Aristos Campus Mundus project gets the final Campus of International Excellence seal with the highest rating
The Spanish Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport has just published the decision on the final evaluation of the Campus of International Excellence (CEI) projects selected in 2011 program based on reports elaborated by the International Commission. In that decision the Campus of International Excellence Aristos Campus Mundus (ACM) project, promoted by the universities of Deusto, Comillas and Ramon Llull, in strategic partnership with US universities of Georgetown, Fordham and Boston College, gets the final seal of Campus of International Excellence with the highest rating (A). The evaluating International Commission has proposed to the Ministry the final confirmation of the status of European Campus of Regional Excellence (CEIR) to the ACM project and has been given the highest rating (A) valuing very positively the level of collaboration between the group of universities, for their joint training offer, shared teaching-learning methodologies, research, focus on transfer and exercise of social responsibility. The report highlights the "strong and growing impact of the project, despite the geographical separation of its members" and "success" in achieving its objectives. The Campus of International Excellence Programme, promoted by the General Secretary of Universities from the Ministry of Education, is one of the structural axes of modernization of universities in Spain focused on improving the quality of the university system through aggregation, specialization, differentiation and internationalization of its best universities, which first call was in 2009 within the "University Strategy 2015".