Decision on study programme accreditation

A higher education institution must submit an application for acquiring the study programme accreditation decision at the competent authority.

After receiving the complete application, the council of the Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (hereinafter referred to as the Agency) appoints a group of experts.

In the case of first study programme accreditation, the group of experts inspects the premises where the higher education institution will implement the study programme if this is required for a compete establishment of the current situation.

The Agency council decides on the first study programme accreditation within three months after the expiry of the deadline for sending comments to the report of the group of experts.

The report on fulfilling the criteria for the first study programme accreditation is sent to the council of the Agency and the applicant for potential comments. The applicant can send comments within one month from receipt of the report.

In the first accreditation procedure, the Agency's council can:

  •  award the accreditation of the higher education institution or study programme for seven years;
  • reject the application for the higher education institution or study programme accreditation.

In case of rejection of the application for the study programme accreditation, the higher education institution can once again submit the application for the first accreditation of the study programme after one year from the submission of the Agency council's decision.

Study programmes for teacher education must also fulfil the conditions determined in the Study programme accreditation criteria for teacher education.

 

 

Legal protection

  • Judicial remedy: Appeal
  • Competent authority: Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

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Last updated: 11. 02. 2016