This briefing reports on recent developments affecting Europe’s recognition regimes – both professional and academic.
Currently, the principal change factor is the drive to digitalise, accelerated by the new circumstances created by the pandemic. The crisis in Ukraine, too, has prompted a range of initiatives. Meanwhile, uncertainty still surrounds the eventual arrangements by which the EU and the UK might recognise each other’s professional qualifications. These pressures contribute to make of recognition a rapidly evolving field in which the higher education sector has a significant interest.