Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey is the international centre for encounter, dialogue and formation of the World Council of Churches. Founded in 1946, the Institute brings together people from diverse churches, cultures and backgrounds for ecumenical learning, academic study and personal exchange.

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ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)

ECTS credits are a value allocated to course units to describe the student workload required to complete them. They reflect the quantity of work each course requires in relation to the total quantity of work required to complete academic study at the institution.

ECTS-European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (established 1988 by the European Commission) provides a way of measuring and comparing learning achievements and transferring them from one institution to another in order to help students make the most from their study abroad.

ECTS credits are a value allocated to course units to describe the student workload required to complete them. They reflect the quantity of work each course requires in relation to the total quantity of work required to complete academic study at the institution.

1 ECTS credit represents 25-30 hours of students work.

Please, find ECTS study plan summaries here.