9 May 2013 / 16:15 - 17:45
10 May 2013 / 14:00 - 14:45
Joint study programmes in practice – how to build up and implement a joint study programme – lessons learnt from the implementation of EMQA tool (Erasmus Mundus Quality Assurance for International Higher Education Master and Doctoral Progamme)
Internationalisation of HEIs: dilemmas and opportunities for universities
Michael Blakemore is a UK Bologna Expert, Technical Director of Ecorys UK, Emeritus Professor of Geography at Durham University, and Honorary Research Fellow at Durham Business School. In 2012 he worked with UNESCO preparing a Global Report on ICTs for the Education of Persons with Disabilities. He has worked at high-levels with the Commission as Rapporteur for Ministerial Conferences on eGovernment and eInclusion, and is Chair of the Marie Curie Economics and Social Science Evaluation Panel since 2012. He has worked since 2008 with DG EAC building Quality Assurance structures and indicators for Erasmus Mundus Courses, as well as working on issues of degree recognition and sustainability of joint programmes. In 2013 he is leading a study on the innovative international Master and Doctoral programmes of the EIT – European Institute of Innovation and Technology.