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 applications within accreditations have started.

Applications start on October 1, 2021, and end on May 31, 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

Kartolinë urimi!

Kartolinë urimi!

Agjencia e Sigurimit të Cilësisë në Arsimin e Lartë (ASCAL), Ju uron Gëzuar Vitin e Ri 2022! Qoftë një vit i mbarë dhe plot sukses! Nga stafi i ASCAL...

22 / 12 / 2021

Visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the Tirana Business University College

Visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the Tirana Business University College

On October 07-08, 2021 the External Evaluation Group carried out visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the Tirana Business Univ...

09 / 10 / 2021

Visit in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation of the Agricultural University of Tirana

Visit in the framework of periodic institutional accreditation of the Agricultural University of Tirana

On September 30 - October 1, 2021, the External Evaluation Group carried out visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the Agricult...

02 / 10 / 2021

Visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the University College of Business

Visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the University College of Business

On September 13-14, 2021 the External Evaluation Group carried out visits in the framework of the periodic institutional accreditation of the University College...

15 / 09 / 2021

The Accreditation Board meets the staff members of the Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education

The Accreditation Board meets the staff members of the Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education

On Saturday, 11.09.2021 the Accreditation Board (BA) held a meeting with the staff of the Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASCAL). During the ...

11 / 09 / 2021