Instituto Superior Técnico

Área de Estudos, Planeamento e Qualidade

International projects

Over the years, the AEP has participated in several projects funded by  and projects that have already started.

Project Name Financing Partners Start/End Objectives
ATTRACT – Enhance the Attractiveness of Studies in Science and Technology

EU: 505330-LLP-1-2009-1-SE-KA1-KA1SCR 7 Cluster Universities + 2 Swedish Universities Dec2009-May 2012 To discuss recruitment of students to engineering education and how the retention of students can be improved. ATTRACT will conduct development work within four different areas: The attractiveness of being an engineer, Formal hinders, Attracting students to studies in science and technology /engineering education, and Student retention
Follow – Promotion and Follow-up of Graduate Employability in European HEIs EU: 518710-LLP-1-2011-1-PT-ERASMUS-EAM 4 Cluster Universities Oct 2011-Sep 2012 To improve the quality and to increase the volume of co-operation between HEIs and enterprises. The project relies on the exchange of information and experience between the partners. Cooperation is the key word both in the execution of the project and on the outcomes, which are expected to be a synergy between the best practices of each partner that can be capitalized to enhance the HEI graduate employability on a European level.
Aseguramiento de la Calidad: Políticas Públicas y Gestión Universitaria

UE: ALFA DCI-ALA/2008/42 CINDA Universities (from Latin America and 6 from EUrope) 2008-2011 Evaluar el impacto de los mecanismos de aseguramiento de la calidad (AC) en la perspectiva de políticas públicas, y desarrollar capacidades para una mejor gestión de la calidad de la educación superior (ES): conocer la eficacia y pertinencia relativas de los distintos mecanismos utilizados para asegurar y mejorar la calidad de la ES en América Latina, contribuir al diseño de políticas públicas tendientes a mejorar la gestión de calidad de la ES, desarrollar capacidades entre los distintos actores vinculados com el AC.
Informe sobre la Educación Superior en Iberoamérica 2011

CINDA y Fundación UNIVERSIA CINDA Universities Mar 2011-Sep 2011 Reunir importante información acerca de los sistemas de educación superior en dieciocho países de la región ibero-americana (actualización periódica en 2011).
QUESTESI – Quality System of S&T Universities for sustainable Industry

UE: Lifelong Learning Programme EFMD, ENQHEEI, EFEED, EUROCADRES, IST/Cluster, TUW, Polito, KIT, UPC, TU/e, ČVUT, ULB, WTU, CEFI, MINES Paris Tech, GE-TH, CNL Oct 2010-Jan 2013 Improve the education of leaders in S&T HEI, and in doing so, enhance the quality of graduates entering industry and entrepreneurship.Launch a revolution in higher education methodology, content and organization to better respond to the needs for progressive and sustainable industry in the EU (2009 Review EU Sustainable Development Strategy).
SUMUP – Strategic University Management: Unfolding Practices EU: 517868-LLP-1-2011-1-ES-ERASMUS-EMGR 5 Cluster Unversities(UPC, KUL, KTH, IST, Aalto) 2012-2013 Fosters higher education institutions to share their university strategic management systems in order to combine and co-generate
improvement approaches and tools for a common-understanding and transparent European framework for strategic university management.

See also the projects developed by NEP.