Founded in 1985 and formally constituted by Charter in 1987, the Coimbra Group is an association of long-established European multidisciplinary universities of high international standard. The Coimbra Group is committed to creating special academic and cultural ties in order to promote, for the benefit of its members,
internationalisation, academic collaboration, excellence in learning and research, and service to society. It is also the purpose of the Group to influence European educational policy and to develop best practice through mutual exchange of experience.
Executive Board, Rectors' Advisory Group, Working Groups
The Coimbra Group Education Innovation Working Group has produced a white paper on “Current trends in assessment in Europe”, including future recommendations. The publication features different cases and practices in formative and continuous assessment and the pros and cons of different forms of such assessment.