Sjur Bergan

Sjur Bergan

Head of the Education Department of the Council of Europe

Sjur Bergan is Head of the Education Department of the Council of Europe. He was one of the main authors of the Lisbon Recognition Convention and is a former Co-Secretary of the ENIC Network as well as of the Council of Europe’s Higher Education and Research Committee.

He also represents the Council of Europe in the Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG) and is a frequent contributor to the discussion of higher education policies in Europe. He is the author of numerous articles as well as of two monographs in the Council of Europe Higher Education Series: Qualifications: Introduction to a Concept (2007) and Not by Bread Alone (2011).