At the Antwerp meeting of the European Network of Heads of Schools of Architecture
(ENHSA, March 2003) the need was felt to get a European-wide insight in the current
situation of Architectural Higher Education, especially in relation to the Bologna process
and the emerging Knowledge-Based Society.
It was decided that each ENHSA Task Force would question the schools as to both the
current situation and expected future trends. Each school received one package of
questionnaires. In total 130 packages were sent and 52 were returned (40%). In 51 cases
had the Curriculum Questionnaire be completed (39%). The returned questionnaires
cover Northern, Western, Southern and Eastern Europe (Table 1). We are grateful that so
many representatives of the Architectural Schools took part in this survey.
In this presentation we will summarise the results of the Curriculum Task Force. The
management of the ENHSA made the subject ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)
part of the inquiry of the Task Force on Mobility. However, it is the opinion of the working
group on Curriculum that ECTS is also an essential means to design a curriculum, make
it transparent, and make the workload of students the starting point for discussions on
the content of curricula. The inquiry on the content of the curriculum that started in 2002
is not included in this presentation.
|Title of host publication||Shaping the European higher architectural education area|
|Editors||C. Spiridonidis, M. Voyatzaki|
|Place of Publication||Leuven|
|Publisher||Katholieke Universiteit Leuven|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|
|Name||Transactions on Architectural Education|