The quality assurance procedures in education are described in the document Quality Assurance Procedures in Education (PDF). It states that the quality assurance in education, as well as other quality work at the University, is based on the improvement cycle.
Activities to ensure and develop quality
The activities to ensure and develop quality in education involve special review or follow-up. In the list below you can read more about the activities. In-depth information about the activity is provided either on a special page or in a governing document.
Annual follow-up of study programmes
The purpose of the activity is to annually follow up all study programmes based on the requirements and goal formulation found in national and local governing documents. The follow-up is documented in an IT system.
Six-year follow-up of first- and second cycle subjects and related study programmes
The purpose of the activity is to ensure that a comprehensive follow-up takes place regularly of all first- and second-cycle subjects and study programmes.
Six-year follow-up of third cycle subjects
The purpose of the activity is to follow up the education at doctoral level that is carried out in-house.
Establishment of education
The purpose of the activity is to ensure that the educational offer at the University meets the requirements that exist for high quality and research basis and that the courses and study programmes correspond to the students' demand and the needs of the labor market.
Closing of education
Closing of education can take place for strategic reasons or for quality reasons.
Collection of students', doctoral students' and alumni' views
The purpose of the activity is to ensure students, doctoral students and alumni get the opportunity to present their experiences of - and views on - education and the learning environment.
Follow-up conversations with doctoral students
The purpose of the activity is to follow up individual doctoral students' progression, situation and learning environment. Progression and planning of the doctoral student's further education are documented in the individual study plan.
Entering into and following up international collaboration agreements
The purpose of the activity is to ensure that the University's collaboration with foreign higher education institutions in education is conducted in accordance with the strategic direction found in the development plan and operational plans.
The Swedish Higher Education Autority (UKÄ) is an independent government agency, reviewing all higher education institutions in Sweden. The objectives of UKÄ’s reviews are to assess the performance of the study programmes and contribute to the higher education institutions’ work with quality improvements in higher education and research.