Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education

Call for reviewers

The Albanian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (ASCAL), in compliance to the Decisions No. 44, dated 13.07.2018 and No. 15, dated 01.02.2019 of the Accreditation Board, has opened a call for higher education reviewing experts from all disciplines, to serve as external experts under the Accreditation Board list.

Requirements and Experience:

Overall requirement:

Experience in one of the main fields of evaluation (based on “Frascati’s Classification” areas/disciplines). The main field of evaluation is considered the field of Frascati to whom the expertise of reviewer belongs to, expressed in the direction and/or participation in the design of study programs, direction and/or participation in the design of teaching modules, scientific research documented with articles and/or other published scientific products.

Specific requirements:

  • At least 5 years of experience of teaching and research in higher education institution in the main field of evaluation;
  • PhD degree;
  • Some experience with quality assurance in higher education institutions where they are based on;
  • Knowledge of institutional evaluation processes as well as evaluation of study programs in the framework of HEIs accreditation process in Albania and/or abroad;
  • Preferable some international experience regarding teaching, research and quality assurance gained through graduate and postgraduate qualifications outside of Albania;
  • Some knowledge of the labour market and job prospects in the relevant area/discipline;
  • Fluency in English at the academic level requirements.

All interested applicants should fill out the application form, which can be found in the link: https://www.ascal.al/sq/bordi-i-akreditimit/expert-application-form , which automatically will be sent to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Information on the procedure of accreditation of higher education institutions and the study programs, and any other information, can be found on the website of the Agency, in the link: www.ascal.al/sq/.

The deadline for submission is 29 of March 2019, end of working day (16:30 local time).