HAHE in the coming decades should play a central role in transforming Higher Education into high quality education, based on knowledge and innovation, with attractive HEIs that will produce scientists with creative thinking, broad education, cutting-edge knowledge, and fair compensation and recognition of their qualifications in the labor market.
The mission of the Authority is to ensure high quality in higher education. As part of its mission, HAHE:
a) contributes to the formation and implementation of the national strategy for higher education and to the distribution of financing of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and
b) evaluates and accredits the quality of the operation of HEIs.
Values that govern the operation and actions of HAHE
Integrity: The current institutional framework provides for the independent operation of HAHE, which acts with professionalism and a high sense of responsibility in the performance of its duties, as well as with impartiality and objectivity in its decision-making.
Accountability: A priority of HAHE is the transparency of its activities and therefore, all actions and decisions of the Authority are publicly available.
Respect for the independence of universities: HAHE recognizes the importance of the diversity of universities and gives a prominent place in the right of each Institution to manage itself.
Collaboration: HAHE supports the sharing of know-how that can be useful in fulfilling its purpose. The latter is also perceived as an influx and an outflow to all stakeholders, to improve the quality of education opportunities.
Continuous improvement: HAHE is constantly developing and evaluating the quality of its work, strengthening its approach to ensuring and promoting quality improvement in Higher Education