Prof. Dr. Frank E. Billingsley participated in the EURASIA 2019 Higher Education Summate in Istanbul, Turkey on March 1, 2019. Prof. Billingsley presented on “The Paris Communique 2018: The Future to the Bologna Process”. The presentation evaluated the post and future issues of the Bologna Process. The Bologna Process is the 1999 European higher education reform that transferred higher education in 27 European countries, and now there are over 48 countries throughout Europe and Asia that are part of this European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
The focus of the presentation evaluated the Bologna Process post 20 years and discussed the future goals leading into the 2020 European Ministry Conference. There has been significant progress in the EHEA, and there are new and inventive goals that have been presented to continue with more progressive changes.