The Consortium

Brussels Education Group logoBrussels Education Services

Brussels Education Services (BES) was founded early in 2006 and aims to promote inter-university cooperation and to foster university-society relations through international projects.



UoE logoUniversity of Edinburgh

The University is one of the oldest in the UK, founded in 1583, with a long tradition of providing high quality first and higher degrees in most subjects, including all professions.

The university is ranked at #17 in the QS World Rankings, and in the UK top 5 in research and teaching. The university has very strong international relationships, with staff and students from all countries of the world.  It is an active member of LERU, Universitas 21 and Coimbra Group.

The University of Edinburgh has a well-developed e-learning infrastructure, guided by a strategy that links to the university’s top level strategy.  It has invested heavily in e-learning tools and support, regularly benchmarking and valuating its provision, and conducting research into technology-enhanced pedagogy.




Established in January 1987, EADTU is Europe’s institutional network for open and distance higher education, e-learning and lifelong open and flexible Learning. Members of EADTU are universities that are dedicated to off-campus target groups using distance teaching methods and systemic study guidance, mostly in regional study centres, as well as organisations or consortia consisting of universities with mainly mainstream on-campus students but also give a priority to offering education for off-campus students.



UPCnet is a business created and owned by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Barcelona Tech (UPC), a public institution dedicated to research and higher education, specialised in the fields of architecture, science and engineering with a consolidated worldwide reputation and an international vision that generates technological innovation and attracts talent.

The mission of UPCnet is to transfer the greatest know-how generated at UPC, towards businesses, society and the administration, with a guarantee of soundness and compromise.

UPCnet, with 150 professionals, provides services for UPC within all areas of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). With a great expertise and knowledge in the use of technologies in learning processes, UPCnet is developing projects for several institutions (universities, k12 and companies) at international level.

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Page last updated: 6 May 2014


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