Local project meeting – project PARTISH – Zenica, BiH 2-4 September 2021

The University of Zenica hosted a meeting within the Capacity Building Erasmus + project PARTISH (Development of part-time and short cycle studies in higher education in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Project number 617421-EPP-1-2020-1-RS-EPPKA2-CBHE-SP) on September 3rd and 4th 2021. The topic of the meeting was the analysis of needs for short programs as well possibilities of defining the regulatory framework.

The aim of the PARTISH project is to define short and part-time programs at universities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, to make proposals for regulating the legislation for their implementation. The development of short programs would increase the flexibility of higher education institutions and ensure their better cooperation with economic entities.

The project coordinator is the University of Novi Sad, and in addition to it, 17 partners are involved in the implementation of the project, including: 5 higher education institutions from BiH (University of Sarajevo, University of East Sarajevo, University of Tuzla, University of Mostar and University of Zenica), 5 ministries from Bosnia and Herzegovina related to higher education, two chambers of commerce from BiH (from the Federation of BiH and Republika Srpska), the Center for Information and Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education in BiH and 4 relevant higher education institutions from the EU (University of Montpellier (FRA), University of Tallinn (EST), Medical School in Riga, University of Latvia (LAT), and Academia – Business School (SLO)).