Instituto Superior Técnico

Área de Estudos, Planeamento e Qualidade

Concluded Projects

REDEEM – Reforming Dual Degree Programmes for Employability and Enhanced Academic Cooperation

The main goal of the REDEEM progamme is to define good practice in dual degree courses in order to improve international cooperation and the employability of its graduates. REDEEM project is funded under Erasmus +Strategic Partnership program (EU (561359-EPP-1-2015-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP)), in partnership with KIT, TUD, UPC, UCL, POLITO, KTH.

Duration: Oct 2016 – Oct 2018

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PEOPLE – Promoting Educational Organisation through people

To reinforce top and middle managers of higher education institutions competencies by developing a human resource (HR) management and staff development strategy focusing the challenges the economic transition process of the partner countries and globalization are impacting higher education institutions. PEOPLE is a TEMPUS project (UE: 543657-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-KZ-TEMPUS-JPGR) with nine partner universities (3 CLUSTER institutions, four of Kazakhstan, three Armenian and two Georgian): KazEU, UPC, IST, KTH, kazATC, PSU, KSMU, ASUE, AUA, KU, ISU.

Duration: Dec 2013 – Nov 2016

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SUMUP – Strategic University Management: Unfolding Practices

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. SUMUP is funded under the ERASMUS Life Long Learning program (UE: 517868-LLP-1-2011-1-ES-ERASMUS-EMGR) in partnership with five CLUSTER Universities: UPC, KUL, KTH, IST, Aalto.

Duration: Oct 2011 – Sep 2013

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QUESTESI – Quality System of S&T Universities for sustainable Industry

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). QUESTSI is funded under the ERASMUS Life Long Learning program, in partnership with EFMD, ENQHEEI, EFEED, EUROCADRES, IST/Cluster, TUW, Polito, KIT, UPC, TU/e, ČVUT, ULB, WTU, CEFI, MINES Paris Tech, GE-TH, CNL.

Duration: Oct 2010 – Jan 2013

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FOLLOW – Promotion and Follow-up of Graduate Employability in European HEIs

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. FOLLOW is funded under the ERASMUS Life Long Learning program (UE: 518710-LLP-1-2011-1-PT-ERASMUS-EAM), in partnership with KUL, POLITO and UPC.

Duration: Jan 2012 – Dec 2012

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ATTRACT – Enhance the Attractiveness of Studies in Science and Technology

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. ATTRACT is funded under the ERASMUS Life Long Learning program (UE: 505330-LLP-1-2009-1-SE-KA1-KA1SCR), in partnership with seven CLUSTER Universities plus two Swedish universities.

Duration: Dec 2009 – May 2012

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Quality Assurance: Public Policies and University Management

Impact evaluation of the mechanisms of quality assessment regarding public policies, and development of skills to improve higher education quality management: learn about the effectiveness and relevance of the various mechanisms to ensure and improve the quality of higher education in Latin America; positive contribution to public policies’ design aimed at improving the higher education quality management; develop capacities among the different actors linked to the quality assessment. The project is funded by the ALFA programme (EU: Alpha DCI-ALA/2008/42) in association with CINDA member institutions and several others (6 higher education institutions from Europe, 19 from Latin America).

Duration: 2008-2010

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Review of Higher Education in Latin America 2011

Collect relevant information about the higher education systems in eighteen countries of the Ibero-American region (periodic update in 2011). Project funded by the CINDA and UNIVERSIA Foundation in partnership with the member institutions of CINDA.

Duration: Mar 2011- Sep 2011

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