European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) (www.eurashe.eu)

EURASHE is the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education that offer professionally orientated programmes and are engaged in applied and profession-related research within the Bologna cycles.

Currently about 1 100 higher education institutions in 40 countries within and outside the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) are affiliated to EURASHE.

Members of EURASHE are national associations of higher education institutions and individual institutions, such as universities, (university) colleges and universities of applied sciences, as well as other professional associations and stakeholder organisations active in the field of higher education.

Contacts:

Mr. Johan Cloet

Mr. Johan Cloet

Since 2014 Johan Cloet is the Secretary General of EURASHE, which he represents in the Bologna Follow-Up Group (BFUG) and several of its working groups. He is also the representative of EURASHE in the E4-Group (with ENQA, ESU and EUA), which received mandates from the ministers in charge of higher education in the EHEA to harmonise quality assurance through the creation of the European standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European higher education area. Johan Cloet is the former General Director of Lessius University College/Vice-General Director of Thomas More University College in Antwerp, Belgium (2008-2012). He has been involved in the activities of the Flemish Council of University Colleges (VLHORA – member of EURASHE) as member of its steering board, and president of the steering group of educational policy. In 2013 Johan Cloet was selected as a member of evaluation teams in the framework of the Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) of the European University Association. A former ministerial advisor to the government of the Brussels Region, Johan Cloet’s field of study is psychology.

Mr. Alexandre Wipf

Mr. Alexandre Wipf

Alexandre Wipf is policy and communications officer at EURASHE. Within the secretariat he is in charge of the implementation of quality assurance related activities (policy, projects, events, representation, etc.), next to the general execution of the communications activities. He is currently managing the EQUIP project (Enhancing Quality through Innovative Policy & Practice) and has been managing the PHExcel project (Testing the Feasibility of a Quality Label for Professional Higher Education Excellence) in 2013-2015. He has also been involved in various other projects of EURASHE under the Lifelong Learning and Erasmus Mundus programmes. Alexandre Wipf is a participant in EURASHE’s working group on quality of higher education (quality assurance, transparency tools, recognition etc.). An alumnus of a triple qualification degree in Languages and Business studies he is fluent in French, English and German

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