Project C3QA


C3QA «Promoting the internationalization of research through the creation of a quality assurance system of 3rd level education in line with the European agenda"

In 2016 M.Auezov SKSU became a member of higher education institutions consortium of the European project C3QA «Promoting the internationalization of the research through the creation of a quality assurance system of 3rd level education in line with the European agenda.
Project implementation period: October 2016 - October 2019. 
The purpose of the project: To contribute to the creation of a society based on knowledge in Armenia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Ukraine through the development and introduction quality assurance system for reliable internationalization of educational programs of the 3rd Cycle.
The project participants are universities and accreditation agencies in France, Spain, Poland, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Mongolia.

Within the project planned to: 

  • Develop and implement an effective system of external quality assurance (EQA) at the national level.
  • Develop, test and implement in high schools the internal quality assurance system (IQA).
  • Ensure implementation of doctoral education in accordance with Salzburg principles and European quality standards.
  • Conduct a pilot accreditation of doctoral programs "Chemical technology of inorganic substances" and "Chemical technology of organic substances" in accordance with  the updated standards.

Working C3QA project group of  M.Auezov SKSU headed by the rector of the university, prof. Myrhalykov Zh.U.
The Steering Board of the project includes Associate Professor Irina Yefimova.

The project will develop and implement a common approach of the state policy in ensuring the quality of educational programs of doctoral studies PhD, external and internal quality assurance systems, new standards for the accreditation of educational programs of doctoral studies PhD. An important contribution to the development of an independent quality assurance system will be accreditation of a number of Kazakhstan educational programs of PhD with new quality standards. In addition, the project in each institution participating in the project will be equipped with a project office for the development of doctoral education.

Kick off meeting
February 3, 2017 in Yerevan at the base of French University in Armenia (UFAR) held an organizational meeting of the consortium of the project Erasmus + Contest II (2016) C3QA «Promoting the internationalization of research through the creation of a quality assurance system of 3rd level education in line with the European agenda".
The event was attended by European partners Universite Jean Moulin Lyon III (France), Universite d'Auvergne Clermont-Ferrand 1 (France), Haut Conseil de l'évaluation de la recherche et de l'ES (France), Universidad de Alcala (Spain ), Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego W Kielcach (Poland), as well as universities and accreditation agencies of the partner countries of Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Mongolia and Armenia.
The Kazakh delegation was represented by the Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Kazakhstan, Independent Kazakhstan Quality Assurance Agency in Education, M.Auezov SKSU, Kazakh Humanitarian Law University. Казахстанскую делегацию проекта  представляли МОН РК, Независимое казахстанское агентство по обеспечению качества в образовании (НКОКО), Южно-Казахстанский государственный университет имени Мухтара Ауэзова, Казахский гуманитарно-юридический университет. On behalf of M.Auezov  SKSU meeting was attended by Director of the Center of Bologna process and academic mobility Irina Yefimova and Head of Accreditation Bakhyngul Abdizhapparova.  In the meeting have been approved the working group to determine the composition of the Steering Committee and the coordinators of each working group and discussed the financing of the project, reporting and dissemination of project results.
Country Coordinator of the project in Kazakhstan is the Independent Kazakhstan Quality Assurance Agency of Education.