Introduction

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The Bologna process requires universities in Europe to develop easily readable, comparable and compatible degrees. As part of the work in the EU project “Tuning Educational Structures in Europe“, the European Chemistry Thematic Network ECTN developed a framework for the 3 cycles qualification in chemistry, the “Chemistry Eurobachelor®“, the “Chemistry Euromaster®” and the “Chemistry Doctorate Eurolabel®“. Download the TUNING CHEMISTRY guide from the Documentation page.

The framework was approved by the General Assembly of the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences EuCheMS (formerly: Federation of the European Chemical Societies) respectively in October 2003 (Chemistry Eurobachelor®) and in October 2006 (Chemistry Euromaster®), by the Bologna Process Seminar “Chemistry Studies in the European Higher Education Area”.

Although it was designed according to the Bologna Declaration Recommendation for a 180/120/90-credits degrees structure, the framework can also be applied by institutions which decide to award a 240/90/90-credits cycles degrees. It can also cover degrees with a strong chemistry component such as biochemistry, biological chemistry or chemical biology. “Non-traditional” universities (Hogeschool, Fachhochschule, Haute École, etc.) can also make use of the framework in their chemistry or chemistry-related first degrees. The Chemistry Eurolabels® are flexible and open, so that it does not force universities to work according to a fixed pattern.

ECTN offers interested institutions the possibility of applying for a Label. This Label, which will be awarded for a period of 5 years in the first instance, with a possibility of renewal for further 5-year periods, is intended to promote international recognition of the degree qualification and to document the willingness of the institution to participate fully in the European Higher Education Area which is being constructed in the Bologna process.

The Association has an international Label Committee (see below) which deals with the administration of the Label, it also has European partners (see the Partner’s logos on the entry page). For information and applications contact the Label Committee (LC-Contact[a]ectn.eu).

 

Label Committee


2004-2006 • 2006-2008 • 2008-2010 • 2010-2012 • 2012-2014 • 2014-2016 • 2016-2018


Label Committee in office: 2016-2018

Position Name Institution
Chair Reiner Salzer (1) Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Vice Chair Martino Di Serio (2) University of Napoli Federico II, Italy
Secretary for Internal Matters Jiri Barek (2) Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Secretary for External Matters Gergely Toth (2) Eötvös Loránd University Budapest, Hungary
1. Reappointed by the ECTN Admin Council in Gdańsk on April 24-25, 2016

2. Elected by the ECTN General Assembly in Gdańsk on April 26, 2016

Label Committee in office: 2014-2016

Position Name Institution
Chair Reiner Salzer (1) Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Vice Chair Martino Di Serio (2) University of Napoli Federico II, Italy
Secretary Ray Wallace (3) CVAS Nottingham, United Kingdom
Members Erwin Rosenberg (2) Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Kristiina Wähälä (2) University of Helsinki, Finland
JA Rodriguez Renuncio (3) University Complutense Madrid, Spain
Janusz Ryczkowski (4) Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Lublin, Poland
1. Reappointed by the ECTN Admin Council in Cracow on September 26, 2014

2. Elected by the ECTN General Assembly in Madrid on April 26, 2014

3. Appointed by the ECTN Admin Council in Cracow on September 26, 2014

4. Appointed as advisor by the Label Committee on October 5, 2014

Label Committee in office: 2012-2014

Position Name Institution
Chair Reiner Salzer *$ Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Executive Secretary Evangelia Varella Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Past-Chair Pavel Drasar $ Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Members Arne van der Gen * University of Leiden, The Netherlands
  Artur Michalak a Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland
Eugenio Caponetti * University of Palermo, Italy
Juan-Antonio Renuncio * University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
  Marjan Veber a Ljubljana University, Slovenia
Patrick Berthet *  University Paris-Sud, France
Ray Wallace Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
  • 27.04.2012: New elected members (*) at ECTN General Assembly, Milano IT.
  • 04.04.2013: ECTN Administrative Council Meeting: Pavel Drasar ($) resigned, Reiner Salzer ($) was appointed as new Chair.
  • 05.04.2013: ECTN General Assembly, Utrecht NL: Artur Michalak (a) and Marjan Veber (a) were elected at the ECTN Administrative Council, they resigned from the Label Committee.

Label Committee in office: 2010-2012

Position Name Institution
Chair Drasar Pavel Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Vice-Chair Rosenberg Erwin (^) Technical University, Vienna, Austria 
Secretary Evangelia Varella Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Members Gabrielle Borzone (*) University of Genova, Italy
Artur Michalak Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland
Viktor Milata (**) Slovak Chemical Society, Bratislava, Slovakia
Pascal Mimero CPE Lyon, France
Ottilia Mó  (*) Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain
Anda Priksane University f Latvia of Riga, Latvia
Marjan Veber Ljubljana University, Slovenia
Ray Wallace Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
  • 21.05.2011: ECTN General Assembly, Bratislava SK: Gabrielle Borzone (*) and Ottilia Mó (*) were elected at the ECTN Admin Council, they resigned from the Label Committee. Nomination of Viktor Milata (**); one position pending to be soon provided.
  • 03.03.2010: Erwin Rosenberg (^) nominated LC Vice-Chair by the ECTN Admin Council held in Cologne DE.
  • 15.04.2010: New elected members at ECTN General Assembly, Montpellier FR.

Label Committee in office: 2008-2010

Position Name Institution
Chair Drasar Pavel Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Secretary Evangelia Varella Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Members De Angelis Francesco

replaced by

Michele Antonio Floriano(*)

University dell’Aquila, Roma, Italy

University of Palermo, Italy

Frankowicz Marek Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland
Rosenberg Erwin Technical University, Vienna, Austria 
Fajardo Mariano

replaced by

Ottilia Mó (*)

University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain

Autonome University of Madrid, Spain

Ryczkowski Janusz University M.-C. Sklodowska of Lublin, Poland
Salzer Reiner Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Pascal Mimero CPE Lyon, France
Wähälä Kristiina University of Helsinki, Finland
(*) the 2 original members were temporarily replaced; the 2 new members were accepted by the AC as members of the LC with full voting rights until the Montpellier (FR) General Assembly to be held in April 2010.

Label Committee in office: 2006-2008

Position Name Institution
Chair Pagani Raffaella University Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Secretary Mitchell Terry University of Dortmund, Germany
Members Drasar Pavel Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Frankowicz Marek Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland
Gärtner Peter Technical University, Vienna, Austria
Paolucci Gino University of Venice, Italy
Ryczkowski Janusz University M.-C. Sklodowska of Lublin, Poland
Salzer Reiner Technical University of Dresden, Germany
Varella Evangelia University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Wähälä Kristiina University of Helsinki, Finland

Label Committee in office: 2004-2006

Position Name Institution
Chair Terry Mitchell University of Dortmund, Germany
Vice-Chair Raffaella Pagani University Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Secretary David Barr Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
Pavel Drasar Institute of Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic
Peter Gaertner Technical University, Vienna, Austria
Pascal Mimero CPE Lyon, France
Gino Paolucci University of Venice, Italy
Arne van der Gen University of Leiden, The Netherlands
Evangelia Varella University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Richard Whewell Strathclyde University, Glasgow, United Kingdom