Every five years, each higher education institution is accredited.
The main objective of accreditation - confirm the quality of university education services and determine its status.
In the process of accreditation of the university attendedprofile experts, who assess the effectiveness of the learning outcomes. Also, accreditation may attend high school students themselves, who are asked to pass the test to assess the level of knowledge. If the institution does not pass the accreditation, the Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Education and Science can give time to address the shortcomings of the educational process, after which the institution can be accredited again.
Accreditation of a new profession or institution as a whole can be carried out only after the first release.</ Blockquote>
In case of successful completion of the stateaccreditation of the university receives state accreditation certificate and its Annex. Appendix prescribed list of accredited educational programs. The presence of this document gives the institution the right to provide its students with the benefits provided by the state, deferment from military service and to issue a diploma of the state standard of higher education.
The level of accreditation and the status of high school
Today, there are four levels of accreditation of educational institutions in Russia:
- I of levels - school, tehnikum-
- II of level - kolledzh-
- III of the level - institut-
- IV of level - academy, university.
By universities are educational institutions of III and IVlevels. University status depends not only on the level of accreditation, and primarily on the range of areas in which training is conducted and scientific activities.
Academy - a highly specialized traininginstitution that trains professionals, usually for a single industry. University - a university, where specialists from different areas. Typically, in such institutions a wide range of specialties. To get the right to be called "academy" or "university", an educational institution, among other things, should conduct extensive research activities and research. To obtain the status of "institution" institution to conduct sufficient training in at least one specialty.
Accreditation of training programs
It is important to understand that the accreditation of trainingestablishment and accreditation of the training program - two different things. That's why there are times when the institution itself has a state-accredited, but not all, areas in which training is carried out, are accredited. As a result, students enrolled in these specialties, can not rely on state benefits, respite from the army, and with the release of their diploma of standard pattern.
If you are studying at the university for non-accredited training program, according to the law, you will not be able to transfer to another school at an accredited profession.</ Blockquote>
According to the law in high school, the last stateaccreditation, at least 2/3 of the curriculum must be accredited. Please see the Certificate of state accreditation and to Annex can in the admissions office of the university.