Recognition high on the agenda during meetings in Rome in a run-up to the EHEA Ministerial Conference in Tirana

23-24 April 2024 Rome, Italy

In a run-up to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) Ministerial Conference next month in Tirana, Rome hosted two events that highlighted the importance of enhancing academic recognition processes under the Lisbon Recognition Convention. On April 23, 2024, the 7th meeting of the EHEA Thematic...

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Council of Europe seeks international consultants in the field of Recognition of Qualifications

05 April 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Education Department announces a comprehensive call for tenders, seeking international consultants specialised in the field of recognition of qualifications. With this call, the Education Department intends to support the running of its projects in the field of Recognition...

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Inaugural meeting focuses on strengthening academic freedom and democracy in higher education

28 March 2024 Paris, France

The Group on Experts on the Democratic Mission of Higher Education, convened by the Council of Europe, held its first meeting in Paris on 28 March 2024, marking a pivotal moment in the quest to reinforce academic freedom and the democratisation of science across Europe. The new project “Academic...

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Online Consultation with representatives from HE Institutions to Advance Automatic Recognition of Qualifications

18 March 2024 Online, Strasbourg, FRANCE

On the 15th of March, the Council of Europe, in collaboration with EURASHE and EUA, hosted an online consultation gathering representatives from higher education institutions across its member states, counting over 250 participants. The primary focus of this consultation was to delve into the...

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UNESCO and the Council of Europe move forward with enhanced education initiatives for refugees

29 February 2024 Paris

In an important step towards educational inclusion and mobility, the recent meeting of UNESCO's Strategic Advisory Group (SAG) for the UNESCO Qualifications Passport (UQP) underscored the spirit of cooperation between international organizations in addressing the educational challenges faced by...

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