Year 2020, Volume 5 , Issue 4, Pages 1083 - 1121 2020-12-28

Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms

Lala MAMMADOVA [1] , Anar VALİYEV [2]


This study explores the progress of the 15-year old Bologna reform in major Azerbaijani public universities. The focus of the study was to investigate the level of student involvement in the transformation process of the European Higher Education Area. The data for the research were collected from a survey conducted among 2,400 bachelor’s and master’s students, as well as through semi-structured interviews with university administrators and experts. The study mainly examines the key elements of Bologna process – degree structure, quality assurance, mobility, and social dimension. The study found that despite the remarkable progress in the development of higher education system in the country, much work still needs to be done at the institutional level to involve students in all stages of the reform process. Huge discrepancies and shortages are observed with respect to the role of students in the quality assurance process both at the external and internal level. In terms of the internationalization of institutions, formal strategies and targets, as well as sufficient funding, are not yet fully existent in higher education institutions. Meanwhile, students in the chosen universities are either unaware of student support services or unsatisfied with the provision of those services.
Bologna process in Azerbaijan, EHEA, Student involvement in Bologna
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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Makaleler
Authors

Author: Lala MAMMADOVA (Primary Author)
Institution: The Institute of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Country: Azerbaijan


Author: Anar VALİYEV
Institution: ADA University
Country: Azerbaijan


Supporting Institution The Institute of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Thanks Authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Institute of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Dates

Publication Date : December 28, 2020

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APA Mammadova, L , Valiyev, A . (2020). Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms . Research in Educational Administration and Leadership , 5 (4) , 1083-1121 . DOI: 10.30828/real/2020.4.4
MLA Mammadova, L , Valiyev, A . "Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms" . Research in Educational Administration and Leadership 5 (2020 ): 1083-1121 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/real/issue/58741/794773>
Chicago Mammadova, L , Valiyev, A . "Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership 5 (2020 ): 1083-1121
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ISNAD Mammadova, Lala , Valiyev, Anar . "Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms". Research in Educational Administration and Leadership 5 / 4 (December 2020): 1083-1121 . https://doi.org/10.30828/real/2020.4.4
AMA Mammadova L , Valiyev A . Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms. REAL is a scholarly a peer-reviewed publication. 2020; 5(4): 1083-1121.
Vancouver Mammadova L , Valiyev A . Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms. Research in Educational Administration and Leadership. 2020; 5(4): 1083-1121.
IEEE L. Mammadova and A. Valiyev , "Azerbaijan and European Higher Education Area: Students’ Involvement in Bologna Reforms", Research in Educational Administration and Leadership, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 1083-1121, Dec. 2021, doi:10.30828/real/2020.4.4