Main Strategic Objectives


The main strategic objectives of the Quality Agency for Higher Education of the period 2017 – 2021 are as follows:

  1. To ensure that the external quality assurance system of Latvian higher education is in compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG);
  2. To carry out the external quality assessment of Latvian higher education and to promote the improvement of the internal quality assurance system of  HEIs, study directions and study programmes;
  3. To ensure the financial sustainability of the Agency for the implementation of its mission in appropriate quality and in accordance with the accepted values;
  4. To act as higher education quality assurance competence centre in Latvia and to promote international visibility and recognition of Latvian higher education;
  5. To promote international cooperation and competitiveness of the Agency through the participation in the processes of the higher education quality assurance policy making, the promotion of  quality assessment and enhancement.