Seminar on Bologna process took place in Minsk with support of the CoE Information Point

On March 3, 2015 the seminar «Implementation of the European Higher Education Area: Challenges and Opportunities» took place at the Belarusian State University’s Rector’s hall. It was organized by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus in co-operation with Education Department of the Council of Europe and with support of the CoE Information Point in Minsk.

The event opened with welcome words by the Belarus’ Minister of Education Mikhail Zhuravkov and by the Head of the Council of Europe Education Department, Sjur Bergman.

During the seminar Belarusian experts and their colleagues from European countries studied issues on implementing instruments of European higher education area in national higher education system. European experts were introduced to the experience of Belarus’ cooperation with the European higher education area. Interventions were made by the following participants: V. Bogush, First Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Belarus; A. Rauhvargers, Latvian Rectors’ Council Secretary-General and Co-Chair of the Bologna Follow Up Group (BFUG); G. Harutyunyan, Head of BFUG Secretariat; B. Banaszak, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland, F. Bechina, Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education Under Secretary.