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1 University of Rijeka Bologna process at the University of Rijeka Prof. dr. Pero Lučin Zagreb, October

2 Locations of the University of Rijeka RIJEKA Rector’s Office Faculty of Medicine Faculty of Engineering Faculty of Maritime Studies Faculty of Economics Faculty of Civil Engineering Faculty of Law Faculty of Philosophy Teachers’ School of Professional Higher Education University Library Students’ Center GOSPIĆ Teachers’ School of Professional Higher Education OPATIJA Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management PULA Faculty of Philosophy Faculty of Economics and Tourism Teachers’ School of Professional Higher Education University Library Students’ Center

3 Number of undergraduate students

4 Postgraduate students by type of study

5 Reforms Curriculum reform Flexibilization and introduction of the credit system Quality Assurance Functional integration Institutional integration Autonomy and flexibility in organization Scientific profilation Natural sciences, ICT, biotechnology Campus Internationalization Third cycle education Partnerships with industry

6 The new University Campus

7 The Foundation of the University of Rijeka SVEUČILIŠTA U RIJECI ZAKLADA

8 Bologna Process at the University of Rijeka PhD studies New study programmes Study regulations Study organization in three cycles New University Statute – Bologna principles built in International Student Guide Repeated University evaluation Salzburg seminar Decision on introduction of the Diploma Supplement Curriculum reform at University constituents Participation in Quality Culture project EUA Establishment of the Committee for introduction of the ECTS system “How Do I See My Study” – the survey Publication of the book “Towards the Society of Knowledge” “Homo si teć u društvo znanja” - public promotion Establishment of the Quality promotion office at the UNIRI Establishment of quality promotion teams at University constituents University evaluation Salzburg seminar

9 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) at the University of Rijeka Introduction of the ECTS at all study programs Tempus Project (coordinators) “Implementation of ECTS and supporting measures” Conditions are created for introduction of the ECTS at all study programs Information package Information support to Diploma Supplement International Student Guide Decision to introduce Diploma Supplement Working groups for ECTS at University constituents ECTS commissioners June 19, 2002 Establishment of the Committee for introduction of the ECTS system February 19, 2002 “Introduction into the ECTS“ workshop ECTS Office at the Rectorate University Coordinator for ECTS

10 Historical background of institutional quality assurance Establishment of quality promotion teams at University constituents Establishment of the Quality promotion office at the UniRi New University Statute – quality assurance an obligation Projects and initiatives 2003/2004 (Senate decision): Orientation/motivational workshops for the first year students Quality culture promotion at the University of Rijeka Student perspective on quality in higher education Teachers’ perspective on quality in higher education On-line students’ rating of teachers’ performance Appointment of deputy rector for quality culture Self evaluation External evaluation by Salzburg Seminar Visiting Advisors Program team QUASYS Tempus project Participation in Quality Culture project EUA Self-evaluation questionnaire ““How do I see my study” ” Self evaluation External evaluation by Salzburg Seminar Visiting Advisors Program team

11 Quality promotion Projects for academic year 2003/04. XXIXIIIIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIX Orientation/motivational practicum for the first year students Project aims:  to help the first year students get acquainted with details connected with the study,  to analyze the first year students’ expectations,  to test and adjust the approach for further application. The project was carried out at seven faculties of University of Rijeka. The students’ feedback and survey results were presented at the workshop. IX Quality culture promotion at the University of Rijeka Project aims: To analyze the present situation and to establish the quality culture promotion system. To build the quality promotion infrastructure.  each faculty appointed the Quality Promotion Team consisting of staff, student and administration representatives. The task of the team was to implement programs and to initiate their own developmental activities.  a visit of EU consultants to University of Rijeka was organized within the CARDS programs  a visit and lecture by Ph.D. O. Havika, University of Bergen, Norway: “The Quality Reform of Higher Education in Norway: Implications for Quality Development Control”. Implications for Quality Development Control”.

12 Quality promotion Projects for academic year 2003/04. Self-evaluation campaign at the Medical faculty, and the Faculty of maritime studies Teachers’ perspective on quality in higher education at the UniRi Project aim: To collect information on teaching quality from teachers’ perspective. All teachers should fill in the self-evaluation questionnaire compatible and comparable with the students’ one. By the end of May 2004 the data will have been collected. Results are going to be presented during September XXIXIIIIIIIIIVVVIVIIVIIIIX Student perspective on quality in higher education at the UniRi Project aim: To analyze the quality of student engagement and their learning experience. May Self-evaluation questionnaire “How do I see my study” was applied on the population of graduate students at all institutions. Data collection and analysis is in progress. Results are going to be presented during September Student’s evaluation of individual courses On-line students’ rating of teachers’ performance Project aim: To set the system of regular teaching quality assessment. The web-based questionnaire was adapted. To be applied during the academic year 2005/06. Quality promotion office web pages June Web site fully operational.

13 Institutional structure of quality culture development at the University of Rijeka RECTOR/ SENATE BORD FOR QUALITY PROMOTION / HEAD OF OFFICE TEAM FOR HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT TEAM FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT (ECTS) EVALUATION CENTER TEAMS AT EACH FACULTY UNIT AT EACH FACULTY TEAM AT EACH FACULTY

14 Four-year cycle of quality assurance Implementation of new curriculum Internal quality assurance Institutional self- evaluation External evaluation Curriculum revision Accreditation University Center + Faculty Units The National Council for Higher Education

15 Tempus projects at the University of Rijeka PARTNER: Teaching and Language Skills: Training Project Strategic Management of Staff Development at University CO-ORDINATOR: Institute of European Law and Comparative Legislation PARTNER: Advanced Regional Cooperation in SEE: Development of Postgraduate Curriculum for Hospitality and Tourism Studies European Studies for the Western Balkans Masters Degree in European Integration in Croatia Financial Management of Croatian Universities Restructuring and Updating Civil Engineering Curriculum MSc Programme Sustainable Energy Engineering PARTNER: Aspects of Organization and Information Systems European Studies: Languages and Cultures in Contact Development of Quality Assurance System in Higher Education CO-ORDINATOR: Postgraduate Programme on Law of European Integration PARTNER: Development of the University International Offices in Croatia Communicational Competence in Language Pluralistic Environment JEP PARTNER: International Management MBA for Croatian Universities Language Communication and Cognitive Neuroscience Moving Ahead with the Bologna Process In Croatia JEP SCM Ivan Mencer: To gather experience at organizing internal audits and their impacts at the University College Dublin IMG

16 Engagement in the activities of the UniAdrion Network WG 3 Cultural Tourism and Development TUR ADRION WG 4 Economy, Communication, Ports and Economic Relations MaEST WG 5 Technical Aspects and Standards of the UniAdrion Network FOCAL POINTS UNIRI coordinator since 2002: Workshop “Sustainable Tourism and Transport Development in the Adriatic-Ionian Region: Seaports and Urban Attractiveness”, Ravenna, 2002 Workshop “Promotion of Sustainable Tourism and Quality in Adrion”, Opatija, 2003 Publication “Sustainable Tourism & Transport Development in Adrion”, 2004 Within the program Master in Economics for a Sustainable Transport Development (MaEST) plans to organize a two week summer school in Rijeka – host Faculty of Maritime Studies UNIRI – a national FOCAL POINT for CROATIA: Meeting in Bologna (2002) to evaluate the equipment needs and standards Training course in Bologna (2003) on “Use of Multimedia Technologies” “UniAdrion Course for the Management of Focal Point Stations” in Bologna, 2004 UNIRI received the equipment necessary for the functioning of the FP station Prof. DANIEL RUKAVINA, Rector of the University of Rijeka is a member of the Board of Advisors, the executive body of UniAdrion

17 Capital investment program at the University: finding a solution for infrastructure Report, conclusions and suggestions - Rector’s Committee for Library activity Survey on use of library services Regulation - integrated library system Activities on development of the integrated library system Self-analysis Library activity at the University of Rijeka: present situation and resolution suggestions Program design for development of the library system at the University of Rijeka University Statute Building the integrated library system Establishment of the Rector’s Committee for Library activity Starts building of new University Library at the Campus on Trsat Tempus Project: Building the University of Rijeka Library System Round Table “What Scientists at the University Expect from the University Library Rijeka” – conclusions accepted by the Senate

18 e-learning e-library e-student office IT academia Web portal University Information Center (SIC) e-Campus Project e-University Pero Lucin, September 2004.

19 e-learning e-learning Center of the University e-learning team of a faculty e-learning manager instructor for design technical support e-learning manager instructor for design technical support e-learning network of the University e-learning e-library e-student office IT academia Web portal University Information Center (SIC) e-Campus Pero Lucin, September 2004.

20 e-library e-learning e-library e-student affairs e-personnel Other integration systems University Information Center (SIC) e-Campus Integrated University portal for access of the Academia community members at the University of Rijeka – purpose is access to the contents offered via Internet/Intranet by member libraries:  Access to shared and specific library catalogues  Integral on-line access, primarily to journal databases available at the University  Unique access to electronic materials (CD-ROMs) available in library holdings  Access to the digitalized library materials (full texts of the exam literature in the frame of the e-learning project, PhD and MA dissertations collection, etc.)  Information and communication integration  standardization (Crolist, encodement)

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