No Bologna for Belarus
Belarus has been barred from the Bologna process for at least another three years, reflecting doubts about its commitment to academic freedom.
Appeared in print on 03.04.2012
Increasing diplomatic tension between Belarus and the rest of Europe has spread to higher education, with the country’s bid to join the European higher-education area (EHEA) effectively blocked for the next three years. The move makes Belarus the only European country to be excluded from the club of 47 nations that pledged to align their higher-education systems through the Bologna process. I