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StatCharts (SC)

StatCharts web application groups information about the learning opportunities (courses) in Europe according to the different course types, course provider types, countries, cities, languages of instruction, disciplines, etc. The application will guide perspective students and professionals to find relevant course providers and learning opportunities, including distance learning opportunities for the lifelong and adult learning. The search results can be displayed graphically using different chart types (i.e. column chart, bar chart, pie chart, geochart). This functionality is supported by Charts.

Providers (P)

European course providers offer masters and doctoral programmes. Global players in distance education (universities and non-universities) provide practical webportals with a lot of distance learning opportunities for the lifelong and adult learning. Useful links:
» EUA - The European University Association (EUA) represents around 850 universities and higher education associations in 47 countries;
» ETUCE - European Trade Union Committee for Education;
» EURO Scholars - European Undergraduate Research Opportunities;
» Postgraduate Fairs - the largest FindAMasters postgraduate study fairs across the UK.

Courses (C)

Courses (learning opportunities) in Europe. You can also find out how other portals manage learning opportunities. Our list of course portals:
» PLOTEUS - Learning Opportunities and Qualifications - Information about courses, work-based learning and qualifications - youtube;
» EURES - The European Job Mobility Portal;
» EUCIS-LLL - European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning;;
» - Find and compare Master degrees / PhD programmes and postgraduate doctorate studies from top universities worldwide;
» -TeSS: ELIXIR's Training Portal;
» - Look for Study Possibilities at Universities Around the World (Keystone Academic Solutions - Fornebu, Norway.

Distance learning (DL) opportunities

Distance learning opportunities in Europe and worldwide. Additionally to the gathered information about available courses, please find here our list of useful links to the global players in distance learning and aggregator web pages:
» Open education Europa - The European Commission launched Open Education Europa in September 2013 as part of the Opening up Education initiative to provide a single gateway to European OER (Open Educational Resources);
» Future Learn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world;
» Coursera provides universal access to the world's best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer courses online;
» Financial Times - MOOC Tracker Recently-listed free courses, on aspects of business. Massive open online courses (Moocs) are web-based classes that offer students self-paced learning in their subject of choice.

Course Details (CD)

Detail view for learning opportunities in Europe. To display search results graphically switch on option 'Show Chart' in settings. This enables displaying charts each time new search criteria are applied, i.e. presentation country, city, course type etc. Google Charts - Interactive charts for browsers and mobile devices. Find also some Google Charts alternatives, e.g. HighCharts - JavaScipt based interactive charts for websites.

Glossary (G)

Glossary of common site terms. We also recommend a list of education related glossaries on the other websites:
» Glossary of education terms - wikipedia,
» A Guide to key terms used in UK education - British Council,
» Quality in education and training - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training,
» Glossary of Career Education Programs - Biological and Biomedical Sciences -;
» CPD Certification Service to support organisations seeking authorative accreditation for their CPD activities.
» Ploteus - Glossary: Learning Opportunities and Qualifications in Europe - Information about courses, work-based learning and qualifications.

RItrain (RI)

Courses relevant to RItrain:
», The Research Infrastructure Training Programme.
», The overarching goal of RItrain is to identify the competency requirements for the leadership of European research infrastructures (RI) and design a training programme to fulfill these requirements.


Courses relevant to CORBEL:
», Coordinated Research Infrastructures Building Enduring Life-science Services.
», CORBEL is an initiative of eleven new biological and medical research infrastructures (BMS RIs), who together will create a platform for harmonised user access to biological and medical technologies, biological samples and data services required by cutting-edge biomedical research. CORBEL will boost the efficiency, productivity and impact of European biomedical research.
» CORBEL Brochure, Shared Services for Life Science - A brief summary of 11 research infrastructures.