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Implementing and researching Virtual Exchange in Higher Education institutions


Training Resources

In the Training Resources, you can view the complete Co-laboratory training module. You can download this training module for incorporation in the learning environment of your own institution. A guidebook and installation guidelines complete this package.

Included in the Training Resources are also two evaluations reports and a list of related videos.

Research Resources

The Research Resources contain various reports published by the EVOLVE team. In addition, several documents that were used during the research, such as the student portfolio and questionnaires, can be viewed and downloaded for you own purposes..

Other Resources

Visit Other Resources to view a number of presentations related to EVOLVE, including the recordings and presentation slides of a series of three webinars organised by EVOLVE. The page includes the EVOLVE newsletters that were published and several video’s.


Monitoring Study Virtual Exchange

Monitoring Study Virtual Exchange

The EVOLVE project will be coming to an end in December 2020. EVOLVE has delivered a range of outputs for HEIs, to which more will be added under the Resources section of this website before the end of the project. One outstanding activity is the VE Monitoring Survey,...

What is virtual exchange?

Virtual Exchange (VE) refers to education programmes or activities in which constructive communication and interaction takes place between individuals or groups who are geographically separated and/or from different cultural backgrounds, with the support of educators or facilitators.


The EVOLVE training programme helps educators in developing the essential skills for setting up Virtual Exchanges.

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Through state-of-the-art research, the impact of virtual exchanges implemented in the project will be measured.

A network of exchanges

The EVOLVE partners work closely together with institutions from the Coimbra Group and SGroup university networks to mainstream Virtual Exchange as innovative educational practice in Higher Education. This maps presents an overview of (past) exchanges from the partners in our network, and includes exchanges set up by participants of our training. Each line symbolizes an exchange: click on the line and then on the pop-up link to get more information about a specific exchange.

Click here to view a list with a summary of all exchanges.


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