European Commission logoWhat is it?
The European Union helps to develop tools which make it easier to understand the working of higher education systems in the EU countries and so to make it easier for people to move from one country to another to study.
Why is it needed?
Greater transparency makes it easier for students and researchers to choose where to study and work. For institutions, offering more accessible and comparable information helps them to better position themselves and improve their development strategies, quality and performances. More transparency also supports policy-makers in their strategic choices on the reform of higher education systems.
What has been done so far?
The European Union supports a series of practical tools to enhance transparency in higher education. These include:

More recently, the European Union is supporting the development of: