Higher Education Systems in Europe

General Information

    The Portal on Learning Opportunities throughout the European Space, will help you find out about education and training available throughout Europe.
  • ERIC / NARIC Centres
    The NARIC Knowledgebase is the database our information specialists have used for over 20 years to provide information and referral to our patrons.
  • EU
    Gateway to the European Union

European Programmes of mobility of students and teachers

  • ECTS - European Credit Transfer System
    The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme, objectives preferably specified in terms of learning outcomes and competences to be acquired.
  • Diploma Supplements
    The Diploma Supplement is a document attached to a higher education diploma aiming at improving international ‘transparency’ and at facilitating the academic and professional recognition of qualifications (diplomas, degrees, certificates etc.).

Recognition of diplomas

  • Lisbon Convention
    The Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region was developed by the Council of Europe and UNESCO and adopted by national representatives meeting in Lisbon on 8 - 11 April 1997.

General view of Physiotherapy Education in Europe

Education (ENPHE)

Demography data

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Physiotherapy Benchmark Statement

Policy Statements on Physiotherapy Education

WCPT declarations of principle

Position statements related to education

European Region of WCPT - Policy statement

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance of Physiotherapy Education

Quality Assurance Agencies in Europe

  • ENQA - European Network for Quality Assurance
    European Network to disseminate information, experiences, good practices and new developments in the field of quality assessment and quality assurance in higher education between interested parties: public authorities, higher education institutions and quality assurance agencies.

Bologna Process

Bologna Declaration

Specialisation in Physiotherapy

Specialisation in Physiotherapy

Continuous Professional Development

European Region of WCPT

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Physiotherapy Journals

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Research Agencies

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Relevant data basis

  • PEDro
    PEDro is the Physiotherapy Evidence Database.
  • Cochrane
    The Cochrane Collaboration is an international not-for-profit organisation, providing up-to-date information about the effects of health care.

Education Working Group of the European Region of WCPT

European Congress on Physiotherapy Education