Forgot Details?

Conference "Dimensions of Quality Assurance in Informatics Education 2011" at Lake Como, Italy, Sep 22/23, 2011. Read more...

FAQ on Accreditation updated (June 6th, 2011)

An updated version of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Accreditation with EQANIE is now available for download.


Italian Translation of the Euro-Inf Framework available (Apr 15th 2011)

The Italian translation of the Euro-Inf Framework Standards and Accreditation Criteria is now available for download.


Country Reports Latvia and Italy available for download

Reports on the state of implementation of the Bologna process with regard to quality assurance and enhancement in informatics higher education in Italy and Latvia were prepared and are available for download:



HEQEC adopts Euro-Inf Standards

At the meeting of the Euro-Inf Spread Project on March 16th, 2010, in Milan the Latvian Higher Education Quality Evaluation Center, HEQEC, announced that the Euro-Inf Standards and Criteria will serve as basis for the assessment of informatics study programmes by HEQEC in the future...




Day 1: Thursday 22nd September, 2011

12:00 – 12:45 Registration, light lunch

12:45 – 13:30 h  Welcome Adresses

Prof. Silvana Castano, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, President of GRIN

Dr. Iring Wasser, Project Leader, Euro-Inf Spread at ASIIN Consult

Ms. Roberta Manoni, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

13:30 – 14:00 h  Disseminating Quality: The Euro-Inf Spread Project 2009-2011

Ms Frauke Muth, Euro-Inf Spread Project Coordinator at ASIIN Consult


14:00 – 14:40 h   First Keynote

The Future of Field-Specific Quality Assurance Networks and their Role in the European Higher Education Area

Dr. Guy Haug, Expert of the European Higher Education Area

14:40 - 15:00 h - Time for your questions and discussion –

15:00 – 15:45 h    Coffee Break

15:45 -16:25 h Second Keynote

EQANIE – Status and achievements after Two Years of Striving for Quality

Prof. Hans-Ulrich Heiss, President of EQANIE


16:25 – 16:45 Time for your questions and discussion

16:45 – 17:25 h Third Keynote

Research Assessment in Informatics, Computer Science and IT Departments and Institutes - A new Initiative by Informatics Europe

Prof. Letizia Tanca, Politecnico di Milano


17:25 – 17:45 Time for your questions and discussion

17:45 – 18:00 h   Wrap up of Conference Day 1

Dr. Iring Wasser, ASIIN Managing Director

18:00 – 18:30 h Official Award of the first Euro-Inf Quality Labels


Dr. Liz Bacon, EQANIE Accreditation Committee,

Prof. Hans-Ulrich Heiss, President of EQANIE

20:00 h   Gala Dinner, Venue: Lake Como


Day 2: Friday 23th September, 2011

Parallel Workshops

08:30 - 10:30 h Session 1: Working with the Euro-Inf Learning Outcomes – Information for EQANIE applicant HEIs

"Learning outcomes as a key instrument for quality enhancement of degree programmes"

Ms. Frauke Muth, Secretary General, EQANIE

"The role of the Euro-Inf learning outcomes in the EQANIE accreditation process", including case studies from informatics higher education

Dr. Liz Bacon, EQANIE Accreditation Committee



08:30 - 10:30 h Session 2: Accreditation of Continuing Professional Development Programmes

"The Euro-Inf draft Criteria for Accreditation of Continuing Professional Development Programmes"

Prof. Manfred Nagl, Euro-Inf Spread Task Group on CPD (tbc.)


Open feedback session with interested stakeholders

Moderation: Dr. Iring Wasser

10:30 – 11:00 h    Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 h   Plenary Session: Presentation of the Workshop Results by the Moderators

11:30 – 12:00 h    Joint Presentation

"Accreditation from the perspective of three European Higher Education Institutions – Benefits, Pitfalls, Recommendations"

Prof. Silvana Castano (Universita' degli Studi di Milano), Prof. Janis Grundspenkis (Riga Technical University), Dipl.-Inform. Stefan Schiffer (RWTH Aachen University).


12:00 – 12:30 Q&A session with the representatives of the three universities

12:30 – 13:00 h Closing Address

"Prospects and Developments in European Informatics"

Prof. Hans-Ulrich Heiss, President of EQANIE


13:00    Farewell Lunch

Download the Conference Proceedings as pdf file

© 2018 EQANIE e.V.