Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education published the first results of the largest survey of student satisfaction in the Slovak Republic

Almost 20,000 students in the first two degrees of higher education study participated in the first year of the survey organised by the Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education. It is an anonymous, so far the largest survey of student’s perceptions of the quality of higher education institutions in Slovakia, which the Agency plans to organise […]

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National action plan for external quality assurance of higher education institutions in the Slovak Republic

The Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic participated in the creation of the National Action Plan in the field of external quality assurance of higher education institutions. The Action Plan is one of the deliverables of the international project Supporting Countries and […]

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The working meeting of the Agency with persons responsible for the internal quality assurance system of higher education institutions to apply to the internal system evaluation

The working meeting of the Agency with persons responsible for the internal system of higher education institutions on the state of compliance of internal systems and on the submission of applications for the evaluation of the internal system took place on 11 June 2021. The meeting included a discussion on how to apply to the […]

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The working meeting of the Agency with persons responsible for the internal quality assurance system of higher education institutions to apply to the internal system evaluation

The working meeting of the Agency with persons responsible for the internal system of higher education institutions on the state of compliance of internal systems and on the submission of applications for the evaluation of the internal system took place on 11 June 2021. The meeting included a discussion on how to apply to the […]

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Opening the higher education institutions to the world

Intentions to internationalize the higher education institution environment are a traditional part of the strategy of most Slovak universities. Why are these intentions little visible in the normal operating/functioning of universities? Is the opening of universities a condition for quality development? What are the possibilities and ways of international cooperation, and how do we use […]

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Academic integrity

Topics related to academic (non)integrity in the recent period regularly resonate in the Slovak higher education and political environment. The related discourse condemned the identified errors and resulted in changes in legislation. However, if failures are not to be repeated, the reasons and motivations that enabled them to need to be identified and the rules […]

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Application for granting the accreditation of a joint study programme according to § 30 and § 36 para. 2 of Quality Assurance Act no. 269/2018 Coll.

Higher education institutions submit an Application for granting the accreditation of a joint study programme according to § 30 and § 36 para. 2 of Quality Assurance Act no. 269/2018 Coll. as amended in the Agency’s information system (https://is.saavs.sk/). If the higher education institution does not have access to the SAAVS information system, it will […]

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Internal Quality Assurance System – finding your own way

Slovak higher education institutions currently live a unique period associated with deciding on their future, their mission, goals, values, the offer of study programmes, the way they are implemented, and continuous improvement. Clear rules are laid down, unprecedented freedom of choice is provided and responsibility is required to demonstrate compliance and continuous improvement. There are […]

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Academic integrity

Topics related to academic (non)integrity in the recent period regularly resonate in the Slovak higher education and political environment. The related discourse condemned the identified errors and resulted in changes in legislation. However, if failures are not to be repeated, the reasons and motivations that enabled them to need to be identified and the rules […]

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