Higher Education and Research

Conference on current issues in higher education in the world

Bilkent University, Ankara, 3 December 2007


Initiated by the Council of Higher Education of Turkey and supported by the Council of Europe and Bilkent University, this conference brought together rectors and vice-rectors of higher education institutions of Turkey and international experts.
The conference provided participants with a solid overview of the main current issues in higher education and allowed ample opportunities for discussion.

It was hosted by professor Ihsan Dogramaci, Founder of the Bilkent University and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, at the Bilkent University, Ankara on 3 December 2007.

Main documents

Programme

Speeches

‘University Governance in Turkey : the Transformation of Higher Education, 1981-2007’ by Professor Ihsan Dogramaci, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Bilkent University

Transformation of higher education in Turkey in figures (table 2, table 3, appendix 4)

‘Why and how has higher education changed, and what does it all mean for access, governance, evaluation and funding of higher education?’ by Dr Jan Sadlak, Director of UNESCO-CEPES

‘The Bologna Process and Reforms in Higher Education Institutions’ by Dr Per Nyborg, Former Chair of Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research, Council of Europe, and former Head of the Bologna Secretariat

‘Challenges faced by Universities in a modern multicultural society’ by Ms Katia Dolgova-Dreyer, Secretary to the Steering Committee for Higher Education and Research, Council of Europe

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Bilkent University website