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126 re-accreditation procedures
From 2010 to November 2015, 126 higher education institutions re-accreditation procedures were carried out. The procedure was completed for 99 higher education institutions and the accreditation recommendations were issued and forwarded to the minister in charge.

1358 reviewers
More than 1358 Croatian and international reviewers participated in all the procedures carried out by the Agency for Science and Higher Education from 2009 until the end of 2015.


Number of reviewers participating in the procedures
Type of procedure Reviewers
Re-accreditation of higher education institutions 619
*221 Croatian reviewers
*349 international reviewers
*49 students
Initial accreditation of study programmes 82
Audit of higher education institutions 200
Initial accreditation of higher education institutions 3
Re-accreditation of scientific organisations 85
Thematic evaluation in science 73
Initial accreditation of scientific organisations 22
Evaluation of research quality for the purpose of establishing centres of excellence in research 274


11518 recognized diplomas
In the period from 2009 to November 1, 2015, Croatian ENIC/NARIC Office carried out the following:

  • recognized 11518 foreign higher education qualifications for the purpose of employment
  • responded to 760 applications for the issuance of instructions in the procedures of academic recognition of foreign higher education qualifications
  • issued clarification of 656 higher education qualifications
  • • responded to over 10,000 e-mail inquiries about the recognition of foreign higher education qualifications in the Republic of Croatia and abroad, about Croatian and international higher education systems, as well as Croatian and international study programmes and qualifications.

167323 candidates secured the right of enrolment
From the academic year 2010/2011, the year of the start of centralised applications to higher education institutions carried out by the Central Applications Office of the Agency for Science and Higher Education, until the academic year 2015/2016, 167323 candidates secured the right of enrolment in undergraduate and graduate study programmes.

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