In 2021, NEAQA gained full participation in the project Further supporting European QA Agencies in meeting the ESG – SEQA-ESG2 (Call: ERASMUS-EDU-2021-EHEA-IBA – European Higher Education Area (EHEA) – Initiative to support the implementation of reforms).
The project coordinator is the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), while NEAQA is the project partner. The project is co-financed by the European Union.
The project aims to provide support to the countries of the Western Balkans and their agencies for quality assurance in higher education to achieve compliance with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the EHEA – ESG and therefore to fulfil key commitments in terms of quality assurance. Participants of the project are also the following QA agencies: HEA (Bosnia and Herzegovina), AHERS (Republika Srpska), TKTA (Azerbaijan) and NAQA (Ukraine), as associated partners.
The SEQA-ESG2 project officially started on December 1, 2022, and is expected to last until November 30, 2025. The kick-off meeting was held on March 9, 2023, in Brussels where all specific goals of the project were introduced, as well as the timeline and activities that will be implemented in the following period.
NEAQA will regularly inform the public about all project activities on its website, within the International Cooperation/International Projects section.