ECA has become constituent member of the Association for the Promotion and the Development of Joint International Programmes in Higher Education (ProDeJIP) during the General Assembly in Leiden on 24 February 2016. A representative of ProDeJIP is member of ECA’s Working Group 1. Cooperation between the two associations is mutually seen as beneficial. As ECA has […]
The Bologna Experts in The Netherlands have developed the following “Instructions for diploma supplements for joint degrees and double/multiple degrees”.
There are still a few places left for the ECA trainings in May: “Assessing the Quality of Internationalisation”, 5 and 6 May 2016, Warsaw This training suitably prepares participants for the assessment of the quality of internationalisation in the framework of the ECA Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation (CeQuInt). For more information see the programme: […]
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On 3 December 2015 ECA and NVAO organised the Seminar “National Implementation of the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes”. More than 100 representatives of higher education institutions, joint programmes coordinators, QA agencies, governments and other stakeholders were present. The European approach for accreditation of joint programmes that was […]
On 21 and 22 September 2015 the first ECA training “Assessing Joint Programmes” was held at the AQAS offices in Cologne. There were fourteen participants from higher education institutions and QA agencies, as well as a student expert. The feedback received from participants was positive. ECA will therefore continue these trainings next year, taking into […]
In search for a publication that presents an overview of all good practice in coordinating joint programmes? The recently published ‘Joint Programmes from A to Z. A reference guide for practitioners’ is exactly doing that. Already available as a pdf publication, the guide is now also available as an online portal in ECApedia. The ‘Joint […]
On 8 July 2015 the German Accreditation Council and the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) have signed in The Hague a mutual recognition agreement with regard to the accreditation of joint degrees. From now on joint programmes leading to the award of a joint degree in which German, Dutch and/or Flemish HEI […]
The Higher Education Authority of Ireland has published a report by Dr Frank McMahon on “Joint and double/multiple degrees in Ireland”. The report lists the joint programmes that are being provided by Irish universities and other bodies with full awarding powers, the Institutes of Technology and private colleges. Institutes of technology have delegated awarding powers […]
The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) has recently recognised accreditation decisions taken by two German accreditation organisations regarding two joint programmes in European Studies. This makes the first mutual recognitions in the context of MULTRA a fact. On the basis of an accreditation by the German Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von […]