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Date of print: 14/12/18
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International openness 2009-2012

Working group on International Openness - The European Higher Education Area in a Global Context 2009-2012

Bologna Working group on International Openness - The European Higher Education Area in a Global Context 2009-2012.

Archived content for Bologna Experts - 26/04/2012
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Terms of reference

The International Openness Working Group Terms of Reference have been approved at the Stockholm BFUG meeting (28-29 September 2009) and updated at the Alden Biesen BFUG meeting (24-25 August 2010).

The final version is available as annex 1 of the Report of the Bologna Working Group on International Openness 2009-2012.

First version 2009-2010

WG International Openness - Terms of reference

Second version of the Terms of reference revised 2010-2012

Purpose and/or outcome

  • To take forward the recommendations of “The European Higher Education Area (EHEA) in a global context: Report on overall developments at the European, national and institutional levels”.
  • To support the preparations of the 2010 Bologna Policy Forum.*
  • To support the follow-up to the 2010 Bologna Policy Forum and the preparations of the 2012 Third Bologna Policy Forum.
  • To set up a network, making optimal use of existing structures, for better information on and promotion of the Bologna Process outside the EHEA.*
  • To monitor the development of the EHEA Information and Promotion Network

* adjusted in line with the decisions taken by the Ministers in Budapest and Vienna in March 2010.

Specific tasks

  • To cooperate with the Bologna Secretariat regarding the further development of the Bologna Website for a global audience;
  • To set up a pool of experts across the EHEA countries in order to support the Bologna Secretariat in facilitating coordinated information visits to and from non-EHEA countries;* [compromise between pool of experts and ad-hoc arrangement agreed by Madrid BFUG]
  • To facilitate a first meeting of the network for better information on and promotion of the Bologna Process outside the EHEA; *
  • To support the Bologna Secretariat in convening a round table (with the participation of the European Commission and other main actors in higher education promotion in Europe) to devise a “road map” and to identify opportunities and actions for enhancing European-level promotion.
  • To provide information on policy dialogue events relevant to the Bologna Process, taking place in various frameworks and at various levels, through the Bologna Website.
  • To support the host countries Hungary and Austria in preparing the Second Bologna Policy Forum with regard to both the organisational aspects and the content – involving the non-EHEA countries that participated in the First Bologna Policy Forum by way of electronic consultation.
  • To support the host country Romania in preparing the Third Bologna Policy Forum with regard to both, the organisational aspects and the content – involving non-EHEA countries that nominated a contact person for the follow-up to the Second Bologna Policy Forum by way of electronic consultation.

* adjusted in line with the decisions taken by the Ministers in Budapest and Vienna in March 2010.

Report

Report of the Bologna Working Group on International Openness 2009-2012

Draft report September 2011

Draft report November 2011

Draft report December 2011

Draft report February 2012

Published: 26/04/2012 - Last modified: 06/07/2016
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WG Meetings

Composition

Contact person (Chair)
Since 1 July 2010: Luminiţa NICOLESCU – Romania
Until 30 June 2010: Barbara WEITGRUBER – Austria

Composition
Armenia, Austria, Belgium/Flemish Community, Belgium/French Community, Cyprus, France, Germany, Holy See, Hungary, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, UK, European Commission, Council of Europe, EI, ENQA, ESU, EUA, EURASHE, UNESCO, ACA, ENIC-NARIC networks, IAU