The Bologna Process has brought internationalisation to the forefront for the universities. The setting up of the European Higher Education Area constitutes the main objective of this process and prioritises quality and internationalisation as actions to be developed. This dialogue between quality and internationalisation is essential for research and is of emerging importance for teaching, given the increasing number of foreign students who register for Master's and doctorate degrees that train professionals to work in increasingly competitive contexts subject to international quality requirements. The only way for quality assurance agencies to successfully fulfil their mandate to society is by taking on a broad international dimension.
In its development of this international dimension, AQU Catalunya pursues different types of activities that come under the following categories: