Quality assurance in higher education: European higher education area perspective

Svetlana Chitu, Andrius Puksas

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Abstract

This paper discusses the development of quality assurance across European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The significance of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) is emphasized as well as the implementation of Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG). ESG contain standards for internal and external quality assurance of higher education institutions and external evaluation of quality assurance agencies. Applied quality assurance procedures of higher education institutions are described in cases of Moldova and Lithuania.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEUREM 2016 conference "Modern issues of EU development and relations between EU and Moldova"
PublisherAcademy of Economic Studies of Moldova
Pages231-239
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9789975300544
Publication statusPublished - Nov 25 2016

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Keywords

  • quality assurance
  • external evaluation
  • higher education
  • program of study
  • higher education institution
  • EHEA

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Chitu, S., & Puksas, A. (2016). Quality assurance in higher education: European higher education area perspective. In EUREM 2016 conference "Modern issues of EU development and relations between EU and Moldova" (pp. 231-239). Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova.