State-of-the-Art HE Management – in line with Bologna principles

Monday 3 February 2014

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tempus_Bologna-principles_bigA new university cooperation experience started under the three-year national Tempus project, Governance Reform priority, EACEA N° 35/2012, 6th call:

GOVERN – Fostering autonomy and accountability: Development of State-of-the-Art HE Management System for efficient changes in line with Bologna principles

The wider objective is to enable application of the state-of-the-art management system at Armenian HEIs for promoting effective and efficient structural changes in line with Bologna agenda thus enhancing HEIs autonomy and accountability.

  • The specific objectives target enhancement of autonomy and accountability of HEIs through:

• building on the capacity of administrative staff for managing system changes efficiently

• revising the legal (system level) and regulatory (HEI level) frameworks in line with Bologna action lines;

• establishing the state-of-the-art university management system through overhaul of approaches to system changes: strategic, financial and human resource management

• introducing working approaches to student-centered educational provisions: ECTS and academic programme management to assure quality and promote student mobility.

  • The principle outcomes/outputs include:

• Building on capacity of top and middle level administration to enable Bologna action lines implementation;

• New legal (system-wide) and regulatory (HEIs) frameworks in line with Bologna lines;

• State-of-the-art management system based on new approaches to strategic and structural management, budget allocation, human resource management;

• Indicators and criteria for academic programme and student mobility operationalization;

• New approaches to managing academic programmes and office of academic affairs and registrar (installation of student portal and student affairs information management system).

The HEIs are from a single CIS country – Armenia. It will allow deeper understanding of the needs of developing systems and customization to specific country and institutions priorities.

For further information please contact Luisa Ardizzone,