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Higher Education Quality Council (YOKAK)

On November 18, 2021, the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR) and the Council for Quality of Higher Education (YOKAK) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of quality assurance of education.

YOKAK is a public legal entity with administrative and financial autonomy and a special budget established to assess the quality of higher education institutions in accordance with national and international quality standards, It also coordinates the accreditation processes, internal and external quality assurance and authorization of independent external evaluation organizations.

The main responsibilities of the Council for the Quality of Higher Education are:

  • External evaluation of higher education institutions;
  • Manage the processes of authorization and recognition of accreditation bodies;
  • To internalize and disseminate a culture of quality assurance in higher education institutions.