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Success through Exchange: The Higher Education Accessibility Guide (HEAG)

  • Andrea Petz
  • Klaus Miesenberger
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6179)

Abstract

This paper presents the work carried out within the HEAG framework amongst a joint European group of service providers for people with disabilities in Higher Education. Higher Education institutions from all over Europe were screened following a standardized questionnaire on their activities for students with disabilities and services provided. The gained data was published online and provides up to date information on studying in a specific country at a specific institution and has the potential to foster European exchange and students mobility even amongst students with disabilities, a group under represented in Higher Education mobility programs so far.

Keywords

Higher education disability mobility exchange support service provision survey 

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References

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    Lisbon strategy and student mobility in education, http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-policy/doc1951_en.htm
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    Meijer, C.J.W., Soriano, V., Watkins, A. (eds.): Special Needs Education in Europe: Provision in Post-Primary Education. Middelfart: European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education (2006)Google Scholar
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    Website Project HERN, http://www.hereform.net/
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    Website, Study Abroad without Limits, http://www.studyabroadwithoutlimits.eu/
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    Website, European Agency for Development in Special Needs Education, http://www.european-agency.org/

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Petz
    • 1
  • Klaus Miesenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute Integriert StudierenJohannes Kepler University of LinzLinzAustria

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