Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education

ANNOUNCEMENT

The Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education (QAAHE), based on the "Manual for procedures and deadlines for quality assessment in the framework of accreditation of higher education institutions and study programs", notifies all Higher Education Institutions that the deadline to apply for institutional accreditation and program accreditation is until 31 May 2022. After this date, no application will be accepted.

 

Applications resume on October 1, 2022.

ANNOUNCEMENT

The Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, informs the public that the transitional phase between the two accreditations until the decision of the Accreditation Board is regulated by the Decision of the Accreditation Board no. 2 dated 07.04.2017 "On determining the duration and terms of accreditation validity in the framework of decision-making for the accreditation of higher education institutions and study programs" point 4, and the Decision of the Accreditation Board no. 22, dated 14.05.2020 "On the institutional accreditation and study programs term validity as well as the extension of the deadline for accreditation application" point 1.

Point 4 states that: For the purpose of accreditation validity when the final decision of the Accreditation Board is positive, Higher Education Institutions that have submitted the request for periodic accreditation or fulfillment of recommendations/conditions, in accordance with applicable law and that have been in the evaluation process within accreditation, are considered accredited for the period between accreditations.

Point 1 states that: To reiterate that, all institutions of higher education in the Republic of Albania, which have applied within the legal deadlines for periodic institutional accreditation and/or periodic accreditation of study programs, which they offer, are considered accredited until the decision of the Accreditation Board is taken and announced.

To see the full list of Public / Private Higher Education Institutions which are in the stage of institutional re-accreditation CLICK HERE.

 

ACTIVITIES

ASCAL and the Accreditation Board organize the Quality Assurance Workshop for public HEIs

On June 12, 2019, ASCAL in collaboration with the Accreditation Board and London School of Economics organized a 1-day Workshop on Public Institutions of Higher Education: "Internal Security and Quali...

18-05-2020

ASCAL Holds Training Meeting with EET for Accreditation of Study Programs of Agricultural University of Tirana

As part of the accreditation for the first time of 16 study programs (Bachelor, Professional and Master of Science) of the Agricultural University of Tirana, ASCAL held a training meeting on Friday, M...

18-05-2020

The National Student Survey begins on April 16, 2019

One of the main external quality assurance mechanisms is the evaluation of teaching quality through the National Student Survey (SKS). From April 16, 2019 students have the opportunity to complete thi...

18-05-2020

NEWS

Visit in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation of the Professional College of Tirana

Visit in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation of the Professional College of Tirana

On June 15-16, 2022, the External Evaluation Group conducted visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the Professional College of ...

17 / 06 / 2022

Visit in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation of the "Fan S. Noli" University

Visit in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation of the "Fan S. Noli" University

On May 9-10, 2022,  in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation, visits were held to the University "Fan S. Noli", Korça. The External Evalua...

12 / 05 / 2022

Boost your employability and career with scholarship program at Luxembourg Business University!

Boost your employability and career with scholarship program at Luxembourg Business University!

European Business University from Luxembourg and ERI SEE (Education Reform Initiative of South Eastern Europe) are presenting to you the Scholarship Program for...

28 / 04 / 2022

National Student Survey: Informative and Guiding Meetings on April 21, 2022

National Student Survey: Informative and Guiding Meetings on April 21, 2022

The Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASCAL), in the framework of the National Student Survey (SKS), conducted on April 21, 2022, informative me...

21 / 04 / 2022

National Student Survey: Informative and Guiding Meetings on April 20, 2022

National Student Survey: Informative and Guiding Meetings on April 20, 2022

The Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASCAL), in the framework of the National Student Survey (SKS), conducted on April 20, 2022, informative me...

20 / 04 / 2022