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The President of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE), Prof. Pericles A. Mitkas and the Director-General Dr. Christina Besta represented HAHE at ENQA’s General Assembly meeting, which took place on 26-28 October in Stockholm, Sweden. The event was organised in cooperation with the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) and was held at the Karolinska Institutet.

Among the issues presented and discussed in plenary and breakout sessions were: quality assurance of transnational higher education, global perspectives on quality assurance, QA of e-learning, QA and recognition and future perspectives on the ESG. The HAHE President also voted for ENQA President, Vice-Presidents and board members in the General Assembly meeting (for members and affiliates).

The President of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE), Prof. Pericles A. Mitkas and the Director-General, Dr. Christina Besta, represented HAHE at the Spring General Assembly meeting of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), which took place online on Thursday 22 April 2021. Among other business, the 54 participating members elected new Board members, a new President and two Vice-Presidents of ENQA.

The President of the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (HQA), Prof. Pantelis Kyprianos and the Director-General Dr. Christina Besta will represent the HQA at the 10th ENQA General Assembly to take place from 16 to 18 October 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia. The event will be hosted by the National Centre for Professional Education Quality Assurance Foundation (ANQA).

A broad meeting was held with the Vice-Rector for Academic & Student Affairs of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Ms. A. Stogiannidou, the Rector of the University of Macedonia Mr. S. Katranidis, the Vice-Rector of Administrative, Academic and Student Affairs of the University of Macedonia Mr. D. Kyrkilis, Presidents of Departments, Quality Assurance Unit (MODIP) and Internal Evaluation Group (OMEA) members from both Institutions in a constructive atmosphere. In addition to the President of HQA, the Vice-President Prof. V. Tsiantos and the HQA Council members Profs. P. Tsaklis and G. Tsantopoulos attended the meeting. Issues concerning the quality and accreditation of IQAS and undergraduate study programmes were discussed and an exchange of views was held on developments in Higher Education in Greece and abroad.