Boni, Alejandra, and Felix Lozano (2007). "Contribution of the capability approach to the building process of the European Higher Education Area. Theoretical discussion and practical proposals to foster democratic citizenship into University" Paper presented at the 4th annual conference of the HDCA, 18-20 September 2007, New York, USA.

In this paper, our purpose is to discuss the possibility of using the Capability Approach (CA) framework to criticize and complement the competences discourse on which European Higher Education Area is based and to analyze the fundamental knowledge, abilities, skills and values that must be promoted in education processes to encourage democratic citizenship in accordance with CA.