Memberships and Co-operation


Full Membership of the Kosovo Accreditation Agency on ENQA

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education ENQA has confirmed the full membership of the Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA) in this network for a full period of five years. This decision is taken following the ENQA’s Board meeting held on 15th September 2014. The confirmation of KAA’s full membership to ENQA has come after KAA underwent a positive evaluation by an independent ENQA panel on January 2014. 

The admission of Kosovo in ENQA contributes to the advancement of quality in higher education and provides possibilities to relate our students and institutions with the European system of higher education. 

Admission of Kosovo as a full member of ENQA, confirms KAA’ professionalism in implementing the best European practices and standards in the quality assurance of higher education.

ENQA has been established following recommendations of the European Union in order to promote the Bologna System. The Association contributes to the development of quality of higher education in signatory countries of Bologna agreement.


>> KAA Self Evaluation Report (PDF)

>> Panel Report of External Review of the KAA (PDF)

>> Letter of Membership from ENQA (PDF)


Inclusion of Kosovo Accreditation Agency on EQAR

The European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) has confirmed the full membership of the Kosovo Accreditation Agency (KAA) for a period of 4 years.

The confirmation of KAA's full membership to EQAR follows the EQAR Board meeting held on June and comes also as a result of KAA's successful membership to ENQA.

EQAR is founded by the key organizations in higher education in Europe, the so called E4, as ENQA (European Network for Quality Assurance in Higher Education); ESU (European Students Union); EUA (European University Association); and EURASHE (European Association of Institutions of Higher Education). The European Register for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (EQAR) is the registry of the European agencies for quality assurance which have proven to have substantial compliance with the principles for quality assurance in Europe.

This achievement of KAA serves to our institutions of higher education, to students, to our society and to the state of Kosovo having into regard the importance and the advantages that KAA will have in relation to EQAR. KAA's full membership to EQAR confirms further the professional and independent work of KAA, and assures the students and institutions of higher education in the Republic of Kosovo that they are and will be equally treated in the European Area of Higher Education.


>> Inclusion Letter from EQAR (PDF)

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