TUNING Guidelines and Reference Points for the Design and Delivery of Degree Programmes in Civil Engineering
TUNING reflects the idea that universities do not look for uniformity in their degree programmes orany sort of unified, prescriptive or definitive European curricula, but rather for points of reference,convergence and common understanding. The protection of the rich diversity of Europeaneducation has been paramount in TUNING from the very start and it in no way seeks to restrict theindependence of academic and subject specific specialists, or undermine local and national academicauthority
The global trend of quality assurance has found its way into universities andtheir lifelong learning. Quality projects are carried out at the institutional,national, European and global level. Quality systems are launched inuniversities and they will be audited or accredited by national or internationalbodies.However, the issue of indicators and benchmarks in university lifelonglearning has not been exhaustively examined. There seems to be a clearneed for development both in terms of public a...