A study tour has been organized to the Aarhus University in Denmark during the period of 4-9 May, 2014 within the Tempus «ARMENQA» project. During the four working days the representatives of the educational institutions participating in the project got familiar with the National Qualifications Frameworks of Sweden, Belgium, and Denmark. During the meetings the representative of the Quality Assurance Agency of Denmark introduced the details of accreditation process in Denmark, and the importance of having the National Qualifications Framework in the process of accreditation. Later on, the Armenian delegates of the project discussed the National Qualification Framework of Armenia, went through the comments of their European colleagues, as well as discussed the organizational details of the upcoming seminar about the National Qualifications Framework to be held in June.
The representatives of the following institutions were represented at the meeting: the Yerevan State University, the Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan, the National Agrarian University of Armenia, the Yerevan State Linguistic University after V. Brusov, the Russian- Armenian (Slavonnic) University, Gavar State University, the Gyumri State Pedagogical Institute after M. Nalbandyan, the RA Ministry of Education and Science, the National Information Centre for Academic Recognition and Mobility, National Centre for Strategic Research in Higher Education NGO, the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia, and the AEGEE European Students Forum.
The EU partners have actively contributed to the event with presentations and discussions. The representatives of the following EU institutions were represented at the meeting: the Linkoping University, the Ghent University, the University of Osnabruck of Applied Sciences, the Aarhus University, the National Qualifications Authority of Romania.