8th Annual Conference – Budapest 1998

budapest_2EURASHE organised its 8th Annual Conference titled ‘Changing Relations between Government and Higher Education in terms of Autonomy, Quality and Finance‘ in Budapest (Hungary) on 29 May 1998. Underneath are further information on:

(Photograph: CC by-nc by Chirs Chabot)

Following is the programme of the event:

Day 1 – Friday 29 May 1998

09.30 – Welcome by Søren Nørgaard, President of EURASHE

09.40 – Higher Education Policy in Hungary: Bálint Magyar, Minister of Education and Culture

10.00 – Comprehensive approach of the Higher Education in Europe: Malcolm Skilbeck, OECD

10.40 – Reform of the extra-university sector in Hungary: József Roóz, President College of Directors’ Conference in Hungary

11.10 – Role of Higher Education in EUROPE: Representative of European Commission Brussels (DG XXII)

11.40 – Quality – Financing – autonomy in the Higher Education in Hungary: László Dinya, Deputy State Secretary of Higher Education and Culture

12.15 – Lunch

14.30 – Higher Education in Poland and perspectives about International cooperation: Jan Wojtyla, Rector of the University of Katowice (Poland)

15.00 – Higher Education in the Baltic countries and more particularly in Lithuania: Gintautas Bražiūnas, President of Lithuanian, Association of Colleges

15.30 – Strategies and Future of EURASHE: Edward Dhondt, Secretary-General of EURASHE

16.00 – Coffee

16.30 – Closing Conference: Søren Nørgaard, President of EURASHE

17.00 – Reception

Following are the speakers of the event:

  • Søren Nørgaard - Søren Nørgaard, a previous President and Secretary General of EURASHE, he was also Senior Advisor of the organisation. † Søren Nørgaard (Denmark), 5th President of EURASHE (1998 – 2000), 3rd Secretary General... Read more
  • Edward Dhondt - Edward Dhondt (Belgium), was the third president of EURASHE between 1994 and 1996 and went on to be the second secretary general of the organisation between 1996 and 2000. Previously... Read more
  • Malcolm Skilbeck - Malcolm Skilbeck is an education consultant, formerly vice chancellor of Deakin University and professor of Curriculum Studies at the University of London Institute of Education. Professor Malcolm Skilbeck is also an Educational... Read more
  • Prof. László Dinya - Prof. László Dinya is a professor at the University of Szeged and Eszterhazy Károly University – Eger in Hungary. Former he was Director, Vice-Director at several University Colleges, President of... Read more
  • Bálint Magyar - Dr. Bálint Magyar is a former Minister of Education and Culture of Hungary.
  • József Roóz - József Roóz has been Rector Emeritus of the Budapest Business School (BBS) (Hungary). President and Representative of the Association for Higher Level Vocational Training, as well as President of the... Read more
  • Jan Wojtyla - Prof. Dr. Jan Wojtyla has been Rector of the University of Katowice (Poland).
  • Following are the practicalities of the event:


  • European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) - EURASHE is the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education that offer professionally orientated programmes and are engaged in applied research within the Bologna cycles. EURASHE represents universities of applied sciences... Read more
  • Following is the material of the event: