QUALITY

The quality policy of the Pan-European University in the field of higher education is a priority of the overall business policy of the institution, which is confirmed by the accreditation that the University received again in March 2016. The goal is continuous progress, employees and society as a whole.

Internal and external quality assurance procedures, standardized and set by the goals and quality policies of the Pan-European University, are fully harmonized with national and international standards in the field of higher education. Relevant for the field of higher education in the Republic of Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina are: "Standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European area of higher education" adopted in 2005 by the European Association for Quality Assurance in ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education).

By putting quality in the priority of business policy, teaching and scientific services of the highest quality are provided, in accordance with the needs and expectations of our students and society as a whole, a safe and healthy environment for all employees, as well as continuous improvement of the business process and the entire system.

The management of the Pan-European University "APEIRON" has a special responsibility for quality and its continuous improvement. Responsibility for quality assurance is the responsibility of every employee for the work they perform.

ACCREDITATION

Additional decision on accreditation

The Agency for Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions of the Republic of Srpska issued a decision on accreditation to the Pan-European University "Apeiron", on March 24, 2016, under number 01 / 1.3.74 / 16. and Supplementary Decision No. 01 / 1.3.74-L176 of March 4, 2021, by which "Apeiron" is considered accredited until March 24, 2023.

Accreditation certificate


Of the nine criteria evaluated by the Agency: development and strategy of the higher education institution, management, internal quality assurance and quality culture, procedures and quality assurance of study programs, student assessment, human resources, quality of physical resources, information systems, presentation of information to the public and international cooperation, four were rated “VŠU mostly meets the requirement” and five were rated “VŠU fully meets the requirement”.

This outcome is the result of checking the crucial elements of quality, the established way of functioning of the University "Apeiron", and the analysis of all documents and procedures during the visit to the higher education institution.

External evaluation was done by checking the level of compliance with the requirements of ESG (European Standards and Guidelines) standards and criteria for accreditation of higher education institutions in the implementation of study programs of the Pan-European University.

The University submitted the application for accreditation on June 17, 2015, and the Commission for Quality Assessment and Audit and Making Recommendations on Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions was appointed by the Decision on Establishing the Commission of Domestic and International Experts for Quality Assessment and Audit and Making Recommendations on Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions. No. 175-2-1 / 15 dated 27 August 2015. year, the Agency for Accreditation of the Higher Education Institution of RS.

The submission of the application for accreditation was preceded by an extensive and comprehensive internal self-evaluation of quality (a total of six regular annual self-evaluations in the period 2010-2015), in accordance with Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area and Criteria for Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions in BiH. and in accordance with the Procedure for Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions (HEAA PR114: Sep. 2011).

The five-member commission: president and member of the academic community of Bosnia and Herzegovina, representative of international experts, representative of economy and practice, and a representative of students in a three-day visit to the University talked with the management of the higher education institution, quality and self-evaluation team. , accounting and libraries, a representative of the Office for International Cooperation and the director of the Institute for Scientific Research, representatives of graduates, representatives of the economy and labor market, academic staff, deans and vice deans of all faculties and heads of all study programs through which the work was evaluated. , and representatives of students of all years.

During the tour of the University, the commission had the opportunity to see modern and IT-equipped classrooms in which lectures are recorded, a multimedia classroom used as a Microsoft test center, but also recordings of some lectures. They visited the TV studio and control room, where they were introduced to the work of software that detects plagiarism, as well as a technical room with a communication node.

They also visited the premises of the High School whose physical resources are used in accordance with the needs of the University and vice versa.

Accreditation has once again placed the Pan-European University in a single space of European higher education, in which this higher education institution in general, as well as its diplomas, will be recognized and accepted, as well as its students and teachers in exchange with professors and students of other higher education institutions in Europe. This accreditation, mandatory according to the Bologna Declaration, verified the diploma of a graduate student of the Pan-European University as equal in the fight against diplomas of other higher education institutions in the modern, European and domestic labor market, and confirmed that the quality system by which the Pan-European University carries out its mission. at the very top of the best higher education institutions in this area.

The quality policy of the Pan-European University in the field of higher education is a priority of the overall business policy of the institution. By putting quality in the priority of business policy, teaching and scientific services of the highest quality are provided, in accordance with the needs and expectations of our students and society as a whole, a safe and healthy environment for all employees, as well as continuous improvement of the business process and the entire system.

For the sixth year in a row, the University has been applying the international quality management standard ISO 9001: 2008 for higher education, adult education, scientific research and experimental development, and in accordance with the guidelines for applying ISO 9001: 2008 in IWA: 2 education, Standards and guidelines for insurance. quality in the European Higher Education Area ESG (European Standards and Guidelines) and the Criteria for Accreditation of Higher Education Institutions. The university is certified by the accreditation body TÜV Rheinland InterCert Kft. August 8, 2011 under number 75 100 50210. External inspections of the quality system ISO 9001: 2008 are performed once a year. The last external inspection of the ISO 9001: 2008 quality system was performed in July 2016.

In the influential world ranking list "Webometrics Ranking" (www.webometrics.info) compiled according to the scope of Internet activities of universities and colleges, among more than 20 thousand higher education institutions, Pan-European University "APEIRON" Banja Luka is among the best ranked higher education institutions in BiH and countries. surroundings. The ranking list included all data on higher education institutions published on the Internet, the number of published works of teachers and students on the Internet, student Internet activities, the dynamics of presenting information ... The aim of the ranking list is to assess how active universities and colleges are participants in the information society century.


By putting quality in the priority of business policy, teaching and scientific services of the highest quality are provided, in accordance with the needs and expectations of our students and society as a whole, a safe and healthy environment for all employees, as well as continuous improvement of the business process and the entire system.