SKVC is an independent organisation that was established by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania in 1995. It is partly financed from the State budget.
The agency’s role is to: increase awareness of the quality of higher education and promote its improvement; evaluate the quality of higher education (by institutions and by programmes); provide credential evaluation (of foreign HE qualifications and qualifications giving access to HE); provide information on HE systems and qualifications’ recognition; offer other functions in accordance with legal acts.
SKVC’s activities cover all higher education institutions in Lithuania – universities (academies) and colleges of higher education, state and private institutions.
SKVC is currently undergoing a targeted review coordinated by ENQA. More information can be found here.
SKVC’s most recent external review report can be found here.
SKVC is registered on EQAR.