In accordance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG), the Agency for Higher Education of Republic of Srpska periodically prepares thematic analyzes related to the field of higher education. Thematic analyzes are conducted in each accreditation cycle, and if deemed necessary, thematic analyzes may also refer to certain segments of the quality assurance procedure, certain accreditation standards, and other important issues in the field of higher education.
In the previous period, the Agency prepared a thematic analysis of the first cycle of accreditation of higher education institutions. The topic of the analysis is the process of accreditation (external evaluation) of higher education institutions in the Republic of Srpska, and the analysis itself included 14 accredited higher education institutions. The content of the analysis included the self-evaluation of higher education institutions (analysis by criteria), shortcomings, ie. limitations of the analysis and recommendations for improvement. Data are being collected for thematic analyzes related to the criterion of international cooperation, as well as for teaching in the emergency situation caused by the corona virus epidemic.