The Law on Higher Education Schools of 1996 (N. 67(I)/1996) governs the establishment, control and operation of Higher Education Schools (known as colleges). This law (basic, amendments and consolidated text) can be found in Greek language at the link:

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Information on colleges and Cyprus education in general can be found by visiting the website of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth at:

The Law on Ensuring and Certifying the Quality of Higher Education and the Establishment and Operation of an Agency for Related Issues of 2015 (N. 136(I)/2015) provides for the quality assurance in Higher Education Institutions of Cyprus, the evaluation purposes, the forms of quality evaluation and accreditation, as well as for the criteria and quality indicators set by the Agency. This law (basic, amendments and consolidated text) can be found in Greek language at the link:

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Information on the evaluation-accreditation of programs of study and other evaluations-accreditations can be found by visiting the website of the Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education:

The Law on the Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications and the Provision of Relevant Information of 1996 (N. 68(I)/1996) governs the recognition of Higher Education qualifications awarded in Cyprus and abroad. This law (basic, amendments and consolidated text) can be found in Greek language at the link:

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The Cyprus Council of Recognition of Higher Education Qualifications (KYSATS) recognizes qualifications, such as degrees, diplomas and certificates issued by recognized Higher Education Institutions or by Institutions whose programs are accredited. More information can be found by visiting KYSATS website at: