The Order In Which The Addressee State Recognized Higher Education In Supporting Educational Documents

Original Language Title: Kārtība, kādā izsniedzami valsts atzīti augstāko izglītību apliecinoši izglītības dokumenti

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 656 in 2007 (2 October. Nr. 55. § 12) procedures for submitting the State recognized higher education in supporting educational documents Issued in accordance with the Education Act article 14, paragraph 1, article 7 of the Law School's fourth and the fourth paragraph of article 10.1 1. criteria and procedures for the State recognized higher education supporting documents concerning the accredited study programmes, and the said documents. 2. Academic degrees, first level professional higher education, second level professional higher education and higher professional qualifications, as well as the resulting scientific qualifications certify such documents in higher education: a Bachelor's diploma and 2.1 masters diploma (annex 1);
2.2. first level professional higher education diploma (annex 2);
2.3. higher education diploma and higher diploma of professional qualifications (annex 3);
2.4. a Bachelor's degree in professional and higher professional qualifications professional diploma, master's diploma and higher professional qualifications professional diploma or master's diploma (annex 4);
2.5. the doctoral diploma (annex 5). 3. The rules referred to in paragraph 2.1 of the diplomas issued by the person who acquired the accredited academic Bachelor or master study programme and to fulfil all the relevant national education standard. 4. The rules referred to in point 2.2 of the diploma shall be issued by the person who acquired the first accredited level professional higher education study programme and to fulfil all the relevant national education standard. 5. The rules referred to in point 2.3 of the diplomas issued by the person who acquired the second-level accredited professional higher education study programme and to fulfil all the relevant national education standard. 6. The provisions referred to in point 2.4 of the diploma shall be issued by the person who acquired the professional accredited bachelor or master study programme and to fulfil all the relevant national education standard. 7. The provisions referred to in point 2.5 of the diploma shall be issued to the person who obtained the degree of doctor of laws for the Betterment of procedures and criteria. 8. This provision 2.1., 2.2., 2.3 and 2.4 below the diplomas referred to in points added to the Diploma Supplement in Latvian and English languages (annex 6). 9. in paragraph 2 of this rule, these diplomas are made of white coated cardboard (250 g/m2). Diploma size is A5 format (148 x 210 mm), and they have four pages. 10. Diploma page is covered with a uniform design protection grid, which printed by offset machinery commercial. The diploma page protection grid colors are: 10.1. Bachelor's diploma-grey;
10.2. the first level professional higher education diploma-Green;
10.3. the professional Bachelor's diploma and master's diploma, as well as professional diploma of higher education and advanced vocational qualification diploma-pink;
10.4. the master's diploma-Brown;
10.5. PhD diploma-blue. 11. This provision 2.1., 2.2., 2.3 and 2.4 of the diplomas referred to in the series is denoted by the Latin capital letter starting with E. This provision in the diploma referred to in point 2.5 series is denoted by the Latin capital letter D. Diploma number is a four-digit number starting at 0001. The diplomas, which is not the issue launched a new series, numbering continues. 12. Diploma Supplement Series, and the number corresponds to the diploma series and number. 13. The Diploma Supplement page made of coated paper (115 g/m2). Page size is A4 paper (210 х 297 mm). Both sides of the page is covered with a uniform design protection grid in grey. 14. Diploma Supplement pages are numbered caurauklot and were approved by the Rector of the University or College Director's authorized officer signature and stamp. 15. High school or college for each of these rules referred to in paragraph 2, the type of equipment the diploma diplomas issued separate log (annex 7). Journal pages are numbered caurauklot and were approved by the education authorities the driver's signature and authority stamp. 16. Subscribing the issuing of diplomas log on receipt of a diploma, a person presented identity documents. 17. The operator who made the diploma form (hereinafter manufacturer), choose the appropriate school or college. 18. The diploma form from the manufacturer receives the universities the Rector or the master's authorized person responsible for diploma form, tracking and storage (hereinafter responsible person). 19. the form of diplomas issued by the manufacturer, together with the invoice, indicating the name of the series of diplomas, the number and number. 20. The person in charge, receiving a diploma from the manufacturer of the form, signing up for diploma form receive a mandatory document log (annex 8). Journal pages are numbered caurauklot and were approved by the manufacturer's signature and stamp. 21. the College, or a college diploma to be drawn up on the form (two copies). The Act specifies the form of diplomas received date, Bill number, diploma name, series, number and number. The Act is signed by universities or colleges Vice Rector Deputy Director, the person in charge and the representative of the accounting. One copy of the act together with the diploma forms stored in the vault of the person responsible, the other accounts. 22. in the course of filling out the corrupted form of diplomas and transcripts destroyed the Commission, composed of the Vice Rector of the University or College, the Deputy Director, the person in charge and the representative of the accounting. 23. the Commission, the retirement and destroying the diploma shall be drawn up on the form, the form of a diploma certificate of unserviceability. The Act specifies the name of the diplomas destroyed, numbers and number series. Adds an attachment to the Act with the cut and affixed to the diploma of KUMU, nosa series number and a hologram. The remaining diploma form destroyed, crushing it. The Act and its attachment stored in the vault of the person responsible. 24. If a university or College is abolished, not the completed diploma form destroy the rules referred to in paragraph 23 of the Park in order to salvage the education authorities of the day. Diploma form certificate of unserviceability and attachment to the educational institution to the date of liquidation shall be submitted to the Ministry of education and science. 25. A diploma or its duplicate issued by the annex regulations on art and design in dāšan established on the basis of the person's application and the Rector or the master's order for issuance of a duplicate. 26. A diploma or its duplicate issued to annex the existing diploma and its attachments to the sample form. 27. the duplicate Diplomas registered duplicate diplomas issued in the Journal Register (annex 7). 28. the responsible person shall draw up a report on the recognition of diplomas and qualifications in the form of movement during the period from 1 January to 31 December 2004 (annex 9). The report shall be signed by the Rector of the University or College, and graduate school director or College until next January 31, submit a report to the Ministry of education and science. 29. The manufacturer until the end of the year draws up a report for the period from 1 January to 31 December of a given University or college diplomas issued and manufactured forms (annex 10) and until next January 31, submit it to the Ministry of education and science. 30. This provision 2.1., 2.2. and 2.3. diplomas referred to below, which are made pursuant to the Cabinet of Ministers on 21 June 2005 Regulation No 450 "procedures for submitting the State recognized higher education and degrees of supporting educational documents", universities and colleges are eligible to issue up to 31 December 2008. 31. This provision 2.4. issuance of diplomas referred to the initiated no later than September 1, 2008. 32. This provision 2.5. diplomas referred to the issue of the deadline is imposed, and the numbering continues. 33. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers on 21 June 2005 the rules No. 450 "procedures for submitting the State recognized higher education and degrees of supporting educational documents" (Latvian journal, 2005, nr. 102). Prime Minister a. Halloween, Minister of education and Science (B). the Rivž annex 1: Cabinet-October 2, 2007. Regulations No Bachelor's/master's degree 656 (sample) diploma 1 page 1.
2. Diploma page 2.
3. Diploma page 3.

4. Diploma page 4 do not fill out. The notes. 1. Diploma 1 and 2 page text is printed and identical in all Bachelor's/master's diplomas. 2. the information specified in angle brackets or printed for each specific case. 3. Diploma page 1:3.1 the words "Republic of Latvia" is printed by offset technique in commercial black; 3.2. the great State coat of arms image is in color; 3.3. the word "diploma" is printed in gold blocking techniques in embossed gold. 4. Diploma: 4.1 on page 2 of the school name is printed in offset commercial equipment black; 4.2. the University emblem is in color; 4.3. the series and number of the diploma is printed by letterpress. 5. Diploma 3. page: 5.1.10 mm from the top and right edge are printed in gold blocking the uniform format of the hologram. The hologram is 17 mm; diameter 5.2. O protection element-hologram, which depicts the great State coat-of-arms, which is in a semi-circle "higher education", but on the background of horizontal lines-the words "Ministry of education and science".
Minister of education and science Rivž B, annex 2 to the Cabinet's October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656 first level professional higher education diploma (sample) diploma 1 page 1.
2. Diploma page 2.
3. Diploma page 3.
4. Diploma page 4 do not fill out. The notes. 1. Diploma 1 and 2 page text is printed and identical in all first level professional higher education diplomas. 2. the information specified in angle brackets or printed for each specific case. 3. Diploma page 1:3.1 the words "Republic of Latvia" is printed by offset technique in commercial black; 3.2. the great State coat of arms image is in color; 3.3. the word "diploma" is printed in gold blocking techniques in embossed gold. 4. Diploma 2. page: 4.1 high school or college name is printed in offset commercial equipment black; 4.2. high school or college logo is in colour; 4.3. the series and number of the diploma is printed by letterpress. 5. Diploma 3. page: 5.1.10 mm from the top and right edge are printed in gold blocking the uniform format of the hologram. The hologram is 17 mm; diameter 5.2. O protection element-hologram, which depicts the great State coat-of-arms, which is in a semi-circle "higher education", but on the background of horizontal lines-the words "Ministry of education and science".
Minister of education and Science (B). the Rivž annex 3 Cabinet's October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656 professional higher education diploma and higher diploma of professional qualification (sample) diploma 1 page 1.
2. Diploma page 2.
3. Diploma page 3.
4. Diploma page 4 do not fill out. The notes. 1. Diploma 1 and 2 page text is printed and identical in all vocational diplomas/higher education diplomas. 2. the information specified in angle brackets or printed for each specific case. 3. Diploma page 1:3.1 the words "Republic of Latvia" is printed by offset technique in commercial black; 3.2. the great State coat of arms image is in color; 3.3. the word "diploma" is printed in gold blocking techniques in embossed gold. 4. Diploma: 4.1 on page 2 of the school name is printed in offset commercial equipment black; 4.2. the University emblem is in color; 4.3. the series and number of the diploma is printed by letterpress. 5. Diploma 3. page: 5.1.10 mm from the top and right edge are printed in gold blocking the uniform format of the hologram. The hologram is 17 mm; diameter 5.2 O-protection element-hologram, which depicts the great State coat-of-arms, which is in a semi-circle "higher education", but on the background of horizontal lines-the words "Ministry of education and science".
Minister of education and Science (B). the Rivž annex 4 Cabinet-October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656 professional Bachelor's/master's diploma and higher professional qualifications professional diploma, master's degree (sample) diploma 1 page 1.
2. Diploma page 2.
3. Diploma page 3.
4. Diploma page 4 do not fill out. The notes. 1. Diploma 1 and 2 page text is printed and identical in all professional Bachelor's/master's diplomas. 2. the information specified in angle brackets or printed for each specific case. 3. Diploma page 1:3.1 the words "Republic of Latvia" is printed by offset technique in commercial black; 3.2. the great State coat of arms image is in color; 3.3. the word "diploma" is printed in gold blocking techniques in embossed gold. 4. Diploma: 4.1 on page 2 of the school name is printed in offset commercial equipment black; 4.2. the University emblem is in color; 4.3. the series and number of the diploma is printed by letterpress. 5. Diploma 3. page: 5.1.10 mm from the top and right edge are printed in gold blocking the uniform format of the hologram. The hologram is 17 mm; diameter 5.2 O-protection element-hologram, which depicts the great State coat-of-arms, which is in a semi-circle "higher education", but on the background of horizontal lines-the words "Ministry of education and science".
Minister of education and Science (B). the Rivž annex 5 Cabinet's October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656 doctoral diploma (sample) diploma 1 page 1.
2. Diploma page 2.
3. Diploma page 3.
4. Diploma page 4 do not fill out. The notes. 1. Diploma 1 and 2 page text is printed and identical in all doctoral diplomas. 2. the information specified in angle brackets or printed for each specific case. 3. Diploma page 1:3.1 the words "Republic of Latvia" is printed by offset technique in commercial black; 3.2. the great State coat of arms image is in color; 3.3. the word "diploma" is printed in gold blocking techniques in embossed gold. 4. Diploma: 4.1 on page 2 of the school name is printed in offset commercial equipment black; 4.2. the University emblem is in color; 4.3. the series and number of the diploma is printed by letterpress. 5. Diploma 3. page: 5.1.10 mm from the top and right edge are printed in gold blocking the uniform format of the hologram. The hologram is 17 mm; diameter 5.2 O-protection element-hologram, which depicts the great State coat-of-arms, which is in a semi-circle "higher education", but on the background of horizontal lines-the words "Ministry of education and science".
Minister of education and Science (B). the annex 6 Rivž Cabinet's October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656 Diploma Supplement (sample) diploma no Diploma Supplement Series complies with the European Commission, the European Council and the United Nations Educational, scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO/CEPES) created for the model. The annex has been prepared to provide objective information and evidence of formal qualifications (e.g. diplomas, certificates) academic and professional recognition. The Diploma Supplement contains information on the qualifications of the person referred to in the study successfully completed nature, level, context, content and status. It does not include guidance on assessment and equivalence of qualifications, as well as recommendations for the recognition. Information in all eight sections. If a section does not provide information, stating the reasons. 1. details of the qualification 1.1. beneficiaries: name (s); 1.2. the name (s); 1.3. date of birth (day/month/year); 1.4 student identification number or social security number. 2. details of qualifications: 2.1 name of qualification (Latvian); 2.2. the main study area (area) qualification; 2.3. the qualification awarding institution name (Latvian) and status; 2.4. the administering authority of the Studio name (Latvian) and status (if it differs from that of the annex referred to in point 2.3 name and status); 2.5. training and examination language (language). 3. details of the qualification levels: the level of the qualification 3.1; 3.2. official programme duration (years and kredītpunkto), the training program start and end dates; 3.3. requirements for reception.

4. details of the content and results of study: study of way 4.1; 4.2 program requirements (program objectives and planned results of study); 4.3. the programme component (for example, study courses, modules) and the resulting assessment/grades/credits; 4.4 markup system and-if available-information on the statistical distribution of tags; 4.5. the qualification class (Latvian). 5. details of qualifications: 5.1. future study options; 5.2 professional status (if assigned). 6. additional information: further information 6.1; 6.2 additional information sources. Annex 7:7.1 approval date; 7.2 signature and transcript; 7.3. the approval of the annex; 7.4. the seal or stamp. 8. details of higher education system in the country. To be eligible to join the University/College, obtained a secondary education. The average level of education there are two types of programs-general secondary and vocational secondary education programs. Reflektant are taken in high school or College, in accordance with General University/College admission rules. Universities and colleges may also be specific admission requirements (for example, to determine what subjects to study in high school, so he can join a specific University/College courses concerned, learning). Higher education system includes the academic higher education and vocational higher education. Bachelor's and master's degrees there is both academic and vocational higher education. Academic training seeks to prepare own research activity, as well as to provide the theoretical basis for professional activities. Undergraduate academic program of study is 120-160 credits (hereinafter CP) 1 of them is compulsory > 50 KPA (75 ECTS) compulsory check part is > 20 KP (30 ECTS), undergraduate work is > 10 KP (15 ECTS) and free choice. Study duration of full-time studies is six to eight semesters. Master's academic programme is 80 CP (120 ECTS), out of which not less than 20 KPA (30 ECTS) in a master's thesis, the minimum content of the field selected in the field of theoretical insights > 30 KPA (45 ECTS) and the approval of the current issue aspect > 15 KP (22.5 ECTS). Academic training programmes are implemented in accordance with the national standard of academic education. Professional higher education mission is to implement an in-depth knowledge in a specific sector, providing Alumni the ability to develop or improve systems, products, and technology and innovation, preparing graduates for the research and pedagogical work in the industry. Undergraduate professional study programmes ensure professional competence, this program is at least 160 CP (240 ECTS)-mainstream courses > 20 KP (30 ECTS), theoretical fundamentals of the sector > 36 KP (54 ECTS), professional specialization > 60 KP (90 ECTS) optional courses > 6 KP (9 ECTS), practice > 26 CP (39 ECTS), national test results, including final work > 12 KP (18 ECTS). Master of professional studies program is no less than 40 CP (60 ECTS)-latest developments in the industry, in theory and in practice > 7 CP (10.5 ECTS), practice > 6 KP (9 ECTS), national test results, including final work > 20 KP (30 ECTS), as well as research, design, management, psychology, and other courses. Both types of Bachelor's degree graduates have access to master, but master's degrees-winners-PhD programme. A master's degree will be treated as medical, dental and pharmaceutical treatment professional studies degrees obtained (5 and 6 years of studies), and the winners may continue post-graduate studies. Professional higher education without a Bachelor's and master's programs, there are several other types of programs. • First level professional higher education (College) graduate program, after which the mass obtained a fourth level of professional qualifications. The program size is 80-120 SP (120-180 ECTS), and it is based on the intended occupation of learning, but graduates may continue their studies second level professional higher education programmes. • Second level professional higher education study programmes, after which the fifth level obtained professional qualifications. These programs can be at least 40 CP (60 ECTS) after the Bachelor's degree in mining or at least 160 CP (240 ECTS) since the acquisition of upper secondary education. In both cases, the need to ensure that the programs embodied in the general practice of not less than 26 CP (39 ECTS) and the national examination (including the closing job at least 10 KP (15 ECTS)). If 240 credit program includes undergraduate programs part of the compulsory, the graduates receive the right to enter into the masters. PhD. Since 1 January 2000 in Latvia is assigned one kind of degree-doctor. Admission to the PhD programme requires a master's degree. Doctoral degrees granted to a person who successfully passed the exam for the chosen science industry and experienced scientists in developed and the management of publicly defended thesis containing original research results and provide new insights in the science sector. Thesis can develop within three to four years of doctoral studies within the University or by the appropriate amount of independent research. Thesis Dissertation, can be thematically unified anonymously reviewed a set of publications or monographs. Doctoral thesis granted by the Council. Doctoral degree granting oversees the national scientific BOM qualification Commission. The grades. Knowledge assessed using 10 balls scale: for the evaluation of the learning level mark explanation About ECTS mark very high 10 brilliant (with distinction), 9 (excellent) A superb high 8 very good (very good) good (good), 7 (B) (C) medium 6 almost right (almost good) D 5 mediocre (satisfactory) E 4 almost mediocre (almost satisfactory) E/FX low 3-1 negative rating (unsatisfactory) file quality. In accordance with the laws of Latvia, universities and colleges can be issued by a State recognized diplomas, if studies have been accredited university or College, an accredited study programme and the University has approved the Constitution and the Charter of the College. The decision on accreditation of the program accepts Accreditation Commission, but for universities and colleges-higher education Accreditation Council. Additional information: 1. the education system-http://www.izm.lv http://www.aic.lv 2. University and program status-http://www.aiknc.lv note. 1 Credit (KP) in Latvia is defined as one week of full time study work. One year, the amount for full-time study are 40 credits. The translation of the European Credit transfer system (ECTS), Latvian credit units must be multiplied by 1.5.

Diploma Supplement this Diploma Supplement follows the model developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES. The purpose of the supplement is to provide sufficient independent data to improve the international ' transparency ' and the fair academic and professional recognition of qualifications (diplomas, degrees, certificates etc.). It is designed to provide a description of the nature, level, context and status of the studies that were pursued and successfully completed by the individual named on the original qualification to which this supplement is appended. It should be free from any value judgement, the equivalenc statements or suggestions about recognition. Information in all eight sections should be provided. Where information is not provided, the reason should be explained. 1. Information identifying the holder of the qualification 1.1 family: name (s); 1.2. the given name (s); 1.3. date of birth (day/month/year); 1.4 student identification number or code (if available). 2. Information identifying the qualification 2.1 name of qualification: and (if applicable) title conferred (in original language); 2.2. changing field (s) of study for the qualification; 2.3. name (in original language) and status of the awarding institution; 2.4. name (in original language) and status of institution (if different from 2.3) administering studies 2.5. language (s) of instruction/examination. 3. Information on the level of the qualification: level of the qualification 3.1; 3.2 official length of program (years and credits), start and end date of the acquisition of the program; 3.3. access requirements. 4. Information on the contents and results gained 4.1 mode of study:; 4.2 programme requirements (programme aims and planning results of studies); 4.3 program details (e.g. modules or units studied) and the individual grades/marks/credits obtained; 4.4 grading scheme and, if available, grade distribution guidance; 4.5 overall classification of the qualification (in original language). 5. Information on the function of the qualification 5.1 access to further: study; 5.2 professional status (if applicable). 6. Additional information 6.1 additional information:; 6.2 further information sources. 7. Certification of the supplement: 7.1 the data; 7.2 signature; 7.3 capacity; 7.4 official stamp or seal. 8. Information on the national higher education system. The secondary education is required for the admission of their studies in a university/college. All holders of certificates and diplomas of the general secondary education or vocational secondary education meet the general admission requirements. However, the universities/colleges with free to set specific admissions requirements e.g. additional subjects that had to be taken at the school level to quality for a particular program admissions. Bachelor (BA) and master (master's) degrees are awarded in both academic and professional, in the higher education program. The objective of academic higher education (HE) to prepare graduates for an independent research, as well as to provide theoretical background for professional activities. Academic program, leading to a bachelor degree, a 120-160 credits1 compris: compulsory for-> 50 (75 ECTS) credits, electiv > 20 (30 ECTS) credits, thesis > 10 (15 ECTS) credits, and the rest is left for students as free choice. Duration of full-time studies is 6-8 semester. Academic program, leading to a Masters degree, of compris 80 (120 ECTS) credits, of which > 20 (30 ECTS) credits are allocated for thesis, compulsory part of the programme includes theoretical aspects of the specific field of scientific discipline > 30 (45 ECTS) credits and their practical applications in solving of actual problems > 15 (22.5 ECTS) credits. Academic education program with the implemented according to the State standard of academic education. Higher education (HE) the objective of professional HEAT with it to provide in-depth knowledge in a particular field, preparing graduates for desing or improvement of systems, products and technologies, as well as to prepare them for creative, research and teaching activities in this field. Professional program leading to a HEAT, a professional bachelor degree is designed with the professional competence, they ensur compris at least 160 (240 ECTS) credits and they consis of: general courses > 20 (30 ECTS) credits, theoretical courses of the chosen field > 36 (54 ECTS) credits, specialization courses > 60 (90 ECTS) credits, optional courses > 6 (9 ECTS) credits, practical placement > 26 (39 ECTS) credits , and State examination in including thesis > 12 (18 ECTS) credits. Professional program leading to a HEAT, professional master degree, compris from less than 40 (60 ECTS) credits: up-to-date achievements in the field-in theory and in practice > 7 (10.5 ECTS) credits, practical placements > 6 (9 ECTS) credits, State examination of including thesis > 20 (30 ECTS) credits as well as research training, courses of design, management, psychology etc. Graduates of both types of the bachelor degree have access to master studies, graduates of the master degree-doctoral studies. Studies in medicine, dentistry and pharmacy professional studies (5 and 6 year studies), with equal to the master degree and the graduates can continue their studies in doctoral level programs. Apart from the program, leading to bachelor and master degrees, there are other types of professional higher education program. • first-level professional HE (university college) program of the compris 80-120 (120-180 ECTS) credits and lead it to the 4th level professional qualification. These programmes are targeted mainly to the labour market. Yet, the graduates of the first-level programmes can continue their studies in second-level professional programme. • second-level professional HE programmes lead to the 5th level professional qualification. Such programmes can either at least 40 compris (60 ECTS) credits for holders of the bachelor degree or at least 160 (240 ECTS) credits for secondary school leaver. In both cases the program should include a practical placement of at least 26 (39 ECTS) credits and graduation examination for including thesis > 10 (15 ECTS) credits. Graduate of the program including the 70 (105 ECTS) credits compulsory for of the bachelor program, have access to master studies. Doctoral studies From January 1, 2000, a single type of doctoral degree (Dr.) is being awarded in Latvia. The degree of master is required for admission to doctoral studies. Doctoral degree is awarded after public defence of doctoral thesis and successfully passed exams in the chosen scientific discipline. The doctoral thesis has to include the original results of the research and new cognition in the scientific discipline and may be a result of three to four years of doctoral studies at a higher education institution or an equivalent amount of independent research. The doctoral thesis may be a dissertation, the assemblage of a single peer reviewed publications topically or monograph. The rights to award the doctoral degree are delegated by decision of the Cabinet of the Minister of the promotion council is established at the universities. The procedure for awarding the doctoral degree is controlled by the Commission of the Scientific Qualification. Grading system: a 10-point grading scheme for the knowledge assessment.

Achieve menu level grade Meaning Approx. ECTS grade very high 10 brilliant (with distinction), 9 (excellent) A superb high 8 very good (very good) good (good), 7 (B) (C) medium 6 almost right (almost good) D 5 mediocre (satisfactory) E 4 almost mediocre (almost satisfactory) E/FX low 3-1 negative rating (unsatisfactory) file Quality assurance. According to the Latvian legislation, State-recognized degrees/diplomas may be awarded upon completion of an accredited program in an accredited institution holding a State-HE approved Constitution (By-laws) or College statute. Decision on programme accreditation with the Accreditation taken by the Board, while those on institutional accreditation-by the Higher Education Council. More information: 1. one educational system-http://www.izm.lv; http://www.aic.lv; 2. www.eurydice.org On status of the program/institution: http://www.aiknc.lv 1 Latvian credit point is defined as a one-week full-time study workload. An average workload of a full-time study program of the year in most HE is 40 credits. Latvian credit point system is compatible with ECTS. The number of ECTS credits is found by multiplying the number of Latvian credit points by a factor of 1.5. Minister of education and Science (B). the Rivž annex 7 Cabinet's October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656, Minister of education and science Rivž 8 B annex Cabinet October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656, Minister of education and science of 9 Rivž. B. Annex Cabinet October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 656, Minister of education and Science (B). 10. Annex Rivž Cabinet in 2007. 2. the terms of the October no 656, Minister of education and science Rivž of B.