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The new teaching-learning model in European higher education

In recent years, the notion of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) has become the conceptual framework of the new paradigm of higher education. It is simultaneously a challenge and an opportunity to change the university, and consequently the university library.

The construction of the EHEA began with the Sorbonne Joint Declaration1 on 25 May 1998, which was later endorsed by the commitment of the Ministers of Education of the European Union (EU) member states in the Bologna Declaration2 dated 19 June 1999. The ministers agreed to support policies in their respective countries to achieve the following goals:

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