External Evaluation of Study Programs

Procedural description of external evaluation and accreditation of study programs provided by the Lithuanian legislation states that only the accredited study programs may be carried out.

The accreditation of study programs is based on an external evaluation report. The programs must be accredited at least once every six years and can be accredited for three or six years. All new study programs are being accredited for three years.

HEI, intending to carry out or carrying out the first or second cycle study programs, must adhere to the general and specific requirements for curriculum and program design, and implement them as follows: study programs must meet the requirements specified in the orders for their intended use; all study programs goals should be linked to learning outcomes of knowledge, understanding, abilities and competence to meet the credit volume and credit structure; all faculty with the relevant skills and teaching experience.

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