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Fri, May 26



Accreditation of joint programmes: current practices and future perspectives

Current situation in the 4 target countries; presentation of the European Approach; focus on existing barriers to the implementation of the Label

Accreditation of joint programmes: current practices and future perspectives
Accreditation of joint programmes: current practices and future perspectives

Time & Location

May 26, 2023, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM GMT+2


About the event

This webinar addresses key aspects related to joint programmes development and implementation. 

The main purpose of this event (2nd webinar of our series) is discussing current practices (including key challenges), as well as future perspectives, for joint programmes evaluation and accreditation, together with quality assurance and/ or accreditation agencies and Ministries of the five target HE systems (Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Belgium).  

● Introduction held by EDLab representatives 

● Presentation of the current context in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal (by national authorities / QA agencies of the 4 countries) 

● Showcase of the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes (by the Flemish Agency) 

● Q&A   



– Dorothy Kelly 

(Chair) Arqus European University Alliance Coordinator 

– Laura Howard 

General Director of SEA-EU 


– Mark Frederiks

Coordinator International Policy at NVAO 


– Sara Thornton (Université Paris Cité)

Conseillère scientifique, Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche  

– Benjamin DAGOT

Head of European Affairs, Europe and International Department, HCERES 


– Marilena Maniaci,  

Member of the General Council, ANVUR - Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca 


– Artur Santoalha

Deputy to the Secretary of State for Higher Education, Ministry of Science Technology and Higher Education 

– Patricia Pereira

Portuguese Quality Assurance Agency 


– Markus González Beilfuss 

Undersecretary of Universities, Ministry of Universities

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Download webinar documents

After each webinar slideshows and other materials will be available for download here.

1st EDLab webinar: "European policy experimentation in higher education: piloting a joint European degree label"
May 10th 2023
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2nd EDLab webinar: "Accreditation of joint programmes: current practices and future prospectives"
May 26th 2023
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