Update on MusiQuE’s review activities in 2019

21 May 2019

MusiQuE is currently coordinating and preparing several quality enhancement and accreditation procedures as well as conducting three benchmarking projects, in Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Kazakhstan, The Netherlands, Finland, Singapore, Poland and the United Kingdom. These procedures include:

Benchmarking projects/exercises in 2019:
  • With Uniarts Helsinki, Finland, with the aim to engage in a dialogue and an exchange of best practices with three similar interdisciplinary Higher Music and Arts Education Institutions, on issues relevant to leading and further developing institutions offering education in multiple art disciplines.
  • With the Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium
  • With the International Opera Academy, Ghent, Belgium, 

Institutional quality enhancement reviews:
  • At the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory, Singapore (site-visit in March 2019)
  • At the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Switzerland (site-visit in May 2019), in cooperation with EQ-Arts
  • At the Faculty of Music, University of Arts, Belgrade, Serbia (site-visit in October 2019)
  • At the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts Brno, Czech Republic (site-visit in February 2020)
  • At the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Cardiff, United Kingdom (site-visit in March 2020)

Institutional accreditation procedure:
  • At the Wroclaw Academy of Music, Wroclaw, Poland (site-visit in March 2019)

Programme accreditation procedures:
  • At the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory, Almaty, Kazakhstan (site-visit in April 2019)
  • At the Royal Conservatoire the Hague, The Netherlands (site-visit in June 2019)
  • At the College of Music, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand (site-visit in November 2019)
  • At the Conservatorium Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands (site-visit in November 2019)

Programme quality enhancement reviews:
  • At the Faculty of Music and Musicology, Antoine University, Beirut, Lebanon (site-visit in October 2019)
  • At the Haute école de musique Genève-Neuchâtel, Geneva, Switzerland (site-visit in autumn 2019)

MusiQuE is currently also making plans for upcoming reviews in China, Latvia, Belgium, Poland, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Sweden and The Netherlands.