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The structure of Medical Education in Europe: Implementing Bologna – On the way to a European success story?
International Conference hosted by the German Rectors' Conference (HRK)

10 - 11 October 2008, Berlin

Update on the Bologna Process in medical education at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis: The new curriculum and quality assurance

Abstract

  • corresponding author presenting/speaker Dusica Pavlovic - University of Nis, Faculty of Medicine, Nis, Serbia
  • Dobrila Stankovic Djordjevic - University of Nis, Faculty of Medicine, Vice Dean, Nis, Serbia
  • Milan Visnjic - University of Nis, Faculty of Medicine, Dean, Nis, Serbia

The Structure of Medical Education in Europe: Implementing Bologna – On the way to a European success story?. International Conference hosted by the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK). Berlin, 10.-11.10.2008. Düsseldorf: German Medical Science GMS Publishing House; 2011. Doc08hrk30

DOI: 10.3205/08hrk30, URN: urn:nbn:de:0183-08hrk300

Published: January 13, 2011

© 2011 Pavlovic et al.
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Outline

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Aims: The Faculty of Medicine in Nis aims at the establishment of a modern European system of higher learning in accordance with the Bologna Process by

  • implementing learning concepts which are based on modern educational theories with appropriate IT support.
  • interactive communication among teachers and students through various formats of teaching, consultations and learning.
  • allowing a higher degree of student involvement as partners in the educational process.
  • introducing a curriculum which offers a higher percentage of practical and individual student work.
  • achievement and sustainability of the standards for self-evaluation and quality assessment of institutions of higher learning and curricula.
  • establishment of mechanisms to monitor various aspects of quality in education and research.

To reach these aims, the faculty established the Centre for Monitoring, Assurance, Improvement, and Development of Quality of Study Programs, Teaching and Research.

Tasks: To meet the Bologna Recommendations the centre hosts

  • the commission for allocation of ECTS credits, to create ways to accumulate ECTS credits and to assess student workloads.
  • the commission for study efficacy analysis.
  • the commission for monitoring, improvement and control of the quality of research activities.
  • the commission for quality control and assurance according to the concept of figure 1 [Fig. 1].