Towards an Academic Social Network for Bologna Process

  • João C. Ferreira
  • Porfírio P. Filipe
Conference paper


The Bologna Process aimed to build a European Higher Education Area promoting student’s mobility. The adoption of Bologna Declaration directives requires a self management distributed approach to deal with student’s mobility, allowing frequent updates in institutions rules or legislation. This paper suggests a computational system architecture, which follows a social network design. A set of structured annotations is proposed in order to organize the user’s information. For instance, when the user is a student its annotations are organized into an academic record. The academic record data is used to discover interests, namely mobility interests, among students that belongs the academic network. These ideas have been applied into a demonstrator that includes a mobility simulator to compare and show the student’s academic evolution.


Content Management System Ontology Service European High Education Area Bologna Process Academic Record 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GuIAA – DEETC - Instituto Superior de Engenharia de LisboaLisboaPortugal

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