Assessment Committees

Quality assessment of study programme groups

2017

Sports and Medicine doctoral studies

André Nieoullon Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience, Aix-Marseille University France
Heikki Kainulainen Professor of exercise physiology, University of Jyväskylä Finland
Sigmund Loland Professor of sport philosophy, Norwegian School of Sport Science Norway
Jarkko Ketolainen Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology,  University of Eastern Finland Finland
Joke Denekens Professor Emeritus in General Practice, University of Antwerp Belgium
Michael J. Mulvany Professor Emeritus,  University of Aarhus Denmark
Riho Tapfer Employer representative, Estonian Medicines Verification Organisation Estonia
Melinda Barkhuizen PhD student, University of Maastricht & North-West University in South Africa The Netherlands

Arts; Health Care*

University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy, Tallinn University and Tartu Art College

Mark Dunhill Chairman, University of Arts London United Kingdom
Barbara Ābele Art Academy of Latvia Latvia
Tom McGorrian Middlesex University London United Kingdom
Kari Bjørgo Johnsen University of Bergen Norway
Hanke Leeuw UnivRīga Stradiņš Universityersity of the Arts Utracht The Netherlands
Žilvinas Lilas Academy of Media Arts Cologne Germany
Kristīne Mārtinsone Rīga Stradiņš University Latvia
Andres Tali Artist Estonia
Clara van Wijk Student member, VU University Amsterdam The Netherlands

*Health Care programmes exclusively at Tallinn University

Performing Arts

University of Tartu, Tallinn University and Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Hannu Erkki Kasimir Apajalahti Chairman, lecturer, Sibelius Academy/University of the Arts Finland
Gretchen Duke Amussen Director of External Affairs and International Relations, Paris Conservatoire France
Anthony Dean Dean of Cultural Engagement/Professor of Performing arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Winchester United Kingdom
Susan Jean Dunderdale Director, writer, producer United Kingdom
Ildikó Sirató Associate professor, Institute for Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Pannonia Hugary
Paula Tuovinen University of the Arts Helsinki Finland
Ankna Arockiam Student,  Royal Scottish Conservatoire United Kingdom

Engineering, manufacturing and technology doctoral studies

University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology and Estonian University of Life Sciences

Mark Richardson Chairman, professor, Vice-President, University College Dublin Ireland
Simo-Pekka Hannula Professor, Aalto University Finland
Klaus Hellgardt Professor, Imperial College London United Kingdom
Marios Kasinopoulos Professor, Cyprus University of Technology Cyprus
Pille Meier Eesti Metsa- ja Puidutööstuse Liit Estonia
Henrik Persson PhD student, Lund University Sweden
Jan-Eric Ståhl Professor, Lund University Sweden

Humanities, languages and cultures and theology doctoral studies

University of Tartu and Tallinn University

Martin Halliwell Chairman, Professor, University of Leicester United Kingdom
Kristian Bankov Professor, New Bulgarian University Bulgaria
Anne Boddington Professor, University of Brighton United Kingdom
Barbara Burns Assoc. professor, University of Glasgow United Kingdom
Julia-Marie Therese Dahlberg PhD student, University of Helsinki Finland
Anca Greere Assistant Director, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education United Kingdom
Hans-Günter Heimbrock Professor emeritus, Goethe-University Frankfurt Germany
Gerrit Immink Professor emeritus, Protestant Theological University Groningen The Netherlands
Jaakko Leino Professor, University of Helsinki Finland
Henrik Meinander Professor, University of Helsinki Finland
Irina Moore Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton United Kingdom

Architecture and Building

Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn University of Applied  Sciences

Architecture
Matti Rautiola (Chair) Professor, Architect, Director General, ARRAK Architects Kiiskilä, Rautiola, Building Information Foundation Finland
Ardi Van Den Brink Professor of Landscape Architecture, Wageningen University The Netherlands
Herman Neuckermans Professor Emeritus, KU Leuven, Department of Architecture Belgium
Emma Järvenpää Student member, Leiden University The Netherlands
Building
Paul Rullmann Chairman of the WTR, the Scientific Technical Council of SURF The Netherlands
Mark G. Richardson (Chair) Deputy Vice President for Global Engagement, University College Dublin Ireland
Juris Rihards Naudžuns Professor, Riga Technical University Latvia
Philippe Bouillard Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles Belgium
Tiit Kerem Managing Director, AS Telora-E Estonia
Herman Blum Student member, ETH Zürich, ESU Switzerland

Journalism and Information

Tallinn University and University of Tartu

Agusta Palsdottir (chair) Professor, University of Iceland Iceland
Leen d‘Haenens Professor, KU Leuven Belgium
Maija-Leena Huotari Professor, Oulu University Finland
Väino Koorberg Member, Eesti Akadeemilise Ajakirjanduse Selts Estonia
Anisa Suliman Principal Lecturer, Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom
Meelis Süld Chairman, Estonian Union of Journalists Estonia
Margus Viher Director General, The Estonian Patent Office Estonia
Marija Vasilevska Student member Macedonia

Business and Administration

Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences

Roger Levy (Chair) Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science United  Kingdom
Markus Breuer Professor, SRH University Heidelberg Germany
Anne Perkiö Head of Business Administration Programme, Helsinki Metropolia University Finland
Tambet Hook Managing Director, Magnum Dental Estonia
Veronica Zäro Student member, Tallinn University of Technology Estonia

Arts

Estonian Academy of Arts

John Butler (chair) Professor, Chief Executive Officer, EQ-Arts United Kingdom
Mark Dunhill Dean of Academic Programmes, University of the Arts London United Kingdom
Marjan Hester Groot Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam The Netherlands
Žilvinas Lilas Professor, Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln Germany
Christine Pybus CIT Crawford College of Art and Design Ireland
Merja Salo Professor, Aalto University Finland
Maren Schmohl Vice dean, Academy of Applied Design, Art and Media Germany
Jari Kukkonen Vitalonga OÜ Estonia
Emma Järvenpää Student member, Leiden University Holland

National Defence

Estonian National Defence College

Air Commodore Prof. Dr. Frans Osinga (chair) Chair in War Studies, Head of the Military Operational Art and Science Section at the Faculty of Military Sciences, the Netherlands Defence Academy The Netherlands
Colonel G.S. Petteri Rokka Deputy Commandant on the Army Academy Finland
Colonel Igors Rajevs Centre for Strategic and Security Research of the National Defence Academy of Latvia Latvia
Major Hardi Lämmergas Air Force, Air Surveillance Wing Commander Estonia
Liina Hirv Student member, University of Tartu Estonia

Arts

Euroacademy and Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences

Judy Glasman (chair) Head of School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire; Vice Chair of Council for Higher Education in Art and Design United Kingdom
Soledad Garcia Ferrari Senior lecturer in architectural design, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
Sonja Spee Manager of Quality assessment and Educational development in art education, Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Royal Conservatoire, Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp Belgium
Andres Tali Freelance artist, graphic designer Estonia
Georg Fischer Student member, Leipzig University of Applied Sciences Germany

Mathematics and statistics

University of Tartu and Tallinn University

Ernst Mayr (chair) Professor, Technische Universität München Germany
Juha Kinnunen Professor, Aalto University Finland
Mats Boij Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Philipp Schulz Student member, RWTH Aachen University Germany
Piret Raukas SEB Bank/Insurance Estonia

2016

Transport Services, Engineering, Manufacturing and Technology

Estonian Aviation Academy

Pascal Bauer (chair) Prof. Emeritus, ENSMA – University of Poitiers France
Pascal Revel Professor, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Bordeaux Airport France
Markku Roschier Creative Director at UAS Finland, Airline Management Technologies Oy Finland
Philipp Schultz Student member, RWTH Aachen University Germany
Kristo Vallimäe Head of Air Traffic Services and Aerodrome Department,  Estonian Civil Aviation Administration Estonia

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Estonian University of Life Sciences

Ole Martin Eklo (chair) Professor, The Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research Norway
Stephen Hall Professor Emeritus, University of Lincoln UK
Olev Kalda Deputy Director General, Veterinary and Food Board Estonia
Bengt Johan Kriström Professor, Department of Forest Economics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Centre for Environmental and Resource Economics Sweden
Birgitta Malmfors Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden
Paavo Pelkonen Professor Emeritus, University of Eastern Finland, School of Forest Sciences Finland
Talvi Pihl Student, Tallinn University of Technology/University of Tartu Estonia

Business and Administration

Estonian Academy of Security Sciences

Robin Bryant (chair) Professor, Canterbury Christ Church University UK
Hannu Kiehelä Director, Training institute of Prison and Probation Services Finland
Daiga Kupcane Chief of Education coordination section, State Border Guard College of the Republic of Latvia Latvia
Valdas Krulikauskas Chief of Fire Fighters Training School of the Fire and Rescue Department under the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania Lihtuania
Natalja Gurvitš Tallinn University of Technology Estonia
Liina Hirv Student, University of Tartu Estonia
Kätlin Alvela Head of the Prevention and Offences Proceedings Bureau, Police and Border Guard Board Estonia
Anneli Külaots Counsellor to the Deputy Director General of the Estonian Emergency Response Centre Estonia
Raini Jõks Prison of Tartu, Governor Estonia
Häli Allas Planning Division of Rescue work Department Estonia

Tallinn University of Technology, University of Tartu

Peter Mason (esimees) Professor, Bedfordshire University United Kingdom
Joachim Gläser Professor, SRH University Heidelberg Germany
Kalevi Kyläheiko Professor, Lappeenranta University of Technology Finland
Roger Levy Professor, The London School of Economics and Political Science United Kingdom
Turo Virtanen Professor, University of Helsinki Finland
Danute Rasimaviciene Dean, Vilnius University of Applied Sciences Lithuania
Margus Kastein Representative of employers Estonia
Vanessa Roosmets Estonian Business School, student Estonia

Estonian Business School, Tallinn University and Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre

Tanja Dmitrovic (esimees) Professor, Head of Department, University of Ljubljana Slovenia
Muhammed Abdul Rauf Head of School of Business , Wittenborg University The Netherlands
Jaakko Pekka Juhani Lehtonen Professor Emeritus, Jyväskylä Univesity Finland
Anne Perkiö Lic.Ed, Head of Study Programme, Helsinki Metropolia University Finland
Kotryna Peilauskaite Student member, University of Vilnius Lithuania
Tõnu Pekk Entrepreneur, representative of employers Estonia
Simone Ella Gertrud Wesner University of London, Birkbeck United Kingdom

Social Sciences

University of Tartu, Tallinn University, Tallinn University of Technology

David Inglis (chair)  Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter UK
Jonas Hinnfors PhD, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg Sweden
Florian Rampelt Student, University of Passau Germany
Gediminas Vitkus Professor and Head of European Studies Department,  Institute of International Relations and Political Science Lithuania
Heikki Hiilamo Professor of Social Policy, University of Helsinki Finland
Mati Vaarmann Ambassador Estonia
Brigita Zepa Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Latvia; Director of Baltic Institute of Social Sciences Latvia
Margus Sarapuu Head of Task Force on zero-bureaucracy, Ministry of Economics and Communication Estonia

Healthcare and medicine

Tallinn Health Care College, Tartu Health Care College, University of Tartu

Carol Lynn Cox Acting Clinical Manager and Nursing Lead, Health and Hope Clinics, Pensacola Florida USA
Pia Ahonen Head of Education and Research, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, Turku University of Applied Sciences Finland
Lars Bohlin Head of the Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Uppsala Sweden
Ewen Mark McColl Director of Clinical Dentistry, Peninsula Dental School, Plymouth University UK
Valerie Lesley Dawson Expert on physiotherapy, freelance healthcare training consultant UK
Gunta Krūmiņa Head of Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, University of Latvia Latvia
Samin Zedghi Zadeh Student, Torino University Italy
Hannele Turunen Professor, Head of Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland Finland
Margus Viigimaa Professor, Põhja-Eesti Regionaalhaigla, Tallinn University of Technology, TTÜ Tehnomeedikum, Director for the Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine Estonia

Psychology

Tallinn University, University of Tartu

Jonathan Loose (chair) Director of Learning and Teaching, Heythrop College, University of London UK
Marcel A.G van Aken Professor, Universiteit Utrecht The Netherlands
Alessandra Re Adjunct Professor, Università di Torino Italy
Dalia Nasvytiene Assistant Professor, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences Lithuania
Inguna Zarina üliõpilasliige, European Student Union, University of Latvia Latvia
Milvi Tepp tööandjate esindaja, PARE juhatuse esimees Estonia

Physical Sciences

University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology

Bob Munn (chair) Consultant, Finchwood Academic UK
Dimitris Ballas Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield UK
Lars Erik Holmer Professor, Uppsala University Sweden
Juha Karhu Professor, University of Helsinki Finland
Dionis Martsinkevichus Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Lithuania
Mamoun Muhammed Research Director, Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Risto Nieminen professor, Aalto University Finland
Barbara A. Sawrey Professor, University of California USA

Law

University of Tartu, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn University

Achim Albrecht (chair) University of Westfalia, professor Germany
Hildegard Schneider Maastricht University, professor The Netherlands
Michelle Everson Birkbeck University of London, professor UK
Kristel Siitam-Nyiri Ministry of Justice, Vice-chancellor Estonia
Madis Päts OÜ Luberg ja Päts Law Office (Attorney at Law, partner) Estonia
Susann Schultz University Greifswald, üliõpilane Germany

2015

Life Sciences,Environmental Protection

Estonian University of Life Sciences, University of Tartu

Laurent Counillon (Chair) University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Professor France
Ana Maria Pelacho Aja University of Lleida, Professor Spain
Kari Keinänen University of Helsinki, Professor Finland
Rik Leemans Wagegingen University, Professor The Netherlands
Dietwald Gruehn TU Dortmund University, Professor Germany
Olav Aarna Estonian Qualifications Authority, Councellor Estonia
Adrian Stan University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Viktor Babes“, student Romania

Engineering Study Programme Group

Tallinn University of Technology

Jan-Eric Ståhl (Chair) Lund University, Division of Production and Materials Engineering Sweden
Job van Amerongen Professor Emeritus, Twente University The Netherlands
Hermann Blum Student, ETH Zürich, ESU Switzerland
Sigurdur Brynjolfsson Professor, University of Iceland, Faculty of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science Iceland
Panicos Kyriacou Professor, City University London UK
Janusz Uriasz Head of Institute of Marine Technology/Maritime University of Szczecin, Member of Polish Accreditation Committee Poland
Madis Võõras EAS, Innovation Division Manager Estonia

 

Markus Mueller (Chair) Professor, University of Edinburgh UK
Indrek Aarna Eesti Energia AS Estonia
Jorma Hölsä Professor emeritus, University of Turku Finland
Klaus Hellgardt Professor, Imperial College London UK
Olle Holst Professor, Lund University Sweden
Asnate Kažoka Student, Riga Technical University, ESU Latvia
Peter Palensky Professor, TU Delft The Netherlands
Marketta Sipi Professor, University of Helsinki Finland

Languages and Cultures

University of Tartu, Tallinn University, Euroakademy

Malcolm Cook (Chair) Chair of the Modern Humanities Research Association, Professor emeritus UK
Olesea Bodean-Vozian PhD student, Moldova State University Moldova
Yves Gambier Professor emeritus, Turun Yliopisto Finland
Andrew Goodspeed Professor, South East European University Macedonia
Jaakko Leino Professor, University of Helsinki Finland
Irina Moore Senior Lecturer, University of Wolverhampton UK
Rajyashree Pandey Reader, University of London UK

Transport Services

Tallinn University of Technology, TTK University of Applied Sciences

Kevin Cullinane (Chair) Professor of Logistics & Transport Economics, University of Gothenburg Sweden
Hercules Haralambides Professor of Maritime Economics & Logistics, Erasmus University Rotterdam The Netherlands
Trevor Heaver Professor emeritus, Operations and Logistics Division, University of British Columbia Canada
Gabriel Lodewijks Professor of Transport Engineering and Logistics, Delft University of Technology The Netherlands
Janek Saareoks Schenker Ltd., CEO Estonia
Raivo Vare Estonian Railway Ltd., Chair of the Board of Directors Estonia
Olli Kauhanen Rauma University of Applied Sciences, student Finland

Humanities

University of Tartu, Tallinn University

Malcolm Cook (Chair) Chair of the Modern Humanities Research Association, Professor Emeritus UK
Kristian Bankov Secretary General of the International Association for Semiotics Studies, New Bulgarian University, Professor Bulgaria
Hugh Beach Uppsala University, Professor Sweden
Katalin Farkas Central European University, Budapest, Professor, Academic Pro-Rector Hungary
Tapio  Heiskari University of Helsinki, Student Finland
Marjan Hester Groot Leiden University, Associate Professor The Netherlands
Simon Kirchin University of Kent, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities UK
Benedikt Stuchtey Phillips-Universität Marburg, Professor Germany

 

Social Services

Tallinn University, University of Tartu, Lääne-Viru College

Andy Gibbs (Chair) Edinburgh Napier University, Leader of Centre for Wellbeing and Health; British Council European Higher Education Expert UK
Ruta Butkeviciene Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Associate Professor Lithuania
Rudi Roose Ghent University, Professor of Social Work Belgium
Ülly Enn Archimedes Foundation, Estonian National Agency for Youth in action programme Estonia
Heikki Hiilamo University of Helsinki, Professor of Social Policy Finland
Andreas Karsten Youth Policy Labs at Demokratie & Dialog Germany
Johans T Sandvin University of Nordland, Professor of Sociology Norway
Miriam Teuma Agenzija Zghazagh, Chief Executive Officer; Academic Affairs Officer,
National Student Union of Latvia
Malta
Inguna Zarina University of Latvia, Student Latvia

 

Life Sciences

Tallinn University, Tallinn University of Technology

Environmental Protection

Tallinn University, Euroakademy

Laurent Counillon (Chair) University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Professor France
Maris Klavins University of Latvia, Professor Latvia
Kari Keinänen University of Helsinki, Professor Finland
Rik Leemans Wagegingen University, Professor The Netherlands
Roman Lenz University of Appliced Sciences, Professor Germany
Olav Aarna Estonian Qualifications Authority, Councellor Estonia
Adrian Stan University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Viktor Babes“, student Romania

Environmental Protection

Tallinn University of Technology

Laurent Counillon (Chair) University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Professor France
Kari Keinänen University of Helsinki, Professor Finland
Rik Leemans Wagegingen University, Professor The Netherlands
Olav Aarna Estonian Qualifications Authority, Councellor Estonia
Adrian Stan University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Viktor Babes“, student Romania

Engineering Study programme Group

University of Tartu, Estonian University of Life Sciences, TTK University of Applied Sciences

Johan Driesen (Chair) Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Professor Belgium
Sigurdur Brynjolfsson University of Iceland, professor Iceland
Sven Anders Flodström President of The Royal Institute of Technology Sweden
Karmen Kütt Delft University of Technology, student Estonia/The Netherlands
Eero Puolanne University of Helsinki, Professor Emeritus Finland
Paul Rullmann Chairman of the WTR, the Scientific Technical Council of SURF The Netherlands
Jan-Eric Stahl Lund University, Professor Sweden
Madis Võõras Enterprise Estonia, Innovation Division manager Estonia

 

2014

Medicine

University of Tartu

Chris Stephens (Chair) University Director of Education, Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton UK
Ulrike Beier Associate Professor, Department of restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry, Medical University of Innsbruck Austria
Lars Bohlin University of Uppsala, Professor Sweden
Pekka Kääpä University of Turku, Professor Emeritus Finland
Margus Viigimaa Head of the Centre of Cardiology, North Estonia Medical Centre; Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tallinn University of Technology Estonia
Jose Dias University of Coimbra, student Portugal

Personal Services

Kuressaare College of Tallinn University of Technology
Pärnu College of Tartu University
Estonian School of Hotel and Tourism Management

Peter Mason (Chair) Department of Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality, Faculty of Business, University of Bedfordshire UK
Rong Huang Plymouth School of Tourism and Hospitality UK
Audrone Luksaitiene Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Head of Tourism and Hotel Management Department Lithuania
Feliks Mägus Nordic Hotels OÜ, Chairman of the Management Board Estonia
Rasmus Kuusemets Lääne-Viru College, student Estonia

 

Sport. Personal Services

Tallinn University

University of Tartu

Karen Petry (Chair) German Sport University Cologne Germany
Susan Capel Brunel University London, professor UK
Hans Hoppeler University of Bern, professor Switzerland
Jan te Kloeze Chairman of the Foundation WICE-DSL The Netherlands
Alexandra Maryeta Raijmakers University of Amsterdam, student The Netherlands
Toomas Tõnise Estonian Olympic Committee Estonia

2013

Informatics and Information Technology

Tallinn University

The Estonian Information Technology College

Ernst Wilhelm Mayr (Chair) Technische Universität München, professor Germany
Aleksandr Požidajev Tallinn University of Technology, student Estonia
Liz Bacon (Elisabeth Kabler) The University of Greenwich, Dean, professor UK
Stephen Anthony Brewster University of Glasgow, professor UK
Andres Kütt Nordea bank, BCIO Baltic Countries Estonia
Tanel Tammet Tallinn University of Technology, professor Estonia
Albert Sangrà Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, director of the eLearn Center, professor Spain

2012

Informatics and Information Technology

Tallinn University of Technology

University of Tartu

Manfred Nagl (Chair) Aachen University, professor Germany
Liz Bacon (Elisabeth Kabler) The University of Greenwich, professor UK
Laszlo Keviczky Budapest University of Technology and Economics Hungary
Ernst Wilhelm Mayr Technische Universität München, professor Germany
Ignas Niemegeers Delft University of Technology The Netherlands
Virgo Inno Tieto Eesti AS Estonia
Andres Kütt Webmedia, MIT Estonia
Viljar Mee Tallinn University, student Estonia
Rain Rebane Elion Ettevõtted AS Estonia