Bruno Carapinha

 

Bruno Carapinha is a doctoral student in Political Science at the University of Lisbon. He has been an active member of student organisations and Higher Education governance bodies at the institutional, regional and national level since 2000. He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of ESU and represents this organisation in the Bologna Follow-Up Group.

Bruno has been developing his work in the area of the Bologna Process from 2005, when he was part of the Portuguese delegation in the ministerial meeting in Bergen, in May 2005, a task he undertook again in London, in May 2007. At the national level, he is a member of the National Bologna Implementation Follow-Up Group. Currently he works as a consultant and advisor for student affairs at the University of Lisbon.

Since November 2006, Bruno has been a member of the internal structures of ESU, starting by the Bologna Process Committee, where he worked first in areas such as recognition of prior learning, qualifications frameworks and ECTS, employability and internationalisation of higher education. Bruno coordinated the survey Bologna With Students Eyes 2007 and is currently undertaking the same task for the 2009 edition.