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Measuring and Comparing Achievements of Learning Outcomes in Higher Education in Europe (CALOHEE)


The EU funded project CALOHEE will help to find the answers to these questions by developing the infrastructure that will eventually make it possible to test bachelor and master students’ performance Europe-wide across a range of fields in a way that satisfies the needs of the various stakeholders in the European higher education community.

The project covers five subject areas, representing five significant academic domains: Engineering (Civil Engineering), Health Care (Nursing), Humanities (History), Natural Sciences (Physics) and Social Sciences (Education). The methodology to be developed should also be applicable for other fields of study.

The frameworks to be developed in these fields will use the same methodology, but they will be tailored to the characteristics of each domain or subject area, taking into account the diversity of missions, orientations and profiles of universities in Europe and their various degree programmes.

The project started in January 2016 and first results are expected in spring 2017 and it is co-financed by the European Commission in the framework of ERASMUS+.


The Consortium holds different types of members, full partners, advisory members and Inner and Outer Circle members of the five subject area groups. Besides these partners and members, organisations are involved having the status of observer.



University of Groningen (International Tuning Academy) – coordinator

University of Deusto, Bilbao (International Tuning Academy) – co-coordinator

Subject- Area Coordinators:

University of Padua (Physics)

University of Granada (Physics)

Haskoli Islands (History)

Universita di Pisa (History)

University of Southampton (Nursing)

Tampereen Yliopisto (Nursing)

Universidade do Porto (Civil Engineering)

University of Genoa (Civil Engineering)

Educacion para un Mundo Interdependiente, Brussels (Education)

University Networks:

Asociacion Grupo Santander

Coimbra Group

Grupo Compostela de Universidades

Reseau des Universites des Capitales de l’Europe (UNICA)

Utrecht Network

European associations:

The National Unions of Students in Europe (ESU)

European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE)

European Consortium for Accreditation in Higher Education (ECA)

European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE)



European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), Academic Cooperation Association (ACA)

European Association of International Education (EAIE)

European University Association (EUA)

Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB), Bonn



Educational Testing Services, Princeton (USA)

Duration: 24 Months (Jan 2016-May 2018 – prolonged)


For more information, please visit the official website:

This project is co-financed by the European Commission in the framework of ERASMUS+. 


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