About us

Higher Education

Science

Evaluations

ENIC/NARIC office

Publications

Workshops

Accreditation Council

Accreditation Council

Accreditation Council is an expert council of the Agency that adopts documents related to external evaluation procedures and final opinions on the quality of higher education institutions, scientific organisations and study programmes. The Accreditation Council adopts documents necessary for external evaluation procedures in higher education and science; it adopts quality assessments criteria and indicators; adopts plans for the implementation of external evaluation procedures; appoints members of expert panels in external evaluation procedures; issues opinions on final expert panel reports in external evaluation procedures; adopts actions plans and reports on the implementation of action plans in the follow-up procedures and opinions of the Complaints Committee.

AC members have expert knowledge of international, especially European and national quality assurance system, and are obligated to undergo continuous professional development in that area. AC has 11 permanent members appointed for a four-year term of office by the Management Board. The members of the Council are nominated by the following bodies: the Rectors' Conference, Council of Polytechnics and Colleges, Croatian Chamber of Economy, Croatian Student Council, National Council for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development and research institutes, as well as academics through a public call. Associate members are appointed by the Accreditation Council decision upon the proposal of the Director and have no voting rights. The Accreditation Council has two associate members.

The members of the Accreditation Council are:

President of the Accreditation Council: prof. dr. sc. Sonja Vila

  1. prof. dr. sc. Karmela Barišić (appointed on the proposal of the University of Zagreb)
  2. prof. dr. sc. Tomislav Kilić (appointed on the proposal of the University of Split)
  3. doc. dr. sc. Mislav Balković (appointed on the proposal of the Council of Polytechnics and Colleges)
  4. izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivan Miloloža (appointed on the proposal of the Croatian Chamber of Economy)
  5. prof. dr. sc. Katija Vojvodić (appointed on the proposal of the National Council for Science, Higher Education and Technological Development)
  6. prof. dr. sc. Željko Potočnjak (appointed on the proposal of the University of Zagreb)
  7. Associate member: prof. dr. sc. Mirjana Kujundžić Tiljak
  8. prof. dr. sc. Mirela Galić (appointed on the proposal of the University of Split)
  9. dr. sc. Maruška Vizek (appointed on the proposal of research institutes)
  10. izv. prof. dr. sc. Zoran Ježić (appointed on the proposal of the University of Rijeka)
  11. Josip Juričić (appointed on the proposal of the Croatian Student Council,
  12. Associate member: prof. dr. sc. Darja Peljhan.

 

The Complaints Committee

The Complaints Committee is an expert body of ASHE whose task is to decide on written complaints that higher education institutions can submit in the process of initial accreditation, re-accreditation and audit, within 15 days of receiving the opinion of the Accreditation Council. The Committee has three members and alternate members. They are appointed by the Management Board for a period of three years at the proposal of the Rectors’ Conference and Council of Polytechnics and Colleges. Complaints Committee members are independent in their work, do not represent their respective institutions and must not be in a conflict of interest.

The members of the Complaints Committee are:

  • izv. prof. dr. sc. Željko Radić (representative of the Rectors’ Conference)
  • prof. dr. sc. Nataša Žunić Kovačević (representative of the Rectors’ Conference)
  • dr. sc. Irena Guszak Cerovečki (representative of the Council of Polytechnics and Colleges).

Alternate members are:

  • prof. dr. sc. Josip Faričić (alternate member for the representative of the Rectors’ Conference)
  • izv. prof. dr. sc. Nebojša Stojčić (alternate member for the representative of the Rectors’ Conference)
  • mr. sc. Goran Malčić, dipl. ing. (alternate member for the representative of the Council of Polytechnics and Colleges).

 

The Follow-up Committee

The Follow-up Committee is a body of the Accreditation Council that proposes to the AC the approval of the submitted action plans and reports on the implementation of action plans in the follow-up phase of external evaluation procedures. Members of the Follow-up Committee are appointed by the Accreditation Council, and one member, who is also the President of the Committee, is appointed from the ranks of the AC members.

The members of the The Follow-up Committee are:

  • prof. dr. sc. Karmela Barišić, president
  • prof. dr. sc. Mario Cifrek
  • prof. dr. sc. Mladenka Tkalčić
  • prof. dr. sc. Kata Majerski
  • prof. dr. sc. Radojka Kraljević
  • prof. dr. sc. Ines Kersan Škabić
  • prof. dr. sc. Josip Faričić.

We use cookies to help provide you with the best possible online experience. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. If you want to use the sites without cookies or would like to know more, you can do that here.