Aim: Establish the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) by 2010.
Ministerial meetings every second year (Bologna 1999, Prague 2001, Berlin 2003, Bergen 2005, London 2007, next Leuven 2009), new goals
Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG)
BFUG-Board – Norway -> June 2009
Action Lines The Bologna Declaration 1. System of easily readable and comparable degrees 2. System essentially based on two main cycles 3. System of credits 4. Promotion of mobility 5. European co-operation in quality assurance 6. Tne European dimension The Prague Communiqué 7. Lifelong Learning 8. Higher education institutions and students 9. Promoting the attractiveness of the EHEA The Berlin Communiqué 10. Doctoral studies and the synergy between EHEA and ERA The Bergen Communiqué - The External Dimension Overarching - The Social Dimension
Carry out evaluations with the purpose of revising specific accreditation. Accreditations may be revoked or suspended for the entire institutions or for individual programmes
Carry out other types of evaluations with the general purpose of investigating, assessing and developing the quality of higher education in Norway. The Ministry may instruct NOKUT to undertake such evaluations.