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Departament de Sistemes Educatius, Ensenyament Superior i Relacions Internacionals
Department of Educational Systems, Higher Education and International Relations

Ministeri d'Educació i Ensenyament Superior
Av. Rocafort, 21-23
AD600 Sant Julià de Lòria
ANDORRA

Phone: +376 743 300
Fax:
E-mail: ensenyament.superior@govern.ad
Web Site: http://www.ensenyamentsuperior.ad
Contact person: Ms. Mar Martínez

National education bodies

Ministeri d'Educació i Ensenyament Superior
Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Av. Rocafort, 21-23
AD600 Sant Julià de Lòria
ANDORRA



First link is about general education

Second link is about higher education

Link(s): Catalan, Catalan

System of education

Andorran educational system

In Andorra there are 4 educational systems: Andorran, French, Spanish and British. Education is free from 3 to 16 years old in the Andorran, French and Spanish systems and it is compulsory from 6 to 16 years old in all of them.

After compulsory education, students can choose general studies  or professional/vocation studies in a High School.

Andorran system is a multilingual system where Catalan, French and Spanish are languages used as teaching languages. English is also taught as a Foreign language.



First link is about general education

Second link is about higher education

University education

Structure

Andorran HEI offer the following official degrees:


- Bàtxelor : First cycle university degree with a workload of 180 ECTS

- Bàtxelor d'especialització : First cycle university degree consisting in a specialization of a previous bàtxelor degree. Students must hold a bàtxelor degree before applying to a bàtxelor d'especialització. Programs have a minimum workload of 60 ECTS.

- Màster : Second cycle university degree with a workload of 120 ECTS

- Doctor : Third cycle degree with length of 3 years


Andorran HEI may offer Life Long Learning programs (non offcial degrees).


Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Agència de qualitat de l'ensenyament superior d'Andorra (AQUA)

The Andorran Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (AQUA) was created by Decree in 2006 to guarantee the quality of the programs offered by the higher education institutions. today, it is ruled by Law.


Law 14/2020, of November 12 modifies the Law 9/2016, of June 28 which ensures the independence, transparency, professionalism and international recognition of AQUA.

Decree 63/2021, of 24-2-2021, approve the Regulation of the AQUA.


Director of AQUA is Ms. Marta Fonolleda Riberaygua:
Dr. Vilanova, 15-17

Ed. del Consell General, planta -3

AD500 Andorra la Vella

ANDORRA

Phone: +376 877951

mfonolleda@aqua.ad


Link(s): Catalan, English

Post-secondary non-university education

Diploma Professional Avançat (DPA) and Brevet de Technicien Supérieur (BTS)

DPA and BTS are professional degrees with a workload of 120 ECTS.

They are a short cycle inside a first cycle.



Recognised higher education institutions

Higher education institutions


Universitat d'Andorra (UdA)
Universitas Europaea IMF (eUniv)
Universitat Carlemany (UCMA)
Humanium International University
Lycée Comte de Foix

Policies and procedures for the recognition of qualifications

Law 14/2018, of 21 June, of higher education published on 18 July 2018 and the Decree of 17-6-2020 approving the Regulation of recognition of higher education qualifications published on 25 June 2020
This is the legal framework in Andorra to recognize foreign qualifications in line with the Bologna Process and the Lisbon Recognition Convention.

Recognition of Qualifications held by Refugees

Refugees

Decree of 17-6-2020 approving the Regulation of recognition of higher education qualifications published on 25 June 2020


Recognition of diplomas held by refugees is regulated by decree.

Link(s): Catalan

Qualifications Framework

Framework

National Qualifications Framework

Law 20/2021, 15 July, approving the National Qualifications Framework of Andorra.

Andorra published the National Qualifications Framework by Law.


The Framework has 8 levels. HE levels correspond from 5 to 8:


Level 5: short cycle inside first cycle

Level 6: first cycle

Level 7: second cycle

Level 8: third cycle


Link(s): Catalan

Self Evaluation Report

Diploma Supplement (DS) Information

Responsible organisation

Higher Education institutions

Each HEI is responsible to deliver the Diploma Supplement to their students.


Link:

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Decree regulating the creation of the European Diploma Suplement 14 July 2004 modified by the Decree of modification of the European DS 27 August 2008

Decree regulating the creation of the European Diploma Suplement


Link(s): Catalan, English

Access to higher education

Access to levels of higher education

Access to the diploma professional avançat and bàtxelor programs :

-  Títol de batxiller qualification.

-  Títol de batxiller professional qualification.

-  Any official higher education qualification.

-  Passing the access test for people over 25 years old.


Access to the bàtxelor d’especialització program (level 6B of the NQF): an official higher education qualification of level 6A in the same field of the bàtxelor d’especialització.


Access to the màster program : an official higher education qualification of level 6 of the NQF


Access to the doctoral program : an official higher education qualification of level 7 of the NQF.


Link(s): Catalan

Verification sources


For information about the authenticity of qualifications, it is possible to contact at ENIC Andorra (ensenyament.superior@govern.ad).