Bologna Process beyond 2020: Fundamental Values of the EHEA
The 20th Anniversary of the Bologna Declaration is organised by the Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, jointly with the Italian Ministry for Education, Universities and Research, under the aegis of the Observatory of the Magna Charta Universitatum, the European University Association and the European Students’ Union. The Conference held in Bologna on 24-25 June 2019 is intended as an analytical as well as an agenda-setting contribution to the design of the Bologna Process and of the further developments of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) in the years to come. It aims at identifying important future challenges for universities and their role in society. The outcomes of this Conference will be input for the next EHEA Ministerial Conference, that will be held in Rome on 23-25 June 2020.Scholars, students and experts gather in Bologna to discuss the core values of the European Higher Education Area and develop a “vision” for the EHEA beyond 20
This paper analyzes the role of education in economic growth with special focus on countries with high participation in tertiary education. The practical challenge that this conceptual paper is trying to address is that global economic growth is decreasing in the last decades – especially in developed countries.