Agreement on Cooperation with NCPA







On 16 November 2013 the chairwoman of the Accreditation Commission Czech Republic and the Director of the Russian National Centre for Public Accreditation (NCPA) signed a framework agreement on cooperation in the framework of international cooperation of accreditation agencies in Central and Eastern Europe. The agreement will, among other things, enable involvement of Czech experts in evaluation of quality of higher education institutions in Russia.

ENQA Members' Forum in Prague

IMG_4852The Accreditation Commission Czech Republic was hosting the ENQA Members' Forum in Prague on 25th - 26th April 2013. It was the first meeting of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, the most important European organisation in the field of quality assurance, in the Czech Republic. ENQA, which was founded in 2000, currently associates almost fourty accreditation agencies from the European countries with the Full Member statute (including the Accreditation Commission Czech Republic) and other fourty agencies with the statute of Associate Member. 


Eighty participants from 28 countries took part at the ENQA Members' Forum in Prague. The meeting consisted of the executive board meeting, members' general assembly, expert workshops and plenary sessions and discussions. Among others, the issue of methodology of excelence evaluation at higher education institutions, revision of the European Standards and Guidelines were on the agenda. During the general assembly a new executive board member was elected.


With regard to the significance of this event for the higher education in the Czech Republic, the president of the Czech Rectors Conference patronaged the Members' Forum. The meeting was held with the support of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague and the Mayor of Prague.


ACCR's Membership in International Associations

The Accreditation Commission Czech Republic is a member of the following international associations:

  • Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Eduction (CEENQA).
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  • European Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).  
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