01/12/2021 - 02/12/2021
online, hosted by Slovenia
Category: BFUG Meetings


 Seventy-eighth Bologna Follow-Up Group meeting, online, hosted by Slovenia, 1-2 December 2021.




1. Welcome and introduction to the meeting

Opening remarks by Dr. Simona Kustec, Slovenia, Minister of Education, Science and Sport.
Opening remarks by Dr. Karen Trchounian, Armenia, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports.
Welcome by the BFUG Co-chairs (Slovenia, Armenia) and Vice-chair (Albania).

2. Adoption of the agenda

BFUG_SI_AM_78_ Draft Agenda.

BFUG_SI_AM_78_Draft Annotated Agenda

3. Information by the outgoing BFUG Co-chairs

4. Information on the BFUG Board meeting

BFUG Board_SI_AM_77_Minutes

5. Update from the BFUG Secretariat

BFUG_SI_AM_78_BFUG Secretariat Update

6. Update from the Bologna Implementation Coordination Group (BICG)

6.1. TPG A on Qualifications Frameworks.
6.2. TPG B on the Lisbon Recognition Convention.
6.3. TPG C on Quality Assurance.

7. Information on Declaration of Intent by the Baltic States and the Benelux member states on the automatic mutual recognition of Higher Education Degrees

BFUG_SI_AM_78_Treaty_Automatic Recognition_Presentation


8. Updates from the BFUG Working Structures

Working Group on Monitoring the Implementation of the Bologna Process
Working Group on Fundamental Values
Working Group on Social Dimension
Working Group on Learning & Teaching
Coordination Group on Global Policy Dialogue
Working Group on San Marino Roadmap
Working Group on San Marino Roadmap BFUG Report
Network of National Qualifications Frameworks Correspondents
Task Force on Enhancing Knowledge Sharing in the EHEA community
Task Force to Increase Synergies Between the EHEA, the Higher Education Dimension of the EEA and the ERA


9. Possible modification of the order of the BFUG Co-chairmanship

Background Note
ESU Letter
Belarus Note
Holy See Note
Statement to the BFUG


10. Update from the European Commission on the European Strategy for Universities and on the application for projects


11. Updates from the Consultative Members

Update from the Council of Europe
Update from Education International / ETUCE
Update from ENQA
Update from EQAR
BFUG December 2021


12. Updates from the Consultative Members

Update from ESU
Update from EUA
Update from EURASHE
Update from UNESCO
Update from EUROSTUDENT to the BFUG_Dec2021


13. Information by the incoming Co-chairs

BFUG Board Meeting in Azerbaijan (9 February 2022)
BFUG meeting in France (11-12 April 2022)


14. AOB