Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education

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

ASCAL part of the webinar "Overcoming obstacles in reaching compliance with the ESG: lessons learned from the SEQA-ESG project" organized by ENQA

ASCAL part of the webinar "Overcoming obstacles in reaching compliance with the ESG: lessons learned from the SEQA-ESG project" organized by ENQA

The Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education (ASCAL), represented by Mr. Erjon Xhako, participated in the webinar "Overcoming obstacles in reaching complian...

25 / 11 / 2022

Visit in the framework of the accreditation of the programs Professional Master in "Accordion and Teaching" and Professional Master in "Guitar and Teaching" offered by the University of Arts

Visit in the framework of the accreditation of the programs Professional Master in "Accordion and Teaching" and Professional Master in "Guitar and Teaching" offered by the University of Arts

On November 17-18, 2022, the visits were carried out as part of the accreditation of the Professional Master study programs in "Accordion and Teaching" and...

24 / 11 / 2022

ASCAL part of the 2022 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF)

ASCAL part of the 2022 European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF)

The Quality Assurance Agency in Higher Education, ASCAL, represented from Mrs. Aleksandra Xhamo and Ms. Denisa Bogdani, participated at the 2022 European Qualit...

22 / 11 / 2022

Visit in the framework of the accreditation of the programs Master of Arts in "Choreography and Teaching" and Master of Arts in "Scenography-Costume Design and Teaching" offered by the University of Arts

Visit in the framework of the accreditation of the programs Master of Arts in "Choreography and Teaching" and Master of Arts in "Scenography-Costume Design and Teaching" offered by the University of Arts

On November 17-18, 2022, the visits were carried out as part of the accreditation of the Master of Arts study programs in "Choreography and Teaching" and Master...

22 / 11 / 2022

ASCAL and ANVUR cooperate to increase quality in higher education

ASCAL and ANVUR cooperate to increase quality in higher education

The Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ASCAL), represented by the director of the Agency, Mrs. Xhiliola Bixheku, and the Italian National Agency ...

10 / 11 / 2022