Department of Evaluation of Higher Education and Research Institutions

The mission of this department is to organise the evaluation of higher education institutions and research bodies.

Head of Department: Michel Robert

Missions

The Department of Evaluation of Higher Education and Research Institutions (DEE) is entrusted with a number of different missions within Hcéres:

  • Managing and organising the evaluation of higher education institutions, whatever their legal status, within the framework of the European standards for quality assurance in higher education (ESG).
  • Managing and organising the evaluation of research bodies. Reviewing any requests that might be submitted by higher education institutions or research bodies for the validation of external evaluation procedures.
  • Adapting the procedures applicable to institutions in order to enhance the efficiency of evaluations.
  • Simplifying the evaluation of institutions by reinforcing cooperation with other evaluation operators.

The institution evaluation methodology has been reviewed to place greater focus on strategic analysis.

Michel Robert, Head of the Department of Evaluation of Higher Education and Research Institutions (Hcéres)

  • 250
    institutions (of which 75 universities and schools, 39 engineering schools and 17 research bodies) evaluated every 5 years.
  • 50
    evaluation reports produced each year
  • 350
    experts mobilised by the department each year

Contact

Department of Evaluation of Higher Education and Research Institutions

2 rue Albert Einstein
75013 Paris

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