsibilities of Earth Science and its role in society. 3. Show adequate knowledge of other disciplines relevant to Earth Science. 4. Demonstrate the ability to perform independent, original […]

Chemistry (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply chemistry knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems of an unfamiliar nature. 2. Ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems. 3. Ability to conduct risk assessments concerning the use of chemical substances and laboratory procedures. […]

Business (Tuning EUIV)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to analyse and structure a problem of an enterprise and design a solution (i.e. entering a new market). 2. Audit an organisation and design consultancy plans (i.e. tax law, investment, case studies, project work). 3. Define criteria according to which an enterprise is defined and link the results with […]

Nursing (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences A. Competences associated with the professional values and the role of the nurse 1. Ability to practise within the context of professional, ethical, regulatory and legal codes, recognising and responding to moral/ethical dilemmas and issues in day to day practice. 2. Ability to practise in a holistic, tolerant, non judgemental, caring […]

European Studies (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to comment on or annotate documents appropriately in relation to critical issues in European Studies. 2. Ability to communicate orally in foreign languages using the appropriate terminology in this subject area. 3. Ability to communicate orally in one’s own language using the appropriate terminology. 4. Ability to define suitable […]

Physics (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Acquire additional qualifications for career, through optional units other than physics (interdisciplinary attitude/abilities). 2. Acquire an understanding of the nature of physics research, of the ways it is carried out, and of how physics research is applicable to many fields other than physics, e.g. engineering; ability to design experimental and/or […]

Mathematics (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Profound knowledge of «elementary» mathematics (such as may be covered in secondary education). 2. Ability to construct and develop logical mathematical arguments with clear identification of assumptions and conclusions. 3. Facility with abstraction including the logical development of formal theories and the relationships between them. 4. Ability to model mathematically […]

History (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. A critical awareness of the relationship between current events and processes and the past. 2. Ability to comment, annotate or edit texts and documents correctly according to the critical canons of the discipline. 3. Ability to communicate orally in foreign languages using the terminology and techniques accepted in the historiographical […]

Geology (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Analysing, synthesising and summarising information critically, including prior research. 2. Applying knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems. 3. Appreciating issues of sample selection, accuracy, precision and uncertainty during collection, recording and analysis of data in the field and laboratory. 4. Collecting and integrating several lines of evidence […]

Education (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences A. Subject-specific competences in educational sciences 1. Ability to analyse educational concepts, theories and issues of policy in a systematic way. 2. Ability to identify potential connections between aspects of subject knowledge and their application in educational policies and contexts. 3. Ability to reflect on one’s own value system. 4. Ability […]

Chemistry (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to apply chemistry knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems of an unfamiliar nature. 2. Ability to apply such knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems of a familiar nature. 3. Ability to conduct risk assessments concerning the use of chemical […]

Business (Tuning EUI-II)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Ability to analyse and structure a problem of an enterprise and design a solution (i.e. entering a new market). 2. Audit an organisation and design consultancy plans (i.e. tax law, investment, case studies, project work). 3. Define criteria according to which an enterprise is defined and link the results with […]

Tuning-AHELO project (2009)

Project title: Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes Coordinating institution: Tuning Association Dates: Tuning-AHELO – 2009, subsequent AHELO project itself – January 2010 – December 2012 Subject areas included in the project: Engineering & Economics Project objectives: AHELO’s objective was to develop a test of university students comparable internationally. The focused on: a) Generic skills common to all students […]

Tuning Kyrgyzstan

Project title: Creating National Information Centers about the Bologna Process in the Kyrgyz Republic Coordinating institution: University of Pisa . For more information, check the project website: http://www.bolognakg.net/

Tuning USA (2011-2012)

Project title: Cooperation in Higher education between the United States and the European Union to produce a robust methodology to evaluate the application of the Tuning approach Coordinating Institution: University of Groningen Dates: 2 March 2011 – 1 July 2012 Participant countries: USA Areas focused on by the Tuning experts: History, Physics Project objectives: (1) To design a […]

TuCAHEA (2012-2016)

Project Title: Towards a Central Asian Higher Education Area: Tuning Structures and Building Quality Culture Coordinating institution: Univeristy of Pisa (coordinator); University of Groningen (grant-holder) Dates: 15 October 2012 – 14 Februaray 2016 Participant countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; as well as Belgium, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Italy & Netherlands Subject areas included in the project: Business, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental […]

Tuning Georgia (2007-2009)

Project Title: Application of the Tuning Approaches in Georgian Higher Education System Coordinating institution: University of Groningen Dates: 1 September 2007 – 31 August 2009 Participant countries: Georgia, as well as Netherlands & Spain Subject areas included in the project: Business, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Earth Sciences, Education Sciences, European Studies, History, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics Project objectives: To elaborate new curricula […]

Tuning Russia III (2010-2013)

Project Title: Tuning Russia Coordinating institution: University of Deusto Dates: 15 October 2010 – 14 October 2013 Participant countries: Russia, as well as Ireland, Italy, Netherlands & Spain Subject areas included in the project: Ecology, Economics, Education, Environmental Engineering, Foreign Languages, Information and Communication Technologies, Interpreting and Translation, Law, Management, Social Work, Tourism Project objectives: To […]

Tuning Russia II (2007-2008)

Project Title: Russian Tuning ECTS based-model for Implementation of the Bologna Process in Human Sciences Coordinating institution: Milan University (grant holder) & Moscow State University (coordinator) Dates: 15 June 2007 – 14 June 2008 Participant countries: Russia, as well as Italy & Germany. Subject areas included in the project: History & Culture Studies Project objectives: Developing study programmes in subject […]

Tuning Russia I (2006-2007)

Project Title: Tuning Educational programmes in Russian Higher Education Institutions Coordinating institution: University of Groningen Dates: 15 May 2006 – 14 August 2007 Participant countries: Russia, as well as Ireland, UK, Spain and Netherlands. Subject areas included in the project: Mathematics & European Studies Project objectives: To assist in the implementation of the Bologna Objectives in Russian Higher Education Institutes through the […]

Tuning Latin America III (2011-2014)

Project Title: Tuning America Latina: Innovación Educativa y Social (Tuning Latin America: Educational and Social Innovation) Coordinating institution: University of Deusto Dates: 3 January 2011 – April 2014 Participant countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela; as well as Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, […]

Tuning Latin America II (2006-2008)

Project Title: Tuning America Latina: Carreras basadas en Competencias (Competence-Based Degrees) Coordinating institution: University of Deusto Dates: 1 January 2006 – 30 June 2008 Participant countries: Argentine, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Hoduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Dominican Republic; as well as France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, UK, Netherlands […]

Tuning Africa: Implementation (2011-2013)

Project title: Tuning Africa – EU Strategies Tuning Seminars Coordinating institution: University of Deusto Dates: 25 September 2011 – 31 March 2013 Participant countries: Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, […]

Available Databases

This page displays descriptions of the databases stored by the International Tuning Academy. These databases contain the data collected through Consultations carried out by various Tuning projects. These data can be made available to scholars for academic purposes only and under the following conditions. Only descriptions of the databases can be accessed on the website. The Tuning […]

Tuning Impact Research

The Tuning Impact Research project was started by Deusto International Tuning Academy in order to identify cases of successful implementation of the Tuning methodology all over the world and evaluate the impact of Tuning-promoted changes. . First Tuning Impact Questionnaire The first Tuning Impact Questionnaire was administered online in 5 languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese […]

Mathematics (Tuning Latin America I)

1. Understanding of the basic concepts of higher mathematics. 2. Ability to create and develop logical arguments with a clear identification of hypothesis and conclusions. 3. Ability to correctly express oneself in mathematical language. 4. Capacity for abstraction, including logical development of mathematical theories, and relationships between them. 5. Ability to formulate problems in mathematical […]

History (Tuning Latin America I)

1. Understanding the social role of the historian. 2. Understanding of the fact that historical debate and research is permanently developing. 3. Ability to use specific techniques needed for the study of documents from particular periods, such as palaeography and epigraphy. 4. Knowledge of national history. 5. Ability to design, organise, and develop historical research […]

Education (Tuning Latin America I)

1. Understanding of the theory and methodology of the curriculum, for orientation of educational action (design, carrying out, and evaluation). 2. Understanding of knowledge of the disciplines of the area of specialist knowledge. 3. Designing and operationalising teaching and learning strategies in appropriate contexts. 4. Projecting and developing education which is interdisciplinary in nature. 5. […]

Business Administration (Tuning Latin America I)

1. Developing strategic, tactical, and operational planning skills. 2. Identifying and administrating business risks in organisations. 3. Identifying and optimising business processes within organisations. 4. Administrating an integral logistics system. 5. Developing, implementing, and managing business control systems. 6. Identifying functional inter-relations within organisations. 7. Evaluating the legal framework applied to business management. 8. Producing, […]

Tuning Latin America I (2004-2007)

Project Title: Tuning – America Latina Coordinating institution: University of Deusto Dates: 1 October 2004 – 30 March 2007 Participant countries: Argentine, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Venezuela; as well as France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, UK, Netherlands & Spain Subject areas included in the project: Business Administration, Education, History, Mathematics Project objectives: 1) Contributing […]

Tuning Africa. Feasibility Study (2010-2011)

Project title: Feasibility Study on the Relevance of a Tuning Approach in higher education for Africa Coordinating institution: University of Deusto Dates: 1 March 2010 – 28 February 2011 Participant countries: Burundi, Malawi, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Kenya, Algeria, South Africa, Senegal, Ghana Project objectives: To find out • to what extent a Tuning project might be […]

Tuning Lithuania (2009-2012)

Project title: Development of the Concept of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) at the National Level: Harmonization of the Credit and Implementation of the Learning Outcomes Based Study Programme Design Coordinating institutions: Vilnius University and Tuning Association Dates: 11 September 2009 – 4 June 2012 Participant countries: Lithuania Subject areas included in […]

Public Health (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Assess an impact of a physical and social environment, threats, risk factors subject to public health and health of its separate groups and suggest their methods of control. 2. Identify, distinguish and analyse public and individual health needs, problems and deciding factors and implement public health safety measures. 3. Assess […]

Social Work (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to establish and maintain a mutual trust-based relation with the client (the client‘s system). 2. Capacity to communicate with the client (the client‘s system) at his level of understanding. 3. Capacity to understand the particular needs of a specific client group and provide the assistance taking them into account. […]

Music (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Capacity to master artistic and technical skills. 2. Knowledge of the conventions of musical interpretation in different styles, genres and forms. 3. Ability to perform professionally music of different styles, genres and forms. 4. Capacity to perform the repertoire publicly in various cultural and social contexts and ability to develop public […]

Medicine (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. To perform general, special physical and mental examination of the patient according to the requirements set forth in the medical standard of the general practitioner. 2. To choose, prescribe and perform medical (diagnostic) tests and to diagnose health problems and diseases provided in the medical standard of the general practitioner. […]

Informatics (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Knowledge of data structures and algorithms. 2. Knowledge of characteristics of algorithms and understanding of algorithmisation. 3. Knowledge of software testing and debugging. 4. Knowledge of principles and methods of object-oriented design of software and object-oriented programming tools. 5. Understanding of information search, processing of files, text and digital information […]

Art & Design (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Mastering of materials, tools and techniques of specific art trends. 2. Critical understanding of the modern and historical art practice, theory and a broader cultural and social context of the art and design fields. 3. Applying theoretical knowledge and a proper methodology to artistic practice. 4. Mastering styles, genres and […]

Chemistry (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences Cognitive abilities and competences: • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to the chemistry subject areas concerned; • Ability to apply knowledge and understanding to the solution of qualitative and quantitative problems; • Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of a specific […]

English Philology (Tuning Lithuania)

List of Subject-Specific Competences 1. Oral and speaking skills: ability to communicate effectively in a wide variety of cultural and professional contexts using appropriate terminology, grammar and register. 2. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in a national language. 3. Writing skills: ability to create texts of various types in English. 4. Ability […]

Tuning Europe (I-IV) (2000-2009)

Project title: 1) Tuning Educational Structures in Europe (a pilot project) [Tuning EUI] 2) Tuning Educational Structures in Europe – Phase II [Tuning EUII] 3) Tuning Educational Structures in Europe – Phase III: Validation, dissemination and further development [Tuning EUIII] 4) Tuning IV: Curricular Reform Taking Shape.  Learning Outcomes and Competences in Higher Education [Tuning EUIV] Coordinating institution: University of Groningen Dates: Tuning EUI: […]

Tuning Journal

Find out about the latest papers on student-centred learning and outcome-oriented education published in the Tuning Journal for Higher Education, learn what the next issue will focus on and check what you need to do to submit your paper for the pre-publication review. Tuning Journal for Higher Education (TJHE) is a biannual peer-reviewed journal that publishes […]