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Bologna Process

GCM Thematic Cluster Areas: 
Irregular migration and regular pathways
Migration and Education, Recognition of skills and qualifications

The Bologna Process is a collective effort of public authorities, universities, teachers, and students, together with stakeholder associations, employers, quality assurance agencies, international organisations, and institutions, including the European Commission.
The main focus is:

  • the introduction of the three cycle system (bachelor/master/doctorate)
  • strengthened quality assurance and
  • easier recognition of qualifications and periods of study

Widely differing education and training systems in Europe have traditionally made it hard for Europeans to use qualifications from one country to apply for a job or a course in another. Increased compatibility between education systems makes it easier for students and job seekers to move within Europe.

GFMD Source: 

GFMD 2017 Summit Meeting - RT 3.1 "Raising the Global Talent Pool – Harnessing the Potential of the Private Sector for Global Skills Partnerships