The NCPA conducts its activities in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, Statutes of NCPA as well as the strategic development plan of the organization.

National Centre for Public Accreditation carries out the following activities:

  1. Accrediting educational programmes of HEIs in alignment with ESG;

  2. Accrediting institutions of further education;

  3. Accrediting programmes of further education;

  4. Project work;

  5. Raising public awareness of the quality of study programmes.

The main principles of NCPA’s external quality evaluation are:

  • High quality of expert procedures;
  • Public nature of external evaluation procedures;
  • Voluntary basis of accreditation procedures;
  • Independence;
  • Objectivity and competence;
  • Transparency, validity and relevance of information on QA procedures;
  • Regularity of external QA procedures;
  • Collegiality of decision making;
  • Publicity.