The internal quality assurance system complies with each provision of Part I of the European Higher Education Area quality assurance (ESG) and covers all the KUAS activities, the processes of which are grouped into four process groups: management processes, key operational processes, supporting processes and improvement processes. This system ensures the involvement of each employee in the implementation of the Quality Policy at the institutional and academic level. It has been introduced to all employees of the KUAS, it is publicly announced on the website.

PI KUAS Quality Policy


Implementing its mission and strategic goals, KUAS has developed and periodically improves the internal quality assurance system, which is an integral part of KUAS strategic management and meets the requirements of the Law on Higher Education and Research of the Republic of Lithuania, implementation of the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), standards and guidelines of the European Higher Education Area quality assurance (ESG) . The fundamental theoretical concept of the KUAS internal quality assurance system represents the publicity/realization of quality values through the dialogue in the context of culture, through management, scientific knowledge, the study process and organizational culture. Purpose of the internal quality assurance system is to ensure that the KUAS processes and their interactions are planned, implemented, evaluated and improved on the basis of established and described requirements based on the European Higher Education Area quality assurance regulations and other documents relevant to the quality of KUAS activities.

The internal quality assurance system is periodically improved:


KUAS has set internal and external stakeholders, social partners and their contribution to the development of quality assurance systems. The quality assurance of studies at KUAS is based on the responsibility of the KUAS community for the quality of studies and its improvement, data of systematic surveys (feedback), involvement of all stakeholders (students, teachers, administration, graduates, employers, social partners, etc.) in study quality improvement processes, clear and transparent sharing of responsibilities, creating a favourable environment for quality assurance.


Feedback from stakeholder groups is collected for the assessment of KUAS activities. Feedback includes student surveys (about individual study subjects, teaching quality, study program in general, study conditions, adaptation process, cooperation with administrative staff, etc.), teacher surveys (about teaching quality, students’ preparation and motivation for studies, study program, ensuring working environment conditions, professional development conditions, motivation system, etc.), surveys of administrative staff (on the quality of the KUAS culture, microclimate, motivation and working conditions), surveys of graduates (on professional activities and/or further studies, on acquired knowledge and skills, their adequacy and application in professional activities), surveys of practice supervisors (on the adequacy of students’ professional training), surveys of participants in non-formal adult education (on the quality of services provided and their expectations), comments and evaluations from partners, employers, community associations. KUAS regularly collects information from the above-mentioned stakeholders by means of surveys, and uses the data obtained to ensure the efficiency of KUAS process management and quality of the studies.