Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education (TEFCE)

University of Rijeka is a partner in Erasmus+ Key Action 3 Forward Looking Cooperation Project “Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education” (TEFCE).

The specific objective of the TEFCE project is to develop innovative and feasible policy tools at the university and European level for supporting, monitoring and assessing the community engagement of universities.

The project has two sub-objectives:

1. To develop and pilot an innovative toolbox (including specific measures for guidance, assessment and peer-learning) on the community engagement of universities.

2. To assess the feasibility of launching innovative tools for policymakers and stakeholders to monitor, measure and incentivise community engagement of universities at the European level.

Project partners:

  Technische Universitat Dresden Germany
  Institute for the Development of Education (IDE) Croatia
  University of Twente Netherlands
  Dublin Institute of Technology Ireland
  University of Rijeka Croatia
  Ghent University Belgium
  City of Dresden Germany
  Knowlegde Point Twente, Region of Twente Netherlands
  City of Dublin Germany
  City of Rijeka Croatia
  Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP) Spain
  PPMI Group, UAB Lithuania
  The European Consortium of Innovative Universities Netherlands

Project duration: 1 January 2018 – 31 December 2020

Project funding: European Commission, Erasmus+ Programme, Key Action 3, Forward Looking Cooperation Projects (grant agreement: 590200-EPP-1-2017-1-DE-EPPKA3-PI-FORWARD)