In order to foster the mobility of students, teachers and employees 46 European countries have agreed to establish a European area of higher education by 2010 at the latest. This includes introducing a study system consisting mainly of two cycles. The degree awarded after the first cycle shall also be relevant to the European labour market.
Here you will find interesting links to the issue.
- DAAD - Consulting by Bologna Experts (available in German only)
- HRK - Qualification Framework for German University Degrees (available in German only) (2005) (PDF file)
- KMK - Common structural guidelines of the Länder as set out in Article 9 Clause 2 of the Framework Act for Higher Education (HRG) for the accreditation of Bachelor's and Master's study courses (2003/2008) (PDF file)
- Accreditation Council - Foundation for the Accreditation of Study Programmes in Germany
- VDI-GVC - Qualification Frames and Curricula for Degree Courses for Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular or Bioprocess Engineering at Universities and Fachhochschulen (Universities of Applied Sciences) (PDF file)
- ASIIN - Subject-specific criteria for Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering and Chemical Engineering (2011) (PDF file)