DOQUP – Documentation for Quality Assurance of Study Programmes (DOQUP)

Project objectives

The aim of DoQuP project is the definition and implementation of an on-line documentation system for the quality assurance (QA) of study programmes (SPs) in the partner countries (PCs), consistent with the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) for internal QA of higher education institutions (HEI).

This aim will be pursued through the cooperation of all the project partners, national authorities included.

Wider objectives of the project are:

  1. to bring the QA process of SPs in PCs into line with the ESG for internal QA;
  2. to enhance quality of SPs in PCs and to increase their comparability in and among PCs and with SPs of EU, in order to allow all the interested parties to formulate an informed assessment of the educational process offered by SPs and to enhance mutual trust in the quality of SPs;
  3. to promote modernisation of higher education and to increase transparency of SPs in PCs, through an on-line management of information and data necessary to assure quality of SPs;
  4. to promote the accreditation of the on-line documentation system for the QA of SPs in PCs to be designed and implemented by the competent national authorities, in order to guarantee its dissemination among all the universities of the PCs and its sustainability.

Project duration

2011-2014

Project Budget  

1.089.600,14 EUR (TUT budget 40577 EUR)

Organization  

University of Genoa, Italy

Partners

Technological University of Tajikistan

Ministry of Education

Tajik National University

Tajik Institute for Entrepreneurship and Service

University of Genoa  (project contractor)

CRUI - Conference of Italian University Rectors

Consorzio inter-universitario calcolo automatico italiano N.O.

Universitaet Duisburg - Essen

University of Alicante

Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Baku State University

Khazar University

Azerbaijan Medical University

Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan

Odlar Yurdu University

Qafqaz University

Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Kazakh "Ablai Khan" University for International Relations and World Languages

Kazakh National Technical University N.A. K.I.Satpayev

Eurasian National University N.A. L. Gumilyov

Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education

National Center for Assessing Quality of Education

Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Kazakhstan

Kyrgyz National University N.A. Jussup Balasagyn

Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics

Education Network Association

Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyz Republic

Naryn State University

Project outcomes

Foremost, realization of the project established a MOU between the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan and the project consortium on recognition of education guidelines and standards in quality assurance of education. In addition, an agreement was signed by the project consortium to expand scientific and cultural collaboration and recognition of the DOQUP software online management platform. The realization of the project has contributed to establishment of staff unit for  education quality assurance in the department of education of TUT, which still functions using the means and methodologies developed by the project.  As a result of the project an interactive - electronic platform has been designed and created and has been used by the project beneficiaries. Below is the e- link to the interactive – electronic platform.

http://tempus-doqup.unige.it/consortium