The EFO has committed itself under the European academic movement, by respecting the proposals of Bologna as regards to higher education:

"For any profession of health primary care with a high degree of responsibility and consultation, an education of a BAC/A’ level + 5years minimum is essential ."
Currently, with the support of the EFO, Switzerland and Belgium presently already have a specific teaching of osteopathy equivalent to BAC/A’ level + 6. In France, the working group on the decrees of application recommended system LMD(BAC + 6) in correlation with the proposals of Bologna.The EFO invites all European higher education to be aligned at least with the proposals of Bologna.