Das Projekt-Team umfasste fünf Bologna-Expertinnen und -Experten für Deutschland und fünf für die Russische Föderation, zwei wissenschaftliche Leiter für die inhaltliche Koordination sowie drei Projekt-Koordinatoren.
Als deutsche Expertinnen und -Experten wirkten Eva Bosbach (geb. Chválová) ab Januar 2006, Andrea Frank bis Januar 2006, Professor Volker Gehmlich, Professor Terence Mitchell und Harald Schraeder mit. Sie waren vor allem für die Erstellung der deutschen Definitionen verantwortlich.
Für die russischen Definitionen waren Dr. Victor Chistokhvalov, Professor Vadim Kasevich, Professor Irina Khaleeva, Professor Irina Kraeva und Professor Tatjana Yudina verantwortlich.
Die wissenschaftlichen Leiter, Dr. Annett Jubara und Oliver Kiessler, verfassten bis auf wenige Ausnahmen die englischen Definitionen.
Dr. Gabriele Gorzka, Gunhild Kaschlun und Rudolf Smolarczyk hatten die Gesamtverantwortung für das Projekt und unterstützten das übrige Team sowohl organisatorisch als auch in der Schlussphase von Redaktion und Layout.

Eva Bosbach
(née Chválová), M. A., is Project Manager in the Bologna Service Unit of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) at the HRK Secretariat in Bonn, Germany. She studied German language and literature, linguistics, phonetics and political science in Prague, Constance and Cologne. Her Magister thesis focused on the current discussion on study reforms in the tertiary sector and the implementation of the international "Bologna goals" at German higher education institutions. She coordinated the German-Czech exchange activities and worked as teacher of Czech language at the University of Cologne.

Victor Chistokhvalov, Dr., is Head of the Academic Affairs Department of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in Moscow and Head of the Centre for Comparison and International Education of the Federal Agency on Education of the Russian Federation. He also participates as a representative of the Russian Federation in the meetings of the Bologna Follow-up Group (BFUG).

Andrea Frank, M. A., is Head of Programmes Research and Dialogue Science and Society at the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft in Essen, Germany. She studied regional sciences of North America, political science, sociology and German as a foreign language at the University of Bonn and at Mount Holyoke College, USA. She worked as a lecturer of the Robert Bosch Foundation at the University of Pécs, Hungary, between 1999 and 2000. In 2000 she started working for the International Department of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) at the HRK Secretariat in Bonn and was responsible for higher education projects in South Eastern Europe. Between 2002 and 2003 she worked for the International Department with a focus on North America and developing countries in the Berlin office. From 2003 until 2004 she was Head of Section for Study and Teaching and from 2004 until January 2006 Head of the Bologna Competence Centre of the HRK.

Volker Gehmlich is Professor of Business Management at the Fachhochschule Osnabrück – University of Applied Sciences, Germany. His national and international activities include the involvement in education and training programmes of several directorates of the European Union in various functions as well as the work as Bologna Promoter and National Contact Point for ECTS – European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. He is member of the Working Group of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), member of the Management Committee and higher education expert to the Business Subject Area of the Project "Tuning Educational Structures in Europe" as well as consultant in the design of new international universities, faculties and study programmes. His research activities and publications focus on internationalisation, skill needs, credit systems, lifelong learning, university-enterprise partnership and supply chain.

Gabriele Gorzka, Dr. phil., is Managing Director of the East West Science Centre and former Vice-President of the University of Kassel, Germany. She is member of INCHER, International Centre of Higher Education Research, Kassel. Topics of her research work and publications include the cultural history of Russia, higher education development and scientific relations between East and West.

Annett Jubara, Dr., is member of the teaching and research staff at the Institute of Slavic studies of the Department of Applied Linguistics and Cultural Studies (FASK) in Germersheim, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany. She works in the field of East European area studies, Russian cultural studies including history and philosophy as well as Russian-German translation.

Gunhild Kaschlun works in the International Department of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) at the HRK Secretariat in Bonn, Germany. She studied translating with the foreign languages Russian and English at the University of the Saarland and holds a degree as Diplom-Übersetzerin. She is an expert in languages and organisational affairs with a special focus on German-Russian cooperation.

Vadim Kasevich, Dr. sc., Professor, is Vice-Rector of St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation. He is an expert in higher education, linguistics and philosophy of language.

Irina Khaleeva, Dr. sc., Professor, Full member of the Russian Academy of Education, is Rector of Moscow State Linguistic University, Russian Federation. She is the author of more than 100 publications including a number of books and textbooks dealing with the issues of linguistic education, theory of inter- and cross-cultural communication, language identity and others.

Oliver Kiessler, M. A., is Quality Assurance Consultant in the Evaluation Section of the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hanover (ZEvA) since June 2006 and doctoral candidate at the University of Oldenburg, Germany. His main topics of interest are quality culture and management in higher education and institutional evaluation.

Irina Kraeva, Dr., Professor, is Dean of the Humanities and Applied Sciences Faculty of Moscow State Linguistic University, Russian Federation. She is an expert in higher linguistic education, linguistics (semantics), cross-cultural and intercultural studies.

Terence N. Mitchell, Ph. D., D. Sc., is Professor Emeritus of Organic Chemistry at the University of Dortmund, Germany. His national and international activities include the participation in the Project "Tuning Educational Structures in Europe" as Chemistry Subject Area Coordinator and the work as ECTS Counsellor and Bologna Promoter in Germany. He is representative of the University of Dortmund in the European Chemistry Thematic Network (ECTN) and national representative for Germany on the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Committee on Chemical Education. In 2002-2004 he was member of the German Accreditation Council (Akkreditierungsrat).

Harald Schraeder is Head of Section in the International Department of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) and Project Manager of the HRK Quality Assurance Project at the HRK Secretariat in Bonn, Germany. He studied history, French and Italian languages and literature and completed his studies with the second state examination for a teaching career. He worked at the Department of Romance languages and literature of the University of Heidelberg and as teacher of German language, literature and culture at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris. His main topics of interest are international standards of quality assurance, quality management and process management.

Rudolf Smolarczyk, M. A., is Head of Section C4: Northern, Central, South Eastern and Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia in the International Department of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) at the HRK Secretariat in Bonn, Germany.

Tatjana Yudina, Dr. sc., is Professor of German language and literature at Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation. She is Head of the Department of German language and literature at the Faculty of Translation and also teaches at the Faculty of Public Administration. Her teaching activities focus on the theory of German language, German as language of science and the theory of translation. She also supervises doctoral candidates. Her research work includes pragmalinguistic aspects of German political communication, pragmalinguistic aspects of scientific communication (contrastive analysis German-Russian) and the history of German language and literature studies in Russia. She is the author of 60 publications.


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