LATIN AMERICA: New EU project aims at integration

While the Bologna process of European integration in higher education may have its critics, it is hoped that a new European Union-funded project will launch Latin America down a similar road towards harmonisation, reports Paul Jump for Times Higher Education.

The three-year, EUR3.5 million (US$4.8 million) project, known as Alfa Puentes (Alpha Bridges), will see 23 umbrella organisations from across Europe and Latin America working together both to improve integration within Latin America and to strengthen links and mutual understanding between universities in the two continents.
Full report on the Times Higher Education site