Dr. Samo Pavlin is researcher in the area of Education and Employment at the University of Ljubljana. He is also Principal of National Research programme “Sociological aspects of sustainable socio-spatial and manpower development of Slovenia in Europe” at the University of Ljubljana. Recently he supervised and participated in several international projects on education and employment. He was a principle researcher in the transversal project 7EU VET [short for Detailed Methodological Approach to Understanding the VET Educational System in 7 European Countries]. He was also involved in several other studies of the OECD and Slovenian Government (Recognition and Certification of Non Formal Learning, Implementation of the National Qualifications Framework, …). As a coordinator he completed the international HEGESCO project [short for Higher Education as a Generator of Strategic Competencies] that was as a successor of the REFLEX project (6FP project) nominated as a success story of ERASMUS research related projects in 2010. As coordinator he also participated in the international DEHEMS project [short for Development of Higher Education Management Systems] and in the EMCOSU project [short for Emerging Modes of Cooperation between Private Sector Organisations and Universities]. He has authored and co-authored more than 33 articles, book chapters and monographs in Slovenia and internationally.