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What does ECT stand for?

ECT stands for European Credit Transfer

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According to a press release issued Tuesday, the Commission (DG Education and Culture) awards labels to Higher Education Institutions that apply the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System and/or the Diploma Supplement correctly in all respects.
According to LGU officials, the educational system will be based on the European Credit Transfer System to facilitate cooperation with European universities, and will offer internationally recognized degrees under three faculties, including Public Health, Business and Insurance as well as Arts.
A European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) for higher education was introduced more than 10 years ago and has since been evolving into an accumulation system for implementation at institutional, regional, national and European levels; it is one of the key objectives of the Bologna Declaration.
It all started with the 1999 signing of the Bologna Declaration, whose aim is to harmonise European universities' degree programs by obligating the EU's approximately 4000 institutions of higher learning to introduce Bachelors and Masters programs by 2010 and to evaluate academic achievement on the basis of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
The Business School at the University of Glamorgan already attracts students from across Europe through the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and its links with Germany are strong.