Educational Accreditation and Governing Bodies in Croatia
The Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE) is the accrediting authority in Croatia. Read on to know about the ASHE and the major governing bodies in Croatia-
Agency for Science and Higher Education (ASHE)
The Agency for Science and Higher Education is an independent public authority that conducts the external quality assurance in Croatia and is responsible for the accreditation of professional study courses and higher education institutions. Regular audit and evaluation is conducted.
The AHES accredits programmes offered by the private higher education institutions, school of professional higher education and polytechnics. Public university study programmes are self-accredited by the university senates. The public universities apply for public funds
of the new accredited courses at the Agency for Science and Higher Education.
The ASHE is manages the activities of the Council of Polytechnics and Colleges, National Council for Higher Education, Council for Financing
Scientific Activity and Higher Education, 7 Scientific Field Committees, National Council for Science Ethics Committee in Science and Higher Education, 22 Area Councils and expert bodies.
Agency for Science and Higher Education
Donje Svetice 38/V
Hrvatska, 10000 Zagreb, Croata
Working time: Mon. - Fri. 08:00 until 16:00
Tel: 385 1 6274 - 800
Main Governing Bodies in Croatia
Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (MSES)
The Ministry of Science, Education and Sports administers the education system of Croatia. The Ministry supervises the higher education institutions, provide financial
support, and also handles matters related to student welfare.
Ministry of Science, Education and Sports
Donje Svetice 38
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: 385 1 4569 000
Fax: 385 1 4594 301
National Council for Higher Education
The National Council for Higher Education is an advisory body of the Croatian Parliament. The National Council manages the development and quality of higher education in Croatia.
Croatian Rectors’ Conference (CRC)
The Croatian Rectors' Conference comprises of all public university rectors and handles the issues of common interest for the development of universities.
Address: Trg marsala Tita 14
Postal Code: 10000
Phone: 385 1 456 40 12
Fax: 385 1 483 06 02
Council of Polytechnics and Schools of Professional Higher Education
The Council of Polytechnics and Schools of Professional Higher Education includes deans of all polytechnics and schools of professional higher education in Croatia. The Council handles the matters of common interest for the development of schools of professional higher education and polytechnics in Croatia.