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Academic programmes catalogue at the University of the Basque Country

Higher Education in Europe

The European Higher Education configuration, adopted by over 45 countries, is known as the Bologna System; among its main features lie:

  • Bachelor´s Degree + Master + PhD studies structure
  • In Spain, every Bachelor´s Degree consists of 240 ECTS credits, i.e. 4 years of study; 60 to 90 ECTS form master programmes, i.e. 12 to 18 months. 
  • Access to PhD studies gained upon completion of a master course

The European Credit Transfer System allows syllabi to be easily recognized. The University of the Basque Country applies the IKD (Cooperative and Dynamic learning) method. This student-centered didactics is based on active learning methodologies and enhances both personal and academic skills within trainees.

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