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Our Team of Experts

A team composed of 26 European Bologna Experts, among them national Bologna Experts as well as HERE-Experts, will consult those Higher Education Institutions which have been admitted to participate in the project. The experts come from 16 countries throughout the European Higher Education Area and bring along a broad and profound set of expertise in various thematic fields. Below you will find an overview of most experts, including a short resume of their professional history as well as the thematic expertise.

Abermann Quadrat

Name

Prof. (emer.) Dr. Gabriele Abermann

Nationality

Austrian

Institution

(retired) Salzburg University of Applied Sciences

Professional history

  • Since 2009 member of the Austrian team of experts for the EHEA and the national BFUG
  • 1997-2017 Professor at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences for English and Intercultural Communication in the IT Programme, involved in curriculum development and coordinator of all social skills units
  • 2011-2013 Vice Rector responsible for Internationalization and teaching and learning
  • 2004-2013 Director of International Relations responsible for the institutional strategy and partnership cooperation
  • 2010-2012 Coordinator of the first Austrian University Enterprise Cooperation project with 12 partners from 7 countries including universities and enterprises
  • Official trainer for the EAIE with focus on intercultural and Internationalization aspects

Thematic Expertise

  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Name

Dr. Jon Altuna

Nationality

Spanish

Institution

Mondragon University

Department

Rectorate

Work area

Academic

Professional history

  • Ph.D degree in signal processing and electronics engineering from the University of Edinburgh (UK) in 1997.
  • Joined the Faculty of Engineering of Mondragon University in 1997 as a lecturer and researcher.
  • Appointed Academic Director of the Faculty of Engineering in 2007 where I was involved in re-structuring of engineering degrees to the three-cycle degree structure and competence-based curriculum design.
  • Appointed Academic Vice-Rector of Mondragon University in 2011, where I have been in charge of the design and implementation of the MENDEBERRI 2025 educational innovation project.
  • Member of several inter-university national committees and evaluator of university QA systems with AQU Catalunya.
  • I have worked closely with different stakeholders in educational and social innovation projects in Spain, Colombia, México, Morocco and Kenya.

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
  • Mobility and internationalisation

Name

Dr. Olaf Bartz

Nationality

German

Institution

German Accreditation Council

Work area

Managing Director

Professional history

  • Studied chemistry (intermediate diploma), history and philosophy (M.A.) in Cologne. Commitment in student and academic self-administration.
  • Dissertation and post-doc projects in Dortmund, Cologne and Speyer, mainly on the history of science and higher education policy in Germany.
  • 2008-2012 work for the German Council of Science and Humanities.
  • Since 2013 managing director of the Foundation for the Accreditation of Study Programmes in Germany (new name since 2018: German Accreditation Council).

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area

Bonete Perales Quadrat

Name

Prof. Dr. Rafael Bonete Perales

Nationality

Spanish

Institution

University of Salamanca

Department

Applied Economics

Work area

Economics of the European Union

Professional history

  • Jean Monnet Professor at the University of Salamanca (Spain)
  • PhD in Economics and a Master’s degree in European Studies (College of Europe, Brugge, Belgium). Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law, a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Political Science.
  • Erasmus Coordinator (1995-2008) at the Faculty of Economics and Business (University of Salamanca).
  • Member of the Bologna Experts Group (Spain) during 2007-2010.
  • Member of the Bologna Follow up Group (BFUG) during 2009-2012.
  • Counsellor for Education at the Permanent Delegations of Spain to the OECD, UNESCO and the Council of Europe (July 2010-June 2012).
  • Currently participating as an external expert in ANECA

Thematic Expertise

  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Mobility and internationalisation


Name

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Philippe Bouillard

Nationality

Belgium

Institution

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

Department

BATir (Civ., Arch. & Urgan Engineering)

Work area

Sustainable Urban Design. Infrastructure and Mobility

Professional history

  • MSc in Civ. Eng. (1990, ULB), PhD Engineering (1997, ULB), Hab. (2003, Paris VI)
  • Full Professor (2005, ULB)
  • Several management positions: Head of Dept, Vice-Dean, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs
  • QA experience internally and as expert for various agencies (France, Baltic countries, …)
  • Research in Computational Mechanics until 2005 and in Sustainable Urban Design since then.
  • Experience in programme design (various engineering or urban related degrees including arch. eng and urban studies)
  • Major actor in student-centred educational reforms.
  • EU expert (H2020 and EACEA)

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)


Name

Prof. Dr. Bernd Clausen

Nationality

German

Institution

University of Siegen

Department

Department Faculty II (Education – Architectur – Arts), Dep. Arts & Music

Work area

Music Education, Education Research, Etnomusicology

Professional history

  • Gradution at the University of Music, Theatre and
    Media Hannover Hannover and University of
    Hannover: Music Education, German
  • 2003: PhD
  • 2003 – 2008 Japan (Teacher at Muroran University)
  • 2008 Habilitation (PostDoc-Degree): Music Education
    and Ethnomusicology
  • 2008 – 2019: University of Music Würzburg (2012 –
    2018, Vice President and President)
  • 2019 – University of Siegen

Extensive experience in accreditation processes incl. audit;
Board Member of MusiQuE (subject specific QMOrganisation
that acts within Europe and abroad);
implementation of QM-systems; digitalisation in academic
teaching and administration.

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and
    Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher
    Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g.
    digitalisation)
  • Mobility and internationalisation
    Thank you

Name

Associate Professor, Dr. habil. Irine Darchia

Nationality

Georgian

Institution

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Department

Institute of Classical, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies of the Faculty of Humanities

Work area

Teaching and research in classical studies since 1996
Higher Education and Research Management, internal and external quality assurance since 2005

Professional history

  • Lecturer/Associate Professor, Study Programs Director at Tbilisi State University, Georgia – 1996-present;
  • Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE) at National Erasmus+/Tempus Office of Georgia – 2009-present;
  • Authorization and Accreditation Expert at National Center for Education Quality Enhancement of Georgia (NCEQE), Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania (SKVC), Academic Information Center (AIC)/Quality Agency for Higher Education (AIKA) of Latvia – 2014-present;
  • Rector Adviser on International Accreditation at University of Georgia – 2020;
  • Head of Quality Assurance Service at Tbilisi State University, Georgia – 2006-2010, 2017-2018;
  • Rector Adviser in Quality Assurance at Tbilisi State University, Georgia – 2017;
  • Head of Department of Higher Education and Science Development at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia – 2015-2017;
  • Vice-Rector in Quality Assurance at East European University, Georgia – 2013-2015;
  • Rector Adviser in Quality Assurance at National Defence Academy of Georgia – 2011;
  • Vice-Rector in Quality Assurance and Academic Affairs at Tbilisi State University, Georgia – 2010.

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Name

Dr. Cathal de Paor

Nationality

Irish

Institution

Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick

Department

Education

Work area

Teacher Education; Education

Professional history

  • Senior Lecturer and Director of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Education
  • Routine tasks in programme direction, teaching, placement supervision and research supervision to PhD
  • Qualified teacher (primary) and holder of doctorate in Education (University of Nantes)
  • Lead researcher on various commissioned studies by Irish ministry of education and other bodies
  • External examiner for Education programmes in HEIs in Ireland and abroad
  • Member and team leader in programme review for QA agencies in various European countries
  • Co-ordinator in various Erasmus+ projects and experience as evaluator for European Commission

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention<
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)

Demedts Quadrat

Name

Lore Demedts

Nationality

Belgian

Institution

Artevelde University of Applied Sciences

Department

Educational Development

Work area

Educational Policy

Professional history

  • Responsible for Educational Development, proficient in Educational Policy and Educational Design. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for balance and excellence.
  • Responsible for Educational Development for various departments (critical friend, expert, coach, promoting good practices in education, setting up an international network)
  • Project lead for Curriculum opportunities and 21st-Century Curriculum (learning outcomes, ECTS, learning paths)
  • Project lead for Workplace Learning (strategy, sustainable partnerships, implementation)
  • Invited to the welcome ceremony of the Ministerial Conference EHEA Paris (2018) to give a presentation on learning opportunities in the city (based on 21st-century skills) linked to the use of open badges/microcredentials and microdegrees (open pathways)
  • Invited as an educational expert (ASEM and Bologna PLA’s) on different topics: Qualification Frameworks and Expert Group on Credit Transfer Mechanisms and Learning Outcomes, Qualification Frameworks in Relation to Quality Assurance and Recognition, on Higher Education Reforms in Spain: Joint Programmes and Student-Centred Learning

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
Curriculum Vitae

Name

Prof. Volker Gehmlich

Nationality

German

Institution

Osnabrueck University of Applied Sciences

Department

Business Management and Social Sciences

Work area

Change Management

Professional history

  • Various functions in Education and Training programmes of the EU, Council of Europe, GIZ, National Ministries, World Bank, HRK, DAAD  
  • Bologna Promoter, National Contact Point for ECTS and TUNING
  • Development of European, national, sectorial and institutional qualifications frameworks
  • Design of higher education systems, new universities; faculties, curriculum development, quality assurance
  • Evaluation and accreditation on behalf of national and international ministries and agencies

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European
  • Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Mobility and internationalisation

Grdzelidze Quadrat

Name

Prof. Dr. Irma Grdzelidze

Nationality

Georgian

Institution

Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Department

Quality Assurance Service

Work area

Quality Assurance of HE and VET

Professional history

  • Associate Professor at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University at the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences;
  • Head of Quality Assurance Service at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University;
  • Higher Education Reform Expert (HERE), Erasmus +; EACEA
  • Chair of Quality Assurance Thematic Working Group of Georgia;
  • Expert of Accreditation and Authorization for HE and TVET at National Center for Educational Quality Enhancement of Georgia in 2014-2019.

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Guillen-grima Quadrat

Name

Prof. Dr. Francisco Guillen-Grima

Nationality

Spanish

Institution

Universidad Pública de Navarra/ Public University of Navarra  (UPNA)

Department

Health Sciences

Work area

Public Health

Professional history

  • Medical Officer, City of Murcia Department of Public Health, Spain 1984-1986,
  • Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Murcia School of Medicine Spain (1988-1991).
  • Fulbright Scholar, Harvard University Boston, Massachusetts (1988-1990)
  • Field Epidemiologist, Department of Public Health, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain 1991-2005 (on leave).
  • Director Public Health doctoral program, Public University of Navarra. (Spain) (2010-2013)
  • Associate Professor (1991 - 1994), Professor (1994- 2010), Chair Professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (2010- Present), Public University of Navarra Spain 
  • Director Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Navarra Clinic  Spain  (2005- today)

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
Curriculum Vitae

Cv Hovhannisyan

Name

Gohar Hovhannisyan

Nationality

Armenian

Institution

European Students’ Union

Department

Presidency. In the position of Vice-President

Work area

Quality of Higher Education

Professional history

  • Executive Board member at EQAR
  • Student expert for Quality Assurance of higher education at ENQA (accreditation reviews of Georgian and Swedish QA agencies)
  • Student expert for Quality Assurance of higher education at IEP of EUA (reviews of the Charles University in Czechia and of the Adriatic Bar University in Montenegro)
  • Member of the External Group of Experts – ECIU university alliance
  • Member of the Advisory Board – CHARM-EU university alliance
  • Scientific Board member at Armenian University of Economics 2014-2017
  • Member of the BFUG and of the Advisory group on L&T from 2019

Thematic Expertise

  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Hysa Quadrat

Name

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eglantina Hysa

Nationality

Albanian

Institution

Epoka University

Department

Economics

Work area

Development Economics, International Economics

Professional history

  • PhD in Economics/ Associate Professor, Tirana University, Albania
  • Expert Evaluator, Horizon 2020, MSCA Program, Research Executive Agency of European Commission (since 2018)
  • Expert Evaluator, Erasmus+ Programme and/or the European Solidarity Corps, European Union Program Agency (EUPA) (since 2018)
  • International External Expert, Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education, Slovakia (since 2020)
  • International External Expert, Agency for Control and Quality Assurance of Higher Education, Montenegro (since 2018)
  • International External Expert, National Entity for Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (NEAQA), Serbia (since 2019)
  • External Expert, Public Accreditation Agency for Higher Education, Republic of Albania (since 2016)
  • Expert nearby Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania, assisting in the process preparation of assessing negotiation for the areas of Commerce, Industry, Customs and Taxes; Transport, Energy, Environment and Regional Development; Innovation, Information Society and Social Policies; Economic, Financial and Statistical Issues.   

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • urriculum development/modularisation
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Istileulova Quadrat

Name

Dr. Yelena Istileulova

Nationality

Kazakh, resident of Slovenia (from 2010)

Institution

1. Uni.of Maribor, „Innovative Learning&Teaching for Quality Carrier of Graduates & for an Excellent Higher Education“
2. the European Commission´s External expert on capacity building and innovations projects, Brussels
Department

Department

1. University of Maribor; INOVUP project
2. EACEA: Capacity building projects; EASME: Innovations;

Work area

1.Quality Assurance (Fields: International Accreditation) in the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) & Balkan region; and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States); 2. Innovative Approaches to Learning/Digital transformation

Professional history

  • US: Fulbright Scholar, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2000-01
  • UK: Oxford Researcher, 2001
  • Hungary: International Policy Fellow (CEU), 2003-05
  • Kazakhstan: National Bologna HERE Expert, 2010-Jan. 2015 (from 2011 – on distance from Slovenia)
  • EU (European Commission, Brussels): External expert (EACEA: from 2011; EASME: from 2014): capacity building and innovations´ projects, - present
  • Slovenia: University of Ljubljana, Economics faculty; PhD thesis (recommended for the EDAMBA competition, 2018
  • Slovenia: Researcher on KPIs of the Guild & LERU, University of Ljubljana, Rectorate, 2018-2019
  • International 10 awards in Music on the compositions about the scientists & innovations of 17th-20th century, (piano/voice: under pseudonym), 2012-20

Thematic Expertise

  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
Curriculum Vitae

Kratzer Quadrat

Name

Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Kratzer

Nationality

German

Institution

Ulm University of Appllied Sciences

Department

Computer  Science

Work area

Databases, Programming, Intelligent Systems

Professional history

  • 35 years of teaching and research at Erlangen-Nürnberg University and Ulm University of Applied Sciences
  • 11 years as Head of the Faculty of Computer Science and as Vice President for Academic and International Affairs at Ulm University of Applied Sciences
  • 5 years as Bologna Expert for the German National Agency (DAAD)
  • 10 years as Member of Boards of Accreditation (various organizations, national and international)
  • 5 years as Member of the Round Table “Recognition” for the German Rectors' Conference

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
Curriculum Vitae

Kraze Quadrat

Name

Dr. Sandra Kraze

Nationality

Latvian

Institution

BA School of Business and Finance

Department

Rectorate

Work area

Issues related to  European Higher Education Area, academic responsibilities include delivering lectures to students at Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Levels

Professional history

  • Graduated from the University of Latvia, continued studies at TESOL at the University of London
  • Holds PhD in philology
  • Currently is the academic staff at BA School of Business and Finance, is also responsible for international projects
  • Has substantial experience in running international workshops and seminars in   Europe and South East Asia on higher education modernization, Quality Assurance, ECTS implementation, Learning outcome based study programme design
  • Currently is the Managing Director of European international PRIME Networking association
  • Is involved in various international higher education projects

Thematic Expertise

  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • CTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Mobility and internationalisation

Markeviviene Quadrat

Name

Raimonda Markeviciene

Nationality

Lithuanian

Institution

Vilnius University

Department

International Relations Office

Work area

International relations

Professional history

  • Participant at national working groups developing implementation of Diploma Supplement, recognition, and internationalisation policies; 
  • National ECTS/DS coordinator working on European level since 1999 and has national Bologna expert since 2004;
  • Member of the working groups developing of ECTS Key Features and ECTS Users’ Guides;
  • Member of Tuning management committee
  • Member of European Commission  working groups on Erasmus Charter and Charter application since 2005;
  • President of the Utrecht Network since 2020.

Thematic Expertise

  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Mayer-lantermann Quadrat

Name

Katrin Mayer-Lantermann

Nationality

German

Institution

German Accreditation Council

Work area

Accreditation of Study programmes, legal aspects of accreditation, International Affairs

Professional history

Fourteen years of experience as Head of Legal and International Affairs of the German Accreditation Council

  • Coordination Legal Affairs
  • Coordination International Affairs
  • Advising German HEIs on how to implement study programmes in accordance with ESG based accreditation standards
  • Advice for HEIs on the implementation of the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Coordination of several reviews of German agencies against the ESG and German national standards
  • Development of accreditation standards and procedural rules in accordance with the ESG
  • Implementation of the "European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes" in German law
  • Implementation and legal advice: new digital application system of the GAC
  • Member of the project group of the EU funded QACHE project on transnational education
  • Panel chair in an internal quality review of the branch campus of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in Bahrain (2017)

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • Mobility and internationalisation

Note: I have expertise in the areas of recognition, three-cycle degree structure and mobility, as far as the implementation of accreditation requirements in these areas is concerned.

Curriculum Vitae

Mikeska Quadrat

Name

Dr. Sonja Mikeska

Nationality

German

Institution

Saarland University

Department

Quality Office

Work area

Quality Management in Teaching & Learning

Professional history

Dr. Sonja Mikeska has been coordinating the Bologna Process at Saarland University since 2006, where she is currently working as Head of Quality Office. From 2014-2018 she was engaged as Higher Education Reform Expert in the STEERING project, in which international experts supported German Higher Education Institutions in the implementation of critical issues of the Bologna Process. Since 2019 she also offers coaching and consulting services for HEIs on a freelance basis.

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Schindler Quadrat

Name

Prof. Dr. Sabine Schindler

Nationality

German

Institution

University of Innsbruck, Austria

Department

Department of Atmospheric and Cryospheric Sciences

Work area

Astrophysics

Professional history

  • Diploma in Physics, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and PhD in Physics, University of Munich, Germany
  • Max-Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics and for Astrophysics, Garching, Germany
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
  • Liverpool John Moores University, UK
  • Professor for Astrophysics at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Vice Rector for Research at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Rector at UMIT TIROL University, Austria

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Starcevic Quadrat

Name

Assist. Prof. Jelena Starcevic

Nationality

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Serbia

Institution

1. Ministry for Scientific and Technological Development, Higher Education and Information Society, Government of Republic of Srpska
2. Faculty of Philosophy, University of East Sarajevo

Department

Department for Higher Education

Work area

Higher Education

Professional history

  • University professor
  • EACEA expert for assessment of the ERASMUS+ project proposals
  • President and a member of HERE team Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Expert for implementation of Lisbon Recognition Convention in Bosnia and Herzegovina (ERASMUS+ STINT project)
  • Certified trainer for implementation and development of Qualification Framework in Higher Education (Council of Europe)
  • Expert on external self-certification of Centre for Information and Recognition of Foreign Higher Education Diplomas (ENIC) Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Republic Inspector for Education
  • General Secretary of University

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Are
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Vickers Quadrat

Name

Professor Anthony John Vickers

Nationality

British

Institution

University of Essex

Department

School of Computer Science and electronic Engineering

Work area

Computer Science, Electronics, Physics

Professional history

  • PhD Physics,1984, Lancaster University
  • Research Associate, 1984, Physics, Lancaster University
  • Lecture, Physics, 1985, University of Essex
  • Senior Lecturer, Physics, 1994, University of Essex
  • Professor, Physics, 2016, University of Essex

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
Curriculum Vitae

Wagenaar Quadrat

Name

Prof. Dr. Robert Wagenaar

Nationality

Netherlands

Institution

University of Groningen

Department

International Tuning Academy

Work area

History, (Higher) Education and Governance

Professional history

  • Subject Area Coordinator ECTS Pilot Group for History (1989 – 1995)
  • ECTS Counsellor European Commission (1996 – 2004)
  • Chair team of Bologna Experts of the Netherlands (2004-2014)
  • Member of the Team of Bologna Experts of the Netherlands (2015-)
  • Co-coordinator Tuning Educational Structures in the World initiative (2001 -)
  • Consortium Director / President Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Euroculture (involving 8 EU and 4 third country partners) (2005 -)
  • Managing director Department of History (1985-1997)
  • Secretary General / Head Of Policy Department Faculty of Arts (1997-2003)
  • Director / Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Faculty of Arts (2003-2014)
  • Director International Tuning Academy Groningen (2014 -)
  • Professor in History and Politics of Higher Education (2019-)
  • Coordinator of many projects co-financed by the European Commission. Most recent ones: Forward Looking Cooperation Project Measuring and Comparing Achievements in Higher Education in Europe (CALOHEE) (2016 -); Knowledge Alliance Integrating Entrepreneurship and Work-Based Learning in Higher Education (WEXHE) (2017-2019); Capacity Building Projects FORTH (Philippines) (2018-2021); ACE (Latin America) (2020-2022); CALOHE-Asia (2021-2022).

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Recognition of qualifications in compliance with the Lisbon Recognition Convention
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Use of Diploma Supplements
  • Formulation of Learning Outcomes
  • Curriculum development/modularisation
  • Innovative approaches to learning and teaching (e.g. digitalisation)
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae

Zolotaryova Quadrat

Name

Prof. Iryna Zolotaryova

Nationality

Ukraine

Institution

Simon Kuznets Kharkiv National University of Economics
National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance

Department

Information Systems

Work area

  • development of tools to improve the quality of higher education;
  • management of international Master's programmes;
  • creation of cooperation between universities and companies at the local, regional, and national level.

Professional history

Professor,  Head of Information Systems Department (2002-2015),

  • Curriculum development;
  • Implementation of the three-cycle degree structure;
  • Organization of cooperation between IT-companies (more than 35) & the department;
  • Organization of professional certification for professors and students (1332 certificates from 2008);
  • Organization of IT competencies Centers: Microsoft IT-Academy, IBM Smarter Commerce Center.

Head of Ukrainian-French Master Double Diploma Programme MBA “Business Informatics” with University Lyon-2, France, near 300 alumni (from 2005 till now)

  • Curriculum development;
  • Internationalisation of HE.

National Agency for Higher Education Quality Assurance (from 2019 till now)

  • Regulations on accreditation of educational programmes;
  • Regulations on institutional accreditation;
  • Guidelines for experts of the National Agency on the Criteria for evaluating the quality of the educational programme.

Ukraine National Team of higher education reforms experts (HEREs) (from 2015 till now)

  • Internationalisation of HE;
  • ECTS;
  • Expertise of HE standards;
  • Quality Assurance.

Thematic Expertise

  • Implementation of the three-cycle Bachelor-Master-Doctorate degree structure
  • Quality assurance in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area
  • ECTS for student-centred teaching and learning
  • Mobility and internationalisation
Curriculum Vitae
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