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ERASMUS+ PROJECT "PROMOTING INTERNATIONALIZATION OF RESEARCH THROUGH ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATIONALIZATION
OF CYCLE 3 QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM IN LINE WITH THE EUROPEAN INTEGRATION" C3QA

Yerevan Final Dissemination Conference

Erasmus+ “Promoting internationalization of research through establishment and operationalization of Cycle 3 Quality Assurance System in line with the European Integration” (C3QA)

 

September 26-27, 2019, Yerevan Armenia

 

Final dissemination conference

 

 

The final dissemination conference of the Erasmus+ Project on “Promoting internationalization of research through establishment and operationalization of Cycle 3 Quality Assurance System in line with the European Integration (C3QA)” took place between September 26-27, 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia.

 

The opening of the conference was marked by the welcome speeches delivered by Prof. Jean-Marc Lavest, Rector of French University in Armenia, Mrs. Arevik Anapiosyan, Vice- Minister, Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the RA, H.E. Mr. Jonathan Lacôte, Ambassador of France in Armenia, H.E. Mrs. Andrea Wiktorin, Ambassador, Head of EU delegation in Armenia, Mrs. Lana Karlova, Coordinator of National Erasmus+ office in Armenia.

 

The conference focused on two big themes: policy options and external/internal quality assurance systems for cycle 3 programmes.  It was divided into panel sessions consisting of presentations of the panelists and follow-up discussions. Firstly, presentations provided European practices of policy options and external/internal quality assurance systems for doctoral programmes as tools for implementation of these policies. Secondly, the results of the work accomplished by each partner under the C3QA project – specifically the changes and amendmentsthat had been introduced and recommendations that had been made to the policy/legal frameworks regulating cycle 3 programmes in each partner country – were shared. 

The follow-up discussions led by a facilitator provided participants an opportunity to raise questions, exchange opinions and receive feedback.

This final dissemination conference targeted policy makers, students, faculty members and administrative staff of higher education and research institutions involved in organization, delivery and quality assurance of the cycle 3 (doctoral) programmes and hosted more than 97 participants from Armenia and elsewhere.

 

 

The 6th Coordination meeting of the project took place on the 26th of September, 2019 addressing several areas of discussion, in particular: presentation of preliminary results of the independent external review of the project deliverables, follow-up activities in lines of preliminary results of the external review the project deliverables, questions related to project management, preparation of project final report. The culmination of the dissemination conference was the signature of agreements for further cooperation between the project partner institutions. Afterwards, the participants went for a cultural tour for enjoyable sightseeing and networking around Yerevan.

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

  • More Photos from the Yerevan final conference are available here.

 

  • Evaluation form on the Yerevan final conference is available here. 

 

 

 

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