The National Accreditation Bureau for Higher Education is an independent body established by the Act No. 111/1998 Coll. (amended and consolidated) on Higher Education Institutions and on Amendments and Supplements to Some Other Acts (Higher Education Act), as resulting from later amendments, with the authority to mainly
- Decide on accreditation of degree programmes, institutional accreditation and accreditation of the habilitation procedure and procedure for appointment of professors
- Perform audit of compliance with legal regulations in carrying out accredited activities and
- Carry out external evaluation of educational, scientific, research, development, innovation, artistic and other related activities of higher education institutions
The Accreditation Bureau provides methodical support related to issues of a quality assurance system for educational, creative and other related activities of higher education institutions and internal quality evaluation.
The Accreditation Bureau applies the Standards for Accreditation, on which its activities are based along with with administrative consideration, with attention to relevant principles of standards for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area.
The Accreditation Bureau is located in Prague.
Website of The Accreditation Bureau