Belgium – Flemish Community

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Structure of Higher Education System


Within the Bologna Process, participating countries have committed to elaborating national qualifications frameworks by 2010 and to launch this work by 2007. The aim was to establish a European Higher Education Area by 2010. Countries have been invited to carry out self-certification exercises to verify the compatibility with the overarching framework of qualifications of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) As these self-certification exercises are completed, the self-certification reports will be published at Thanks to the Bologna Process, all higher education programmes in Flanders (Belgium) were transformed into the Three-Tier structure, “Bachelor-Master-Doctor”-structure, by the Law on Higher Education Reform of 4 April 2003. The National Framework of Qualifications in Higher Education in Flanders is compatible with the overarching Framework for...

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