Russian Higher Education and European Standards of Quality Assurance
Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012
© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
European Journal of Education
Special Issue: Russian Higher Education and the Post-Soviet Transition
Volume 47, Issue 1, pages 25–36, March 2012
How to Cite
Motova, G. and Pykkö, R. (2012), Russian Higher Education and European Standards of Quality Assurance. European Journal of Education, 47: 25–36. doi: 10.1111/j.1465-3435.2011.01505.x
- Issue published online: 23 FEB 2012
- Article first published online: 23 FEB 2012
- Quality assurance;
- State and institutional accreditation;
- Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG);
This article considers the relevance and implementation of European approaches to quality assurance in the context of the Russian educational system. It covers the issues of transformation of the higher education system during the post-Soviet period, specific features of the state accreditation system, the impact of the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) (http://www.enqa.eu/files/ESG_3edition%20(2).pdf)on Russian Quality Assurance system and trends in quality assurance of higher education.