Profile description and usage


This profile concerns the education of a person at its different levels.

You will likely use it to record information about someone's studies.

Find here the profile description on OntoME.

Hint: This profile is often used in combination with the profiles

Main classes of this profile

Main classes & propertiesUse cases

--> A person’s learning activity during a given time-span at a school, college or university, such as someone pursuing studies in History, from 1958 to 1963.

--> This class comprises a title or degree that one receives after completing a course of study, such as a bachelor or a master degree.

--> The present class models the fact that a person succeeded in obtaining a study title or degree, like someone concluding their PhD in Biology with Summa cum Laude.

Most common use cases

Detail a person's studies

To add information about a person's studies, you can proceed as follows:

  • Don't forget to use the edit mode.

  • On a person's card, find the property "study of" in the specific fields, and click on the "+" button.

The class "Study" is modeled as a phase, i.e. as a set of coherent activities related to the general occupation of studying at one, and only one, education institution.

Record a person's study title

To add information about a person's studies, you can proceed as follows:

  • This step is only relevant if this type of study title (e.g. Bachelor degree, Master degree etc.) does not already exist in your project, regardless of the institution or the field of study in which the degree was completed.

  • Create a new study title by clicking on "Entities" > "add" > "Study title". You can then name and define the title.

Profile overview

The details of each classes and properties can be found on the OntoMe webpage of the profile.

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