Tuning is the most extensive and influential university initiative in the world in the field of educational innovation. Thousands of education institutions and their staff members are involved, with the aim of attuning educational systems all over the world and simplifying the recognition of study achievements. The Tuning Academy provides an international platform and network for the development of and reflection on higher education and its programmes. The Academy furthermore conducts and facilitates research within the framework of Tuning and provides training in the field of the modernization of higher education. The Academy is not only intended for academics and administrators, managers and professors in higher education, but also people like rectors, vice rectors, deans, vice deans, members of quality assurance bodies and boards of examiners, and not forgetting individual lecturers. The Tuning Academy is a part of the University of Groningen and the Deusto University in Bilbao.