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June 17, 2016

Quality assurance in higher education - is Serbia in Europe?

Presentation of prof dr Sofija Pekić Quarrie at Symposium SFSES 2016 (PowerPoint).

February 12, 2016

CAQA membership in ENQA and EQAR - obligation to maintain national system of QA and challenge to improve it.

Presentation of CAQA on TREND 2016 (PowerPoint).

July 25, 2014

CAQA delegation has participated at the public hearing on changes of the Law on higher education held in the Serbian Parliament and organized by the Parliamentary Committee for education, science, technological development and informatic society. CAQA members presented a critical review on the system of quality assurance in Serbia, CAQA's achievements and and took part in discussions. They also gave explanations to MPs on CAQA's suggestions for changes of the Law on higher education by which requests of EQAR will be satisfied in the deferral procedure and CAQA membership in this organization will be ensured.

July 5, 2013

Lists contain full information about the accreditation status of all institutions and study programs witch have entered accreditation process since 2007. Lists are available only in Serbian

The CAQA outcomes of accreditation for higher education academic institution:

April 9, 2013

CAQA has prepared System-Wide Analysis of Higher Schools of Professional Studies in Serbia pdf.gif

March 5, 2013

Information on the workshop for HEIs msword.gif

February 7, 2013

Information to all higher education institutions about deadlines for submission of documentation for external quality control (self-evaluation reports) and the  second accreditation round: 

Date of the first accreditation (HEI and study programe)

Deadline for submission of self-evaluation report

Deadline for submission documentation for re-accreditation

01.01. – 30.06.2008 31.05.2012 30.11.2012
01.07. – 31.12.2008 30.11.2012 31.03.2013
01.01. – 30.06.2009 31.05.2013 30.11.2013
01.07. – 31.12.2009 30.11.2013 31.03.2014
01.01. – 30.06.2010 31.05.2014 30.11.2014
01.07. – 31.12.2010 30.11.2014 31.03.2015
01.01. – 30.06.2011 31.05.2015 30.11.2015
01.07. – 31.12.2011 30.11.2015 31.03.2016

February 7, 2013

National Council for higher education has decided to involve representatives of the labor market in CAQA activities by their participation in the teams for site visits to higher education institutions in the processes of accreditation and external quality control (Official Gazette no 25, October 3rd 2012). These representatives will be elected by the republican Chamber of Commerce

September 28, 2012

Site-visit Programme: External review of the CAQA for its ENQA membership status
Date: 26 - 28 September 2012

April 27, 2012

CAQA has started the second round of accreditation for institutions and study  programs accredited in 2007. In relation to that CAQA gave a public statement and announced the outcomes of the accreditation process for the higher schools of professional studies (polytechniques)

ENQA Workshop, 3-4 May 2012, Belgrade, Serbia

The ENQA Workshop “Development of QA procedures and alignment to the ESG” will take place in Belgrade, Serbia, on 3-4 May.
The event is co-hosted by the Serbian Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assessment (CAQA).
The programme for the event can be found here (pdf.gif).

May 9-10, 2011

Professor Vera Vujcic, President of the KAPK, informed reviewers on CAQA activities and explained the importance of external evaluation as one of most important incoming tasks.

Accreditation and External Evaluation of HE  Institutions in Serbia (power_point.gif

May 9-10, 2011

Commission for accreditation and quality assurance in cooperation with WUS Austria organized Training Seminar on External Evaluation of Higher Education Institutions. The Seminar was held in Belgrade’s Chamber of Commerce on 9th and 10th of May 2011. Trainers were professor Lindquist, University of Kuopio, Finland, external expert Bastian Baumann, Germany, and CAQA members professor Dusica Pavlovic and professor Ratko Nikolic.  110 reviewers were trained in two days of intensive training.

Professor Dusica Pavlovic
- Mechanisms of quality assessment in HE during internal and extarnal evaluation processes: the role of reviewers msword.gif 

November 5, 2010


Institutions of higher learning wishing to change their 3+2 study programs to 4+1 system, should submit to the CAQA the complete documentation for these study programs. For the processing of the submitted material payments will be made only for the issue of new Decisions and Certificates.

November 2, 2010

Press Conference on the occassion of the receipt of the status of ENQA candidate member.

The Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assurance will hold the press conference on Friday, November 5, 2010 at 12 hours in the Room 470, IV floor, at the pallace of Serbia.

Press Release

October 27, 2010

Commission for Accreditation and Quality Assessment (CAQA) being granted Candidate Membership in European Association for Qualitty Assurance in Higher Education (ЕNQА).

September 2010

Conference Accreditation of Public and Private Universities in the Republic of Serbia , Belgrade, 15 September,  by President prof. dr Vera Vujčić.

June 2010


Official awarding of the Certificates of Accreditation of Institutions and Study Programs from 3rd to 6th cycles will take place on 25 June, 2010 at 12 hours in the Serbia Palace, East Wing, Mihajla Pupina 2 Blvd, 11070 Belgrade, „Yugoslavia" hall, official entrance by the fountain.

June 2010

Dead line for submission of accreditation documents for cycle 7 is 1 July 2010.

4 June, 2010

Conference „Joining the Full membership of ENQA and EQAR", held in Sarajevo, 12/13 May (Conclusions)

14 May, 2010

Summary of the Present Status of the Accreditation Process

26 February 2010

Certificates about the paid out gross income, expenses, taxable income and paid out incomes after deduction for 2009 for all reviewers engaged by the Commission are available at the Commission Secretariat, Serbia Palace, East Wing, 4th floor, office 477. Contact phone: 011/313048

26 February 2010

Accreditation applications for institutions and study programs submitted by 5 March, 2010 will be included in cycle 6.

25 December 2009

Change in the list of professional, academic, and scientific titles (Rehabilitation)