Created on 10 December 2018

The last workshop within the Project "Strengthening of Internationalisation in BiH Higher Education" (STINT project) was held in Ghent from 27 to 29 November 2018. The host of the meeting was the KU Leuven. The topics of this workshop were criteria for assessing of internationalization of public universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Every university had an opportunity to select two criteria of internationalization and present the self-evlauation report conducted based on these two criteria in accordance with the Guide for Assesing the Quality in Internationalization developed within the STINT Project.

STINT Workshop Ghent 2Beside this, all project partners presented their plans related to the dissemination and sustainability plan in draft version. The representative of the Centre for Information and Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education highlighted that the Centre will assure sustainability of the project activity related to procedures of academic recognition because it comes out of from Centre’s competencies.

The representatives of the Centre took also this opportunity to present the new Twinning project Strenghtening Institutional Capacity for Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education launched in October 2018 with the major goal of improving the system for recognition of foreign qualifications in higher education and to allow participation of holders of such qualifications in the labour market in BiH.

With this workshop, all project activities have been finished with the general opinion that this project has initiated very important activities concerning internationalization of higher education in Bosnia and Herzegovina and can be considered as the best structural project in higher education so far.

The final Conference will be held in the Brcko District of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the beginning of April 2019.