CHE is an ENQA Affiliate.
CHE is the official authority for higher education in Israel and determines policy for the higher education system. The Council was founded pursuant to the Council for Higher Education Law in 1958 as an independent and unaffiliated statutory corporation. It was established in order to separate Israel’s political system from its higher education system, to prevent interference with academic freedom. The law defines CHE’s authority, composition and work methods.
The main roles of the Council for Higher Education are to: