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Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA) held on November 17, 2021. the eighth two-month online meeting of representatives of network member agencies, which, in addition to the report of the president and board members, was dedicated to the presentation of the work of network member agencies.
The work of the Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (AQAE) from Azerbaijan was presented by Ilham Humbatov, director of the Department for quality assurance, while the work of the Agency for Control and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (AKOKVO) from Montenegro was presented by Milica Kavedzic, independent advisor for international cooperation.

The expert team engaged in the project of ranking higher education institutions in Republic of Srpska presented a detailed set of criteria for ranking higher education institutions in Republic of Srpska at a seminar held in Banja Luka on November 9, 2021.
The Minister of Scientific and Technological Development, Higher Education and Information Society of Republic of Srpska, Srdjan Rajcevic, stated that Srpska will soon have exact data on the quality of its higher education institutions for the first time.
Minister Rajcevic pointed out that this will be possible thanks to the project of ranking higher education institutions, which is being implemented by the Agency for Higher Education of Republic of Srpska.
"Through this project, we wanted to achieve several things, among which is to encourage competition among higher education institutions, in order to achieve the best possible quality in this sector," said Rajcevic.

The Director of the Agency for Higher Education of Republic of Srpska, Biljana Vojvodic, presented a topic that deals with the criteria for ranking higher education institutions within the Round Table organized by the Rectors' Conference of Republic of Srpska.
The round table was held in Teslic on October 9, 2021, and Vojvodic presented the purpose and goals of the ranking project, with special reference to the preliminary set of criteria that will be applied in the ranking process, which includes all three missions of the university - teaching process. , scientific research work and activities in the social community.
She emphasized that the ranking principles are based on the Berlin ranking principles, as well as that it is a complex procedure that includes a whole series of detailed criteria with weighting factors.

Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA) held on October 13, 2021, regular Annual Assembly and workshop on how agencies work during a corona virus pandemic.
The assembly was held through the Zoom platform due to difficult travel conditions in the countries where the member agencies have their headquarters.
Representatives of the Agency for Higher Education of Republic of Srpska at the Annual Assembly were Assistant Director for Accreditation and International Cooperation Duska Radmanovic, Expert Advisor for Accreditation and International Cooperation Tatjana Radakovic and Senior Associate for Accreditation and Analytics Bojan Solaja.
The General Assembly discussed the financial reports, as well as applications for membership of new agencies from Azerbaijan and Turkey, and elected new members of the Executive Board.

On September 29 and 30, 2021, a workshop of the Technical Assistance Mission (TAM) was held at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Banja Luka, organized by the Erasmus + Office in B&H, the University of Banja Luka and a team of experts for higher education reform in B&H (HERE). The workshop entitled "Accreditation of study programs in BiH - Searching for an appropriate and sustainable model" aimed to review the current situation regarding the process of accreditation of higher education institutions in BiH with special emphasis on accreditation of study programs, and possible modalities applicable in BiH.
On behalf of the Agency for Higher Education of Republic of Srpska workshop was attended by Prof. Biljana Vojvodic, PhD, Director of the Agency and Tatjana Radakovic, MA, Expert Advisor at the Agency.

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