Study visit at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Universitat Politècnica de València), September 18th-22st, 2018

The partners of the PESHES project visited the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Universitat Politècnica de València – UPV), from September 18 to 22, 2018. This visit was organized in coordination of the UPV and the University of Belgrade as the project leading institution.

Main topics of the study visit were the data acquisition and multidimensional ranking of study programs and institutions, the key performance indicators (KPI) in higher education, performance based evaluation (data and funding), data and judgment in Spanish quality assurance and performance based funding in Spain. Serbian representatives presented the higher education in Serbia in numbers, as well as the developed model for profiling of study programs and HE institutions in Serbia. This opportunity was also used to introduce the new PESHES website, which was presented by representatives of the Center for the Promotion of Science. The online PESHES site serves as a source of relevant information about meetings, events, plans and goals of the project.

The participants also had the opportunity to visit the UPV campus and have an insight into variety of opportunities for students, teachers and researchers at the UPV.