The Triggers for Internationalization and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education of France

  • Mariia Debych
Keywords: internationalization strategy, quality assurance system, Délégation à l’Aide au Pilotage et à la Qualité (DAPEQ), EDUQAS Project, self-assessment report, study program.

Abstract

The article analyzes the internationalization strategies and the quality assurance systems of France and Université de Lorraine. It has been found out that the goals, proposed in the national and institutional internationalization strategies, include strengthening policies to improve the reception of international students, young researchers and staff.

It has been noted that Haut Conseil de l'évaluation de la recherche et de l'enseignement supérieur and Université de Lorraine are partners in the project «Implementation of Education Quality Assurance System via Cooperation of University-Business-Government in Higher Education Institutions» (EDUQAS Project), aiming at improving education quality assurance systems through the development of efficient internal quality standards leading to graduates’ better employability in partner countries.

Haut Conseil de l'évaluation de la recherche et de l'enseignement supérieur and Commission des Titres d’Ingénieur are authorized to conduct international accreditations of study programs. Université de Lorraine Délégation à l’Aide au Pilotage et à la Qualité promotes a culture of continuous improvement and organizational development based on the tools of quality management and process control.

It has been noted that participation in EDUQAS Project stimulates further development of QA systems at the national and institutional levels; wider participation of stakeholders in higher education quality enhancement and internationalization; higher education quality monitoring through stakeholders’ surveys; monitoring graduates’ career paths in partner countries.

The legislative basis, internationalization strategies and quality assurance institutions at the national and institutional levels, networks of stakeholders involved in internationalization and quality assurance processes, participation in the international projects have been identified to be triggers for internationalization and quality enhancement in higher education of France.

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2020-08-07
How to Cite
Debych, M. (2020). The Triggers for Internationalization and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education of France . International Scientific Journal of Universities and Leadership, (1(9), 3-14. https://doi.org/10.31874/2520-6702-2020-9-1-3-14
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Higher education: experience of foreign countries