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FINEEC - Finnish Education Evaluation Centre

KARVI - Kansallinen koulutuksen arviointikeskus

Notes: FINEEC was granted provisional registration based on the existing registrations of the Finnish Higher Education Evaluation Council (FINHEEC, originally valid until 31/07/2015), in accordance with the EQAR Merger Policy. Registration only extends to FINEEC's activities in higher education, taken over from FINHEEC, and not to any of its activities in other education sectors.

Validity: FINEEC has applied for renewal of inclusion. Its registration remains fully valid pursuant to §4.2 of the EQAR Procedures for Applications, until a decision on renewal has been made.

Note: FINEEC's registration was provisionally extended under the Policy on Transition to the Revised ESG, in order to allow FINEEC to be reviewed against the ESG 2015.
Admission valid until: 2022-02-28 (listed since 2010-11-18)
Based in*: Finland
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Austria, Finland
Reports by the agency: http://karvi.fi/en/publication/
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: http://karvi.fi/en/
Address: PO Box 28 / Mannerheiminaukio 1 A
00101 Helsinki
Finland
Contact Person: Helka Kekäläinen
Phone: +358 29533 5513
Fax: +358 9 1607 7608
Email: helka.kekalainen@karvi.fi

Information on the agency's work

The Finnish Education Evaluation Centre (FINEEC) is an independent government agency responsible for the national evaluation of education.

The evaluations of FINEEC cover the education system in its entirety, from early childhood education to higher education.

Specialisation: FINEEC operates both on university and university of applied sciences sectors.
External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG: - Institutional audit of quality systems;
- Engineering programme reviews (for the EUR-ACE label);
- Thematic evaluations (ESG, as far as they concern individual
institutions or programmes of higher education);
ENQA membership: Full member

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