First Bologna Policy Forum, Louvain-la-Neuve, 29 April 2009
Photo: Serge Haulotte
An increasing number of countries around the world have shown their interest to be involved in a dialogue with the countries participating in the Bologna Process on how worldwide cooperation in higher education can be enhanced. At the same time there is growing interest among European countries to develop closer links with higher education systems around the world. Therefore, for the first time, a Bologna Policy Forum was organised between Ministers of the 46 Bologna countries and colleagues from different parts of the world to facilitate global dialogue.
This Bologna Policy
Forum took place on 29 April 2009 at the University of
Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) in the framework of the 2009 Bologna Ministerial
Conference. Next to the countries and organisations
participating in the Bologna Process were represented: Australia, Brazil,
Canada, P.R. China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Mexico, Morocco, New Zealand, Tunisia, and the U.S., as well as the
International Association of Universities.
Issues addressed included, among others, recognition of qualifications; exchange of teachers, researchers, and students; as well as quality assurance.
Speeches and interventions
Moroccan intervention (in French)
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