Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Career Development (AKKORK)
Established in 2005, AKKORK is the first Russian independent evaluation and accreditation agency in the sphere of higher education. Since that time the Agency has been realizing the task of forming independent quality evaluation system in the Russian higher education area. For this period the Agency has obtained certain recognition in education community, conducted periodic evaluation procedures which helped Universities to become more competitive.Constant monitoring of all the higher education institution dynamic characteristics has let identify and improve the positive changes, address areas for quality enhancement in the higher education institution’s development. The outcomes of the Agency’s activities are the confidence of different group of stakeholders in efficient and competitive Russian higher education institutions.
The mission of AKKORK is to form and develop in Russia an independent system of education quality assessment and assurance that corresponds to the principles of the Bologna declaration and the world best practices.