The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Commitment to European HE agenda
Erasmus, the EU's flagship education and training programme, enables:
- students to study and work abroad. The University exchanges some 450 students per year with partners across Europe
- staff mobility for teaching, training and preparatory visits
- co-operation actions between higher education institutions across Europe.International Development can help staff with applications covering a range of funding opportunities including Intensive programmes and curriculum development
European Quality Label
The University has been awarded the E-Quality Label for outstanding quality in its Erasmus activities.
Activities in Europe and with European partners play a key role in the University’s internationalisation strategy which encompasses:
- collaborative activity to enhance the student experience, staff development, research, enterprise and knowledge transfer.
- language learning within the staff development programme
- linkages with local and regional authorities on international/European interests
- use of University premises in Brussels, Paris and Athens to enhance the student/staff experience
European Diploma Supplement
The Diploma Supplement is a document issued free of charge to all students of University on graduation. It aims to enhance transparency across education systems and to describe the qualification in a standard format that is easy to understand and to compare.
The University of Kent was the first UK Higher Education Institution to issue the European Diploma Supplement and was awarded the Diploma Supplement Label in 2009.
Kent is a member of the Santander Group, a European Universities Network comprising almost 40 members from 16 European countries. It was founded in May 1992 in Spain with the aim of establishing special academic, cultural and socio-economic ties and exchanging best practice, to enhance the development of European education and research policies.