- European Higher Education Area - EHEA
- View 6 institutions with 30 reports
Governmental membershipNorth Macedonia has been a Governmental Member of EQAR since March 2015.
General information on higher education
Higher education in the Republic of North Macedonia is offered by universities, higher professional schools, research institututes (within universities or independent of universities), religious institutions and military academies.
National external quality assurance requirements
All higher education institutions are obliged to have institutional accreditation and to offer accredited study programmes
Institutional and programme evaluation
At programme level the evaluation of first and second-cycle study programmes takes place every five-year, while the evaluation of third cycle study programmes (doctoral studies) is carried out every three years. Higher education institutions are going through an evaluation at least once every five years.
Initial accreditation of higher education institutions and study programmes
EHEA key commitment
Not aligned to the ESG
A quality assurance system is in operation nationwide, but has not (yet) been fully aligned to the ESG
Cross-border quality assurance
Not recognising foreign agencies as part of the national external QA requirements
European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes
European Approach not available to higher education institutions
- No, the European Approach is not available to higher education institutions in the country.