Paper Abstracts

EHEA principles
Thematic coordinator - Pavel Zgaga

Pavel Zgaga Reconsidering the EHEA Principles: Is there a "Bologna Philosophy"?
Anne Corbett Principles, problems, politics...What does the historical record of EU cooperation in higher education tell the EHEA generation?
Terhi Nokkala, Institutional autonomy and the attractiveness of the European Higher Education Area - facts or tokenistic discourse?
Elsa Hackl and John Brennan Tensions in the European Higher Education Area? Public good and public responsibility versus Directive 2006/123/EC. Social Dimension versus Diversity
Marina Elias Andreu, Implications of the Bologna Process for equity in higher education
Klemen Miklavič, Bologna Process in the confrontation between academic values and commodification of higher education

Teaching and Learning
Thematic coordinator - Hanne Smidt

Hanne Smidt Education as transformation
Angele Attard and Koen Geven Time for Student Centered Learning
Dominic Orr Access to higher education - a maze, but which one and for whom?
Kai Muehleck On the tracks of students and graduates: methods and uses of tracking procedures in European higher education.

Åsa Lindberg-Sand

Has the past decade of higher education reform changed the curricula of higher education degrees and made students qualifications useful and reliable?
Michael Huber Mobility, ECTS and Grading A common currency and the emergence of local conversion rates

Quality Assurance
Thematic coordinator - Andrée Sursock

Andrée Sursock Quality Assurance and the Bologna Process
Tia Loukkola A snapshot on the internal quality assurance in EHEA
Achim Hopbach External quality assurance at national level and its links to the European level
Jeremy Cox Many voices, one song: the role of Europe-wide evaluation tools in emphasising enhancement and promoting the modernisation agenda of the EHEA
Ellen Hazelkorn European “transparency instruments”: Driving the Modernisation of European Higher Education
Mihai Paunescu, Bogdan Florian, Gabriel-Marian Hâncean Internalizing quality assurance in higher education: challenges of transition in enhancing the institutional responsibility for quality
Fernando Miguel Galán Palomares Consequences of student participation in Quality Assurance

Thematic coordinator - Peter van der Hijden

Peter van der Hijden Mobility key to the EHEA and ERA
Conor O'Carroll, Lewis Purser, Sinead Lucey, Nina McGuinness The PhD in Europe: developing a system that will increase the internationalisation of universities through mobility
Sacha Garben Student Mobility in the EU - Recent Case Law, Reflections and Recommendations
Irina Ferencz and Bernd Waechter Student Mobility in Europe. Recent trends and implications of data collection
Hans de Wit Student mobility between Europe and the rest of the world: trends, issues and challenges
Chripa Schneller The offspring of a mobile generation: students with an immigrant background in higher education
Ulrich Teichler Student Mobility in Europe: The Informational Value of Official Statistics and Graduate Surveys

HE Governance in the EHEA
Thematic coordinator - Pedro Teixera & Robin Middlehurst

Pedro Teixera and Robin Middlehurst Higher Education Governance within the European Higher Education Area
Harry de Boer A cross national comparison of Higher educations markets in Western Europe
Catherine Paradeise How much do new patterns of University governance can contribute to the emergence of World class universities in Europe?
Roberto Moscati "University governance in changing European systems of higher education"
Hans Pechar The decline of the academic oligarchy?
Manja Klemenčič The changing conceptions of student participation in higher education governance in the framework of the Bologna Process/EHEA
Alberto Amaral Higher education reforms in Europe: a comparative perspective of new legal frameworks in Europe

HE financing
Thematic coordinator - Liviu Matei

Liviu Matei Financing of higher education
 Enora Bennetot Pruvot European universities diversifying income streams
 Marcel Gérard Who is to pay for mobile students?
James Powell Leadership, Entrepreneurialism and Financing for Improved Academic Enterprise  in Higher Education, Europe in a Global Perspective
 Kata Orosz Accountability and the public funding of higher education: A comparison of state policies, stakeholder views and institutional responses in the US and Europe
Lazăr Vlăsceanu and Adrian Miroiu Relating quality and funding. An institutionalist analysis of the Romanian case

Diversification of higher education institutions missions as a response to global competition
Thematic coordinator - Sybille Reichert

Sybille Reichert Approaches to Institutional Diversity: Refocusing our zoom onto a moving target
Ellen Hazelkorn Everyone wants to be like Harvard" - or do they? Cherishing all Missions Equally
Liviu ANDREESCU, Adrian CURAJ, Radu GHEORGHIU, Viorel PROTEASA Institutional Diversification and Homogeneity in Romanian Higher Education: The Larger Picture (title subject to change)
Frans Kaiser, Marike Faber,
Ben Jongbloed
U-MAP, University activity profiles in practice
Ulrich Teichler Diversity of Higher Education in Europe and the Findings of a Comparative Study of the Academic Profession
Ole-Jacob Skodvin How to measure institutional profiles in the Norwegian HE landscape

Foresight/Futures of HEI
Thematic coordinator - Ziauddin Sardar

Ziauddin Sardar Transmodern journeys: Future studies and Higher Education
Adrian CURAJ,
Systemic Foresight for Romanian Higher Education
Jennifer M. Gidley Re-imagining the Role and Function of Higher Education for Alternative Futures through Embracing New Ways of Knowing
Vinay Lal The Politics and Consequences of Eurocentrism in University Disciplines
Philine Warnke Innovations futures and their implications for higher education
Eddie Blass Is Bologna sustainable in the future?  Future testing the Bologna principles.
Attila Havas Multiple futures for higher education in a multi-level structure

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