Training held under “Strengthening Accreditation of Research Institutions and Quality Assurance process at doctoral studies level in Azerbaijan” project

01/11/2021

On October 27-28, 2021, training for a pilot test of accreditation rules was held within the “Strengthening Accreditation of Research Institutions and Quality Assurance process at doctoral studies level in Azerbaijan” project funded by the European Union. The main beneficiary of the project is the Supreme Attestation Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Project is implemented by a consortium led by the “IBF International Consulting”.

The specific objective of the project is to introduce new mechanisms on accreditation of research institutions, and internal and external quality assurance processes at the doctoral studies level in accordance with advanced European experience. The project covers activities in three directions including, drafting Rules on quality assurance processes and accreditation, capacity building, and digitalization of the accreditation process.

Employees of the Supreme Attestation Commission, the Institute of Education of the Ministry of Education, Scientific Research Institute of Vegetable growing of the Ministry of Agriculture, and the Institute of Geology and Geophysics of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences participated in the training.

The training, held on October 27-28, covered the accreditation standards, procedures of scientific institutions (organizations), the roles of accreditation participants, and the use of best practices in the implementation of procedures.

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