Fostering Autonomy and Accountability: Development of State of the Art He Management System for Efficient Changes In Line With Bologna Principles.





GOVERN (FOSTERING AUTONOMY AND ACCOUNTABILITY: DEVELOPMENT OF STATE-OF-THE-ART HE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR EFFICIENT CHANGES IN LINE WITH BOLOGNA PRINCIPLES) is a three-year national project, under the priority of Governance Reform, EACEA N° 35/2012, 6th call and Structural Measures action.
The wider objective is to enable application of the state-of-the-art management system at Armenian HEIs for promoting effective and efficient structural changes in line with Bologna agenda thus enhancing HEIs autonomy and accountability.
The specific objectives target enhancement of autonomy and accountability of Higher Education Institutions through:

  • building on the capacity of administrative staff for managing system changes efficiently
  • revising the legal (system level) and regulatory (HEI level) frameworks in line with Bologna action lines;
  • establishing the state-of-the-art university management system through overhaul of approaches to system changes: strategic, financial and human resource management
  • Introducing working approaches to student-centered educational provisions: ECTS and academic programme management to assure quality and promote student mobility.

The principle outcomes/outputs include:

  • Building on capacity of top and middle level administration to enable Bologna action lines implementation;
  • New legal (system-wide) and regulatory (HEIs) frameworks in line with Bologna lines;
  • State-of-the-art management system based on new approaches to strategic and structural management, budget allocation, human resource management;
  • Indicators and criteria for academic programme and student mobility operationalization;
  • New approaches to managing academic programmes and office of academic affairs and registrar (installation of student portal and student affairs information management system).

The HEIs are from a single CIS country – Armenia. It will allow deeper understanding of the needs of developing systems and customization to specific country and institutions priorities.
Yerevan State Academy of Fine Arts
Isahakyan Street, 36 Yerevan 0009, AM Phone: +37410560615 Fax: +37410542706 Email:
Internet site address:
Prof. Aram Isabekyan

  • Leuven University College, BE
  • Republican Union of Employers of Armenia, AM
  • World University Service (WUS) Austria, AT
  • Bath Spa University, UK


  • University of Koblenz-Landau, DE
  • ASIIN Consult GmbH, DE
  • Yerevan State Linguistic University named after V. Brusov, AM
  • Armenian State University of Economics, AM
  • Armenian National Agrarian University, AM
  • Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute after Hovh. Toumanyan, AM
  • Northern University, AM
  • Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction, AM
  • Yerevan State Medical University named after M.Heratsi, AM
  • Gavar State University, AM
  • Ministry of Education and Science in Republic of Armenia, AM
  • Education Quality, AM
  • National Center for Professional Education Quality Assurance, AM
  • Armenian National Students Association , AM
  • Public Academy of Administration of RA, AM
  • American University of Armenia, AM
  • European Centre of Studies and Initiatives, IT

36 months


Kick-off Meeting
15-16 JANUARY 2014


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