Τhe Quality Assurance Unit has the following responsibilities as well as which are assigned to it by the competent bodies of the University, according to their decision:
a)The cooperation with the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE)
b) the development of a specific strategy and the required procedures for the continuous improvement of the quality of the academic work and the services of the University
c) the organization, operation and continuous improvement of the internal Quality Assurance system of the University as well as the support of its certification procedures, in the framework of the principles, guidelines and instructions of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE)
d) The development of the information management system of the evaluation data, its continuous improvement and updating, as well as the responsibility for the systematic monitoring and publication on a specially designed website of the University, of the procedures and the results regarding the evaluation, in compliance with the the principles, guidelines and instructions of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE)
e) The permanent search, study and integration in the website of the . Τhe Quality Assurance Unit on the University of West Attica website, related to the evaluation of the procedures and their results as well as its monitoring and ordinary updating,
f) The Support, coordination and monitoring of the procedures of the internal and external evaluation of the academic units of the institution. In particular, it takes care of the evaluation of courses provided, and the educational material and the general support and the implementation of the evaluation procedures of the academic units based on the quality of the teaching work, the quality of the other services (student care, infrastructure, etc.),
g) The coordination, monitoring and supervision of the preparation and the submission of the Annual Internal Reports of the University units;
h) The activation and the support of the External Evaluation process of the academic units of the Institution, sending to the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education (HAHE) their Internal Evaluation Reports and providing aid to the organization and the efficient conduct of the procedure of the in-situ visit of the external auditors.
i) The coordination, organization and implementation of the procedures for the internal and external evaluation of the central and integral services of the University, where it functions as an Internal Evaluation Team of the University. In particular, is responsible for the evaluation of the UNIWA and takes care of and prepares the Internal Report for the operation of the Unversity every 2 years, taking into account the r Annual Internal Reports of the Departments, as well as the procedures of the Internal Evaluation for the good functioning of the University.
j) The communication to the academic units of the final reports for their external evaluation. which are sent by the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education.
k) The responsibility for the coordination and the efficient conduct of the audit procedures , of the criteria and the requirements for the annual review for the partial aspects regarding the the content of the curricula of studies of the University, in the framework of the principles and the guidelines of the Hellenic Authority for Higher Education and according to the articles 9 – 11 of the law 4653/2020, on which he proposes to the Senate. . Towards this purpose, the Quality Assurance Unit is entitled to constitute Advisory groups with the participation of the Professors of each School, of executives and specialized staff of the University.
l) The submission to the Senate of the University of an annual report regarding the exercise of duties and the implementation of its objectives.
m) The establishment of advisory committees or special groups consisting of research and teaching staff and other specialized staff of the University, meeting the requirements of the of the organization and operation of the procedures of the evaluation and the assessment of the work of the units of the University of West Attica.
n) The collection and processing of the data for the facilitation of the work of the competent bodies of the University, regarding the planning and the implementation of the strategic objectives for the good functioning and the development of the University.