Jasmina Havranek - Higher Education Institution Conference 2017

Jasmina Havranek

Jasmina HavranekProf. Jasmina Havranek, PhD, was born in Zagreb where she finished primary and secondary school. She graduated and obtained her Ph.D. from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb. She was appointed full professor with tenure in 2001.  Prof. Havranek was the Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb, in 2001-2006. She was the President of the National Council for Higher Education of Croatia between 2003 and 2005. Since 2007, she has been serving as the director of the Agency for Science and Higher Education. During her term, the Agency for Science and Higher Education has received important international recognition. In 2010, the European Regional Economic Forum selected the Agency as an example of good practice in the implementation of the quality assurance system in science and higher education. The Agency for Science and Higher Education became full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education - ENQA, and, on 25 November 2011, it was entered in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education - EQAR. The Agency has been member of the CHEA International Quality Group since September 2012, a full member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education - INQAAHE since November 2006, and a full member of Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education - CEENQA since April 2008.   
ASHE is also member of the Institutional management in Higher Education – IMHE and the Organization for economic co-operation and development – OECD. In 2005, she was appointed civil expert at the NATO’s Food and Agriculture Planning Committee (Brussels). She has taken part as an invited speaker in her field of expertise at the University of China, USA and India and at many conferences in the EU Member States. Professor Jasmina Havranek has been active in various international organizations in the field of higher education. She has also participated in many Croatian and international conferences in field of science and education, and has taken part as an invited speaker at several international conferences. She has spent her entire career fostering the value of quality standards and culture, and the sharing of information for the purpose of understanding and improving the public policy in the field of higher education and science.