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SKVC - Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education
A. Gostauto g. 12
Phone: +370 5 2104777
Fax: +370 5 2132553
Founding Date: 1995
ENQA Full Membership: 2012
Ownership: Operationally independent public authority, established and funded mainly by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.
Scope of Authority: Higher education system in Lithuania
Agency's Role: To increase awareness of the quality of higher education and promote its improvement. Evaluation of the quality of higher education (by institutions and by programs), credential evaluation (of foreign HE qualifications and qualifications giving access to HE); provision of information on HE systems and qualifications recognition; information provision to mobile researchers; other functions in accordance with legal acts.
Keywords: External evaluation of study programs, institutions; accreditation; qualifications’ evaluation.
Methods Used: Institutional evaluation and accreditation (based on survey of resources, self-evaluation report, site visit, review report by independent experts). Evaluation of study programs and accreditation (based on self-evaluation report, site visit, review report by independent experts). Evaluation and accreditation of new study programs (based on documentation review, expert’s review report). Public reports.
Review Outcome: Full membership granted 14 September 2012