The university facing the process of european convergence: a challenge of quality for the EU

Miguel A. Santos Rego.


The article serves as a general framework for understanding the contents of this monographic. In this sense, we attempt to make clear some coordinates of the central idea, which is the European Space of Higher Education.

Also, we recall the main prospects of the dynamics of change imposed in light od the new paradigm in higher education, along the reasons for the emphasis on the competencies that affect the learning process. Finally, we present, briefly, the rest of the studies included in this special issue. Miguel A. Santos Rego. Key words: University, educational project, european convergence, educational quality, european credit

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