MSABA - one of the first members of Bologna club
MSABA became one of the first members of Bologna club. The organization consolidated major Russian higher education institutions which entered into the engagement of Russian higher education system reforming and creating the Common Education Space within Europe.
Bologna declaration was carried on the 19th of June, 1999 by 29 European Education Ministers. Now Bologna process is a consolidation of 47 countries. Russia joined it in September, 2003.
The main goal of the process is creating the Common Education Space for higher education within Europe by means of national education systems rapprochement and harmonization. It is under Russia joining Bologna process that Russian higher education changes to the two-level system of Bachelor's and Master's programmes.