Higher Education and Research

Useful Sites and Documents November 2005

1. General:
Bologna Process - Higher Education
http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/policies/2010/et_2010_en.html

http://www.bologna-berlin2003.de

http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no

Trends I, II, III
National Reports to the Bologna Process

2. Curriculum Development and the Bologna Process

Tuning educational structures in Europe
http://odur.let.rug.nl/TuningProject

http://www.relint.deusto.es/TuningProject/index.htm

National Trends in the Bologna Process: http://www.eurydice.org/Documents/FocHE/en/FrameSet.htm

EUA (European University Association) : http://www.unige.ch/eua
European Joint Masters Programmes Catalogue: http://www.eua.be/eua/jsp/en/client/new_JM.jsp
Developing Joint Masters Programmes for Europe: http://www.eua.be/eua/jsp/en/client/new_JM.jsp

Erasmus supports two main types of activities in the area of the joint development (and implementation / dissemination) of curricula (Curriculum Development, ‘CD’) by universities from at least three different participating countries in any field of study:
http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/programmes/socrates/erasmus/curriculum_en.html

Bologna Seminar on Integrated Curricula: http://www.bologna-berlin2003.de/pdf/Mantova_Results.pdf

“Bachelor’s degree – What is it? – Bologna Seminar in St. Petersburg 25-26 November 2004
Recommendations and Report
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/041125-26St-Petersburg/041125-26_Recommendations.pdf
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/041125-26St-Petersburg/041125-26_Report.pdf

EUA Bologna Seminar on Doctoral Programmes in Europe: http://www.eua.be/eua/en/Salzburg_Seminar.jspx

Bologna Seminar on Using Learning Outcomes
Report for the BFG:
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/040701-02Edinburgh/040701-02-Report_for_BFUG.pdf

Background paper by Stephen Adam:
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/040701-02Edinburgh/040620LEARNING_OUTCOMES-Adams.pdf

EURASHE Seminar on Higher Education Short Cycle, Recommendations:
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/040701-02Edinburgh/040620LEARNING_OUTCOMES-Adams.pdf

Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Innovations in Engineering Education:
http://www.tu-berlin.de/fb2/TUB_E4_Colloquium/ppt-index.html

DATA-BASES AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION:

Council of Europe Higher Education and Research Division: http://www.coe.int/T/DG4/HigherEducation/Default_en.asp

European Quality Assurance Network http://www.enqa.net/

Eurydice (the information network on Education in Europe): http://www.eurydice.org/

Naric (Network of national academic recognition centres): http://www.enic-naric.net/

ACA (Academic Cooperation Association): http://www.aca-secretariat.be/

UNESCO-CEPES http://www.cepes.ro

3. Frameworks of Qualifications

The Berlin Communiqué

A Framework for Qualifications of the European Higher Education Area (Report of the Bologna Working Group on Qualifications Frameworks):
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/Docs/00-Main_doc/050218_QF_EHEA.pdf

Recommendations from the Seminar on Qualifications Frameworks, January 13-14, 2005:
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/050113-14Copenhagen/050113-14_Recommendations.pdf

Report by the General Rapporteur:
http://www.bologna-bergen2005.no/EN/Bol_sem/Seminars/050113-14Copenhagen/050113-14_General_report.pdf

Towards a Danish "Qualifications Framework" for Higher Education. Retrieved May 26, 2004, from http://www.vtu.dk/fsk/div/bologna/DanishQFReport.pdf

The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework: http://www.scqf.org.uk/

The Irish National Framework of Qualifications: http://www.nfq.ie/

National Conference Implementing the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland
Galway, 24-25 February 2005: http://www.nqai.ie/nationalconference.htm