Presentation on theme: "Prof. Dražena Gašpar, PhD Ivana Zovko, prof."— Presentation transcript:
1 Prof. Dražena Gašpar, PhD Ivana Zovko, prof. University of Mostar BHQFHE kick-off meeting, Paderborn, January 29 – February 1, 2014Prof. Dražena Gašpar, PhDIvana Zovko, prof.
2 UNIVERSITY OF MOSTAR - HISTORY 1. Origins from the Franciscan School of Theology – the first school at a university level in Herzegovina founded in Mostar2. 1959 – the Higher Technical School, mechanical engineering branch founded in Mostar3. 1970/71 - the Higher Technical School became department of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Sarajevo4. 1971/72 – started departments of the Economics and Law Training5. 1977 – founded independent university center – Mostar6. 1992 – 94 WAR
3 Introduction – about University of Mostar - MISSION Student-oriented and research- oriented institution with a fundamental responsibility for the social and cultural development of individuals in preparing their future roles in society.-> prepare students for their professions, and academic training for scientific work-> through research it contributes to the expansion of knowledge to society particularly via the development and implementation of new scientific achievements and technologies.
4 Introduction – about University of Mostar - IDENTITY The only public CROATIAN-speaking university in BiH -> preserving and promoting Croatian cultural identity within BiH and beyond.-> Open and internationally-oriented (mostly Europe-oriented) institution-> Combining the role of developing as an open and tolerant European university with preserving and developing Croatian cultural identity.
5 University of Mostar – Founders Founders of the University of Mostar are the cantons with the Croatian majority in Federation of BiH:Herzegovina-Neretva,West-Herzegovina,Central Bosnia,Posavina andWest Bosnia.Center of the University of Mostar is in the capital city of Herzegovina – in Mostar.
6 Introduction – about University of Mostar The University of Mostar comprises:Institutes forAgricultureEconomicsCivil engineeringCroatian language, literature and historyLatin languageLawMechanical engineeringOtherUniversity libraryStudent dormitoryStudent UnionStudent ServicesUniversity Sports FacilitiesFaculties:AgricultureEconomicsCivil engineeringMedicineLawMechanical engineeringand computingSocial Sciences and HumanitiesNatural Science and EducationHealth studiesPharmacyAcademy of fine artsAround studentsAround 1000 teachers and associates
7 University of Mostar - Location The University has around ,00 m² of space:Central campus in MostarNew campus in suburb of MostarFaculty of Medicine and Faculty of Health studies are located in the area of University Clinical Medical Centre MostarThe Academy of fine arts is located in Široki Brijeg (20 km from Mostar)Dislocated studies in Vitez, Kiseljak, Livno, Orašje, Odžak, Jajce and Žepče.
8 Introduction – about University of Mostar MANAGEMENTUNIVERSITY LEVEL- Governing Council- Senate- Rector and vice-rectors- General SecretaryFACULTY LEVEL- Academic Council- Dean and vice-deans- Secretary
9 University of MostarThe studies are composed of following three levels:3 YEARS180 ECTSDOCTORAL STUDYPh.D1-2 YEARSECTSMASTER STUDYMasterUNDERGRADUATE STUDY3-4 YEARSECTSBachelor
10 Developing of Quality management system QUALITY ASSURANCEDeveloping of Quality management systemDevelopment goals: General: - creation of quality culture and policy - breaking resistance to changes - accepting high quality standards In detail: - appropriate organization, governance and funding - sustainable human resources policy - enrolment policy according to society and market - teaching process, curricula and mobility - scientific work and research
11 1 4 2 3 QUALITY ASSURANCE Continuous validation and improvement Internal qualityassurance1CurriculumrevisionInstitutionalself-evaluation423AccreditationExternalevaluationFour-year cycle of quality assurance
12 Role of SVEMO in BHQFHE project Partner institutionTake active role in all planned project activities, specialy in:Developing and creating Guidelines for BHQFHECreating of Sectorial statementsDeveloping of Implementation model at institutional levelResponsible for Pilot study programs reviewing and conducting QA mechanismsManagement of the Project at SVEMO
13 SVEMO - skills and expertise in the QF field BHQFHE project team (prof. Snježana Rezić, prof. Dražena Gašpar, prof. Zrinka Knezović and Ivana Zovko) has longtime experience related to developing of QA and QF at B&H.Prof. Gašpar, Rezić and Knezović were included in developing of the Baseline of the B&H Qualifications Framework adopted in 2011Prof. Gašpar was memeber of Commision established by Ministry of civil afairs which recently finished Action plan for designing the qualifications framework in Bosnia and Herzegovina (document has not been adopted yet)Number of academic and administrative staff of SVEMO has been educated about QF through different projects
14 Expectations from BHQFHE Project Enhancing knowledge about QF and EU experience in QF implementationTraininig of trainers - capacity building to write and assess LOs linked with sectorial descriptorsImplementation of project results (sectorial statements developed) at all study programs with inclusion of LOs at program and subject level.