ASEAN-QA High Level Visit 2016


In November 2016, the third ASEAN-QA Training Course started out well with the Presidents and Vice Presidents of the participating universities coming together in Potsdam. The participants, who come from nine different Southeast Asian countries, discussed the present state and future challenges in the field of quality management and assurance in higher education. The workshop was conducted by international experts from Europe and Southeast Asia to provide a wide range of perspectives. The following page provides a documentation and some impressions of the ASEAN-QA High Level Visit 2016.



  •   ASEAN-QA
  •   High Level Visit
  •   7th-11th November 2016
  •   Potsdam    







First Conference Day -  7th November 2016

  • ASEAN-QA Project Presentation
  • Supporting Regional Quality Assurance in Southeast Asia by Marc Wilde                           
  • TrainIQA: Capacity Development in Internal Quality Management by Prof. Dr. Philipp Pohlenz


  • Recent Trends and Challenges in Higher Education                        
  • In the ASEAN region by Dr. Chantavit Sujatanond     
  • In Europe and Germany by Barbara Michalk


  • Quality Assurance at Higher Education Institutions                         
  • Setting the Stage - What is Quality Assurance? by Dr. Oliver Vettori
  • The Role of University Leadership in Quality Assurance - Implementation, Management and Follow-Up by Prof. Dr. Freddy Coignoul


  • Second Conference Day - 8th November 2016  
  • QA in the European Higher Education Area and the ASEAN Region
  • QA in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) by Maria Kelo
  • State of Play: QA in ASEAN by Frank Niedermeier 


  • Higher Education in the ASEAN region                      
  • The ASEAN Quality Assurance Framework by RADM Wachara Karunyavanij 
  • The ASEAN University Network and AUN-QA by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nantana Gajaseni
  • Opportunities for Academic Exchange and Cooperation: Introductionto the DAAD and the DIES Programme by Marc Wilde


  •  Third Conference Day - 9th November 2016     
  • QA Systems and Structures                                        
  • An Introduction by Prof. Dr. Philipp Pohlenz
  • QA System of the University of Potsdam by Benjamin Jung 
  • QA System of the University of San Carlos by Father Dionisio Miranda 


  • Projects within the Frame of TrainIQA                                        
  • What can be Expected and Realised by Ina Grieb and Frank Niedermeier


  •  Fourth Conference Day - 10th November 2016     
  • Meeting with the Freie Universität Berlin                                       
  • Welcome and Opening by Prof. Dr. Klaus Mühlhahn
  • Overall University Strategy and Internationalisation at Freie Universität Berlin by Matthias Kuder 
    • Faculty Management at the Freie Universität Berlin by Prof. Dr. Leo Brunnberg


  •  Fifth Conference Day - 11th November 2016     
  • The Future of Quality Assurance                                        
  • The Future of QA: Higher Education Institutions on their Way towards Organisational Identities? by Prof. Dr. Dr. Theodor Leiber
  • Further Roadmap of the TrainIQA Project Implementation by Frank Niedermeier 




Photo Impressions of the ASEAN-QA High Level Information Visit