The assessment of the educational and scientific-research activities as well as of professional development of the Institution personnel shall be undertaken by Quality Assurance Office. Quality assurance is the part of the terms and conditions set by the Academic Board for carrying out the educational and scientific-research activities and is based on the principle: “plan–do–check–act” (PDCA). It shall also provide for the existence of quality assurance system at School level as well. The Quality Assurance Office shall promote the introduction of the state-of-art teaching and evaluation methods, annual self-evaluation of the Institution and develop recommendations, which are reflected in the Institution strategic development plan. The Head of the Quality Assurance Office shall be elected and dismissed by the Academic Board.