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.
Below is the list of public/private Higher Education Institutions which are in the stage of institutional re-accreditation.
|No.||Institution||The status in which they are||Institution type|
|1||University College "Pavarësia Vlorë"||In accreditation process||University College|
|2||Albanian University||In the decision-making process by AB||University|
|3||University College "REALD"||In accreditation process||University College|
|4||European University of Tirana||In the decision-making process by AB||University|
We also inform that in the status of the "accreditation process," there are a large number of study programs offered by these Higher Education Institutions.
* In the decision-making process: The whole process of external evaluation has been completed, and they remain to wait for the decision of the Accreditation Board.
The Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education informs the public that any questions or information should be directed to its offices.