Andrejs Rauhvargers was born in Riga, Latvia and has a Ph.D. from the University of Latvia. He is Secretary General of the Latvian Rectors’ Council and senior advisor of the European University Association (EUA). Andrejs Rauhvargers is also author of a number other major reports and publications on various aspects of international higher education such as recognition, joint degrees, higher education quality assurance, qualifications frameworks and others and has also been co-editor of several volumes of the Council of Europe Higher Education series. In 2011 carried out a study and EUA published his report “Global University Rankings and their impact”. Chair of working group and author of Bologna Process Stocktaking/Implementation reports of the periods of 2005-2007; 2007-2009 and 2009-2012.