RIETI Policy Symposium

How to Evaluate a University and What For?: Seeking a model for University Evaluations - The European Experiment -

Information

Summary report

Summary report [PDF:75KB]

References

  • The Institutional Review Programme:European University Association (EUA) [PDF:16KB]
  • EUA strategy and guidelines for action
    GENERAL INTRODUCTION [PDF:48KB]
  • Reflection from the higher education institutions' point of view: Accreditation and quality culture [PDF:24KB]
    Dr. Andree Sursock (European University Association)

Agenda / Handouts / Video

13:00-13:15 Introduction to the Symposium's aim and presentation of the problem
"The role of University Evaluation in the University Reform process"
AOKI Masahiko (RIETI President, Professor of Stanford University)
13:15-14:00 Keynote speech #1
"How to Evaluate a University and What For? European Experiences"
Luc WEBER (Professor, University of Geneva) [CV-PDF:56KB]
"JUSTIFICATION AND METHODS OF UNIVERSITY EVALUATION:A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE"
[Presentation-PDF:244KB] [Paper-PDF:52KB]
14:00-14:45 Keynote speech #2
"Empowering European Universities: Evaluation in Practice"
Georges VERHAEGEN (Professor, Universite Libre de Bruxelles) [CV and etc]
"EUA Institutional Review Program"
[Presentation-PDF:52KB] [Paper-PDF:56KB]
14:45-15:00 Break
15:00-16:30 Panel Discussion
"Seeking a model for University Evaluation"
Chairperson:
HARAYAMA Yuko (RIETI Faculty Fellow, Professor of Tohoku University)
Panellists:
KIMURA Tsutomu (President, National Institute for Academic Degrees)
HIRASAWA Ryo (Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)
IKEGAMI Tetsuhiko (Chancellor of Aizu University)
BANDO Kumiko (Head of Personnel Division, MEXT)
AOKI Masahiko (RIETI President, Professor of Stanford University)
16:30-17:00 Q&A
17:00-18:30 Reception Party at Reception Hall,UNU