Database

The Inclusive Higher Education Database consists of 47 examples and information about inclusive policies and practices in higher education institutions in Europe.

Use it together with the assessment, reflection and analysis tools (e.g. the Checklist, Canvas and SWOT-analysis template) in order to compare, reflect and analyze the challenges and opportunities identified in your institution or department.

Use it as a source of information and inspiration regarding good policies and practices of inclusive higher education, which may support you in drafting strategic goals for inclusion (using the Inclusive Higher Education Strategy Worksheet).

Access and browse the database or access and filter according to country or the challenges that your institution is facing with regard to inclusive policies, practices, or accessibility.

Keywords: Accessibility, Inclusive teaching and learning, Students support, Students with disabilities

Every higher education institution in Cyprus is obliged to respond to the needs (educational, social and psychological) of students with special needs. This document presents the establishment of measures towards this direction, in order to support special needs Learners in Higher Education.

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Cyprus
Keywords: Financial support, Students support

This Act details the process by which Romanian Ministry of National Education allocates funds to state higher education institution to subsidise local public transport expenses of students. This subsidy is especially supporting disadvantaged groups who are highly affected by the cost of public transport.

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Romania
Keywords: Students support

This document presents the national strategy for the development of tertiary education in Romania, in the period 2015-2020. The strategy includes measures to facilitate the transition between various forms and levels of education, remove barriers that prevent potential and current students from achieving their educational goals, increase the degree of participation in tertiary and higher education - especially for people from disadvantaged backgrounds and non-traditional students and advise young people in making informed decisions about their career path in tertiary education.

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Romania
Keywords: Students support

This evaluation report focuses on the inclusion and participation of students with an immigrant background in higher education in Finland and points out the related obstacles and the current good practices. The evaluation combines both statistical and experiential data from various universities in Finland.

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Finland
Keywords: Financial support, Gender equality

Until October 2015, no laws or regulations have been put in place in Cyprus that expressively provide for the promotion of gender equality in research. The Strategic Planning for the Equality of Men and Women 2018-2020 in Education is the most recent policy document dealing with gender mainstreaming in education and research.

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Cyprus
Keywords: Financial support

This Act establishes the general criteria for awarding scholarships and other forms of material support for students and trainees in state higher education, and details all the means available to support students’ access to education and achievements.

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Romania