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Agency Council

AGENCY COUNCIL IS THE HIGHEST DECISION-MAKING BODY OF THE AGENCY. THE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL SHALL ACT PROFESSIONALLY, AUTONOMOUSLY AND INDEPENDENTLY. IN DECISION-MAKING, THE MEMBERS OF THE AGENCY COUNCIL SHALL FOLLOW THE PRINCIPLES OF PREVENTING THE CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS AND IMPARTIALITY.

In carrying out their tasks and decision-making, the members of the Agency Council shall follow the principles of preventing the conflicts of interests and impartiality. To this end, they shall sign a special statement binding them to respect these principles.

Agency Council has the following tasks:

  • to appoint and dismiss the Director of the Agency,
  • to appoint and dismiss the members of the Appeal Committee and their deputies,
  • to set out the procedures and criteria for external evaluations and accreditations, ECTS and other criteria,
  • to set out the procedures and criteria for external evaluations of higher vocational colleges,
  • to set out the minimum standards for the appointment of higher education teachers, researchers and faculty assistants at higher education institutions,
  • to decide on accreditations of higher education institutions and to give its consent to the transformation of higher education institutions,
  • to decide on accreditations of higher education institutions, and evaluation of a sample of study programs,
  • to set out the criteria for entering experts in the register of experts for external evaluations and accreditations.

The constitutive session of the Agency Council was held on 14 April 2010.

Members of the Council
Member Institution which appointed the member
dr. Peter Purg, president Rectors Conference
dr. Boris Dular, Vice President Representative employers’ association
dr. Marjan Mernik Rectors Conference
dr. Ivan Svetlik Rectors Conference
dr. Sebastjan Kristovič Representative association of independent higher education institutions
dr. Branko Škafar Representative association of higher vocational colleges
Klemen Peran Representative organisation of students in cooperation with the student councils
Jaka Trilar Representative organisation of students in cooperation with the student councils
dr. Bruno Završnik Representative unions in the higher education area
Government of the Republic of Slovenia
Government of the Republic of Slovenia

The President of the Agency Council shall be responsible for openness of the work of the Agency Council.

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