The conference „Role of accreditation in an effective higher education” was held on March 9, 2023, in Novotel Budapest City & Budapest Congress Center.
The event gave place to the ceremonial recognition of the universities that were awarded accredited status during the pandemic. The respective heads of institutions received the accreditation certificates from Prof. Dr. Valéria Csépe, President of MAB, followed by her opening speech. The professional programme started off with the presentation of dr. Veronika Varga-Bajusz, deputy state secretary for higher education, talked about the objectives of the modernization of higher education.
In the RRF 2.1.1 project „sectoral modernization of higher education courses”, MAB undertook the renewal of the accreditation procedures. In this regard, dr. Péter Levente Lakatos, director of international affairs of MAB, highlighted trends, differences, and good practices on institutional accreditation in an international context. The event ended with the presentation of Ágnes Mosolygó dr. Gődény, director of MAB and leader of the project consortium, who explained the aspects, methodology, and results of the thematic analysis of institutional accreditation, along with the lessons learned and directions for development.