Near-EU's first network meeting took place at the Technische Universitat Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt), November 4-5 2016. The meeting aimed to reiterate the project objectives and main components as well as to exchange ideas on its central themes. The meeting set the groundwork for the implementation of the project's main initiatives (BRCs and Research). Presentations on various aspects of higher education internationalisation, the Bologna Process, and European higher education policy more broadly, were given by Network partners. 

Researching the Bologna Process from Different Theoritical Frameworks - Dr. Foteini Asderaki

BOLOGNA, EHEA,
INTERNATIONALISATION and
THE HITCHHIKER’S GUIDE 
TO THE GALAXY - Moshe Amir

European Higher Education Policy
Outside of Europe:
From the “External Dimension”
to the Global Strategy of the Bologna Process - Prof. Pavel zgaga

Bologna Process:
A regionalism perspective - Dr. Meng-Hsuan Chou

The Bologna Process:
a View from the Outside -  Conrad King