February 15, 2024

Call for Papers // Deadline extended to 29th February 2024


The Erasmus+ project APPRAISa Piloting Reform PRrocess in kurdistAn regIon of Iraq has launched a Call for Papers for academics, researchers and practitioners that would like to contribute to a publication branded APPRAIS.

The overarching goal of APPRAIS is to support, through the cooperation with European institutions, the rebuilding and modernisation of the governance system of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, with a specific focus on strategic planning, quality assurance and Bologna process implementation. More information about the project is available here.

For the Call for Papers, an Editorial Committee has been established, with representatives of the project’sPartner institutions, responsible for assessing the papers and outlining the publication. The APPRAIS publication will contribute to give visibility to the project and project results.

The Editorial Committee is looking for up to max 5000 words papers on the following suggested topics:

  • Student engagement, assessment method in programs based on Bologna Process.
  • Third mission (University and Society).
  • Implementation of Bologna Process in Kurdish universities
  • Good governance, autonomy and strategic planning: key ingredients for institutional development. 
  • Cultural aspects of Quality Assurance in KRG Educational Institutions.
  • Enhancing employability through learning mobility: a study of Alumni perspective.
  • Bologna Process as a driver for internationalization.

The new deadline to submit papers is February 29th, 2024.

The Call for Papers with more information and criteria to apply  is available here.