On 10 March 2020 in the framework of Erasmus+ BOOST project study tour in Sweden the National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility (ArmENIC) together with the Armenian delegation visited the Swedish ENIC-NARIC. During one-day meeting the director of ArmENIC, Gayane Harutyunyan presented the Armenian Education system and the participants had an opportunity to discuss some peculiarities of Armenian qualifications. Then Erik Johansson, the Credential evaluator of Swedish ENIC-NARIC presented the Swedish Higher education system focusing on some challenges they have nowadays. The meeting was very productive giving both Armenian and Swedish Centers the chance to discuss once more some “shades” of recognition procedure and national qualifications.
On 9-13 March 2020 BOOST consortium partners from Armenia participated in a study tour hosted by KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The aim of the visit was to raise awareness on research and innovation in higher education.
During the study week the participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with research in Sweden, its funding, PhD education in Sweden and KTH. During one of the sessions the Armenian partners presented their procedures of student and staff mobility.
On 10 March participants visited the Swedish ENIC-NARIC where the director of the National Information Center for Academic Recognition and Mobility presented the Armenian education system and one of the Credential Evaluators of Swedish ENIC-NARIC, Erik Johansson presented the Swedish Education System.
The study tour was concluded with BOOST consortium management meeting which addressed the project activities planned for the remaining months.