EquNet – Enhancing Equitable Access to Higher Education

EURASHE is a partner in the EquNet project on Enhancing Equitable Access to Higher Education.

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The project has the aim to increase access to European Higher Education for all groups, particularly marginalised or non-traditional educated groups (migrants, continuing learners, adult learners, ‘post-professionals’ i.e. those at the end of the Lifelong Learning curve).

Together, the partners are working towards bringing an evidence-based approach to policy making on equity in higher education in Europe.

Following are events related to the project:

EquNet Conference on Equity in European Higher Education: State of the research, problems, ideas and perspectives
Brussels (Belgium), 7 Nov 2012,
EquNet 9th project meeting
Brussels (Belgium), 6 Nov 2012,
EquNet 8th project meeting
Brussels (Belgium), 14 May 2012 - 15 May 2012,
EquNet project meeting
Brussels (Belgium), 14 Feb 2012,
EquNet Conference on the Social Dimension
Sofia (Bulgaria), 8 Nov 2011 - 9 Nov 2011,
EquNet 7th project meeting
Sofia (Bulgaria), 8 Nov 2011 - 9 Nov 2011,
EquNet 6th project meeting
Budapest (Hungary), 20 Sep 2011 - 21 Sep 2011,
EquNet 5th project meeting
Vienna (Austria), 27 Apr 2011 - 28 Apr 2011,
20th Annual Conference: Implementing Bologna: Turning rhetoric into reality
Tallinn (Estonia), 14 Oct 2010 - 15 Oct 2010,
Following are documents in EURASHE’s library that are related to the project:

Following are the partners of the project:

  • 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
  • European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN)- The European Distance and E-Learning Network exists to share knowledge and improve understanding amongst professionals in distance and e-learning and to promote policy and practice across the whole of Europe... Read more
  • European Students’ Union (ESU)- The European Students’ Union (ESU) is an umbrella organisation of 47 National Unions of Students from 39 countries. The aim of ESU is to represent and promote the educational, social,... Read more
  • Hochschul-Informations-System GmbH (HIS)- The Hochschul-Informations-System eG (HIS) enables German institutions of higher education (universities and universities of applied sciences) and their administrations to work and function more effectively. We focus on software development... Read more
  • MENON Network- MENON is a European innovation and research network, which provides information, evaluation, consultancy and development support to policy makers, research communities, industry and society at large on issues related to learning,... Read more
  • SCIENTER- SCIENTER is a research centre and service provider organisation, active in the field of education and training. Created by the initiative of a group of professionals, SCIENTER was established in... Read more
  • University of Ljubljana- University of Ljubljana is an institution with a very rich tradition. It was established in 1919 on the foundations of a long-established pedagogical tradition. It is a very large university,... Read more
  • Zentrum für Soziale Innovation (ZSI)- The ZSI is a scientific institute, founded 1990 as a not for profit association under Austrian law. Institutes, private companies, public and international organisations are invited to support ZSI activities... Read more
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    Following are some of the experts involved in the project:

  • Andreas Bohonnek- Andreas Bohonnek studied economics and sociology at the University of Vienna (Austria). Final degree in Sociology. He worked as tutor and project assistant at the Institute of Sociology at University of Vienna,... Read more
  • Anthony F. Camilleri- Anthony F. Camilleri is a tertiary education policy consultant. He holds qualifications in law from the University of Malta, and was also active in the Malta national students’ union and... Read more
  • Dorit Griga- Dorit Griga studied political science, economics and communication science at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). From 2004 to 2007 she worked as student research assistant... Read more
  • Nikitas Kastis- Nikitas Kastis has a First Honours Degree in Engineering and a Ph.D. in Financial Management and Project Evaluation from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He was Research Associate... Read more
  • Kai Mühleck- Kai Mühleck studied political science, economics, and sociology at the Universities of Heidelberg (Germany) and Manchester (United Kingdom). In 2001 he graduated at the University of Heidelberg. 2001-08 he worked... Read more
  • Iva Voldánová- Iva Voldánová is a former project associate of EURASHE. In 2009-2013 she worked on the follow-up and monitoring of European projects assisted the Secretary General in policy activities. Previously, she... Read more