HERE Team

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Higher Education Reform Experts Team (HERE) was formed in 2008, on European Commission’s initiative. Team is funded from the budget of the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. In December 2017, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia named the current composition of the team:

  • Dragan Lončar, head of the Team, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Economics
  • Vladimir Džamić, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, State Secretary
  • Gordana Kokeza, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, Assistant Minister
  • Siniša Đurašević, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biology
  • Nenad Zrnić, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dejan Filipović, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Geography
  • Bojan Krstić, University of Niš, Faculty of Economics
  • Marija Kuzmanović, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Organizational Sciences
  • Tatjana Cvetkovski, Megatrend University, Faculty of  Business Studies
  • Lidija Barjaktarević, Singidunum University
  • Vukašin Grozdić, PhD student

Team’s responsibilities consist of:

  • analyzing and monitoring the implementation of Lisbon and the Bologna process (which the Government of Serbia adopted in 2003) through reforms in the field of higher education;
  • cooperating with institutions at all levels of education, as well as with economic and social organizations , which do not belong to the academic sector;
  • organizing the training of experts, on national and international level;
  • organizing and attending regional and thematic seminars;
  • performing promotional activities, with goal of raising the importance and need of changes in the field of higher education.

Team’s activities are aimed at taking various initiatives, proposing concrete measures and actions, preparation of analyzes, reports and other materials, as well as promoting the results, achieved in the implementation of the Bologna and Lisbon processes in the field of higher education in Serbia.

Team has been active on both national and international level. Aside from internal meetings, which are held every month, with the support of Foundation Tempus, the team members have initiated a number of different activities on national level. These include:

Concerning international activities, Team members have participated in a total of 6 international events, organized by the Executive Agency in the field of education, culture and the media (EACEA) and the Support and Promotion for Higher Education Reform Experts (SPHERE):

  • HERE Study Visit: Capacity building in doctoral education (University of Malme, Sweden, 31 May and 1 June 2016)
  • HERE Seminar on Joint programmes and degrees: Strategy, management, implementation (Novi Sad, Serbia, 17 and 18 March 2016)
  • Innovating learning and teaching: the next phase of the Bologna Process (Tbilisi, Georgia, 3 and 4 December 2015)
  • 10th European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) (London, United Kingdom, 19-21 November 2015)
  • HERE Seminar on ICT based learning, (Petra, Jordan, 26 and 27 October 2015)

For further information concerning work and activities, please contact Higher Education Reform Experts Team via the following e-mail addresseshere@tempus.ac.rs  and office@tempus.ac.rs. 

Last modified: January 16, 2018



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