Ministerial Conferences

The main intergovernmental meetings are organised on the basis of initiatives, meetings and intermediate conferences involving all the parties involved in the Bologna Process.
Published The Paris Conference 2018
Published The Yerevan Conference 2015
Published The Bucharest Conference 2012
The 2012 Bucharest Ministerial Conference is expected to bring together 47 European Higher Education Area ministerial delegations, the European Commission, as well as the Bologna Process consultative members and Bologna Follow-Up Group partners. The meeting will be an opportunity to take stock of progress of the Bologna Process and set out the key policy issues for the future. The EHEA ministers will jointly adopt the Bucharest Ministerial Communiqué, committing to further the Bologna goals until 2020.
Published The Budapest and Vienna Conference 2010
On 12 March 2010, the Minsters of the now 47 countries participating in the Bologna Process adopted the Budapest-Vienna Declaration and officially launched the European Higher Education Area. The Conference of the European Higher Education Area Ministers was followed by a meeting with Ministers from different parts of the world in the Second Bologna Policy Forum on "Building the Global Knowledge Society: Systemic and Institutional Change in Higher Education" that was concluded with the Vienna Bologna Policy Forum Statement.
Published The Leuven e Louvain-la-Neuve Conference
On 28 and 29 April 2009, the Ministers responsible for higher education in the then 46 countries of the Bologna Process met in Leuven and Louvain-la-Neuve to establish the priorities for the European Higher Education Area until 2020. They highlighted in particular the importance of lifelong learning, widening access to higher education, and mobility. By 2020, at least 20% of those graduating in the European Higher Education Area should have had a study or training period abroad.
Published The London Conference 2007
The London Conference (May 2007) set established a set of objectives listed in the the London Communiqué.
Published The Bergen Conference 2005
The Bergen Conference of 19-20 May 2005 defined the new priorities within Europe for building the European Higher Education and Research Area.
Published The Berlin Conference 2003
The key issue of the Conference in Berlin on 19 September 2003 was higher education as a public good.
Published The Prague Conference 2001
Meeting between the European Ministers in charge of higher education held in Prague on 19 May 2001 with the objective to define the actions needed to achieve the six objectives of the Bologna Process.