Higher Education-related Organizations

Portuguese Higher Education-related Organizations


uniRank publishes a list of Portuguese higher education-related organizations. These organizations are public or private entities that focus on issues related to higher education. They may be involved in advocacy, research, policy development, accreditation, quality assurance or other activities related to higher education. These organizations may represent universities, students, faculty, research institutions or other stakeholders in the higher education sector.
Portuguese higher education-related organizations can have an international, national, regional or local scope and coverage. uniRank's current higher education-related organizations classification includes 10 categories:

  1. Government Regulatory Organizations
  2. Accreditation or Quality Evaluation Organizations
  3. Qualifications Authorities
  4. University Associations or Alliances
  5. Professional or Industry Associations
  6. Advocacy Organizations
  7. Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations
  8. Student Unions or Organizations
  9. University Rankings Organizations
  10. Other Higher Education-related Organizations

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Government Regulatory Organizations

This uniRank category encompass all federal, national, state, or local government bodies and agencies that are responsible for recognizing, overseeing, regulating and/or funding higher education institutions. Examples of such government regulatory organizations include Ministries of Higher Education, Departments of Higher Education and other similar government bodies with the authority and responsibility to govern the higher education sector. These organizations play a vital role in ensuring the quality and standards of higher education institutions within their respective jurisdictions.

Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior, Portugal
Founded in 1995, the Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior (Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education) is a government ministry in Portugal that plays a crucial role in the country's higher education system. The ministry is responsible for developing and implementing… learn more

Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Organizations

This uniRank category includes public or private entities responsible for assessing and evaluating the quality, standards and performance of higher education institutions as a whole or their specific programs. Accreditation organizations typically have established criteria and guidelines that institutions must meet to be accredited. These criteria often cover areas such as faculty qualifications, curriculum, student services, infrastructure, governance and educational outcomes. The evaluation process usually involves self-assessment by the institution, peer reviews, site visits and documentation reviews. Accreditation is typically granted for a specific period and institutions must undergo periodic reviews to maintain the accredited status of the institution or its programs. Quality evaluation organizations, also known as quality assurance agencies or quality councils, are also responsible for evaluating and ensuring the quality and standards of educational institutions and programs. Quality evaluation organizations often assess institutions based on factors such as educational outcomes, faculty qualifications, research output, student support services, infrastructure, and compliance with legal and ethical standards. Both accreditation or quality evaluation organizations may operate at the national, regional or international level. The evaluations conducted by these organizations serve multiple purposes. They provide information to prospective students, employers, and other stakeholders about the quality and credibility of institutions or programs. Additionally, the evaluations can help institutions identify areas for improvement and implement quality enhancement measures.
It's worth noting that accreditation and quality evaluation organizations can vary in their structures, methodologies and specific areas of focus. Different countries and regions may have their own accrediting bodies or quality assurance agencies with distinct frameworks and processes for evaluation

Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior
Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior (A3ES) or Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education, is an independent Portuguese agency responsible for the evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance of higher education institutions and their programs in Portugal. It was… learn more

University Associations and Alliances

This uniRank category encompass all organizations or collaborative networks that bring together multiple universities or higher education institutions with a common purpose. These associations and alliances serve as platforms for cooperation, knowledge sharing and advocacy within the higher education sector. They promote collaboration among member institutions, address common challenges and work towards common goals. University associations and alliances may operate at the local, national, regional or international level.

Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa
The Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (Association of Portuguese Language Universities - AULP) is a network of universities and higher education institutions from countries where Portuguese is the official language. Founded in 1989, AULP currently comprises over 160 member… learn more

Associação Portuguesa do Ensino Superior Privado
The Associação Portuguesa do Ensino Superior Privado - APESP (Portuguese Association of Private Higher Education) is a non-profit organization that represents private higher education institutions in Portugal. Founded in 1989, APESP aims to promote and defend the interests of its members, as well as… learn more

ATHENA European University
Advanced Technology Higher Education Network Alliance - the ATHENA European University is a federation of mid-size higher education institutions in nine European countries: Hellenic Mediterranean University; Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin; Niccolò Cusano University; Polytechnic… learn more

Conselho Coordenador dos Institutos Superiores Politécnicos
The Conselho Coordenador dos Institutos Superiores Politécnicos - CCISP (Portuguese Polytechnics Coordinating Council) is a national organization in Portugal that represents the interests of the polytechnic higher education institutions in the country. It was established in 1979 and its members… learn more

Fundação das Universidades Portuguesas
Established in 1993, Fundação das Universidades Portuguesas (Foundation of Portuguese Universities) is a non-profit organization that was establishedby the rectors of the Portuguese public universities. The main aim of the foundation is to promote and facilitate cooperation and exchange of… learn more

Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations

This uniRank category includes all associations or groups that bring together university leaders in executive positions. These organizations serve as platforms for collaboration, networking and collective advocacy on issues relevant to higher education leadership.

Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas
Established in 1979, Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP) is the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities, an association of the rectors of public and private universities in Portugal. The main objective of CRUP is to promote cooperation and coordination among its member… learn more

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