European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

ASHE - Agency for Science and Higher Education

AZVO - Agencija za znanost i visoko obrazovanje

Admission valid until: 2022-02-28 (listed since 2011-11-25)
Based in*: Croatia
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Croatia, Slovenia
Reports by the agency: www.azvo.hr/en/evaluations/evaluations
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: www.azvo.hr
Address: Donje Svetice 38/5
10000 Zagreb
Contact Person: Emita Blagdan
Phone: +385 1 6274 880
Fax: +385 1 6274 801
Email: medju@azvo.hr

Information on the agency's work

ASHE was established by Croatian Government as an independent public body and the only institution tasked with external quality assurance procedures in higher education and research in the country. In addition to these, the Croatian ENIC-NARIC office is part of ASHE; and other ASHE offices also perform data collection, a part of the centralized admission procedure to Croatian higher education institutions and support a number of national bodies.

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG:
  • Initial accreditation (of higher education institutions and programmes in all three cycles)
  • Re-accreditation (of higher education institutions and programmes in all three cycles)
  • Audit (of higher education institutions)
  • Thematic evaluations
ENQA membership: Full member


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*   This is the country in which the agency has its registered address. Information on the formal status of the agency and its decisions in the country's education system should be obtained from the competent national authorities.
**   List of EHEA countries where the agency has evaluated, accredited or audited higher education institutions or programmes during the past five years. This information is provided by the agency for informational purposes, in order to allow users to identify which agencies have experience with working in a specific higher education system. It does not necessarily imply formal recognition of the agency's results or decisions in those countries.
1 All references to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, on this site shall be understood in full compliance with United Nation’s Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.