Bologna Process Bergen 2005 - Position Paper
This report was compiled in the context of the forthcoming meeting of European Ministers for Education in Bergen in 2005. It is designed to introduce the shared views of twelve accreditation organisations in Europe to the Bologna Follow-up Group. The purpose of the report is to define accreditation and to explain its usefulness and significance with regard to the development and implementation of the European Higher Education Area. Furthermore, it considers the latest developments in the field of accreditation and describes the current state of coordination efforts among individual accreditation organisations. Finally, it contains some political requests for the future use of accreditation in Europe.