One of the main principles of the quality assurance procedures is to encompass the interests of all stakeholders. Among the stakeholders there is one group it is students whom very often many universities does not take seriously into account especially in Russia, where there is a long history of state orders and standards. In Russia there exist several students’ organizations; the biggest is All-Russian Students Union which has memorandum of understanding with ESU.
The Russian QA agency AKKORK approaches on the basis of ESG help to integrate and unite the students interested in participation in the procedures of quality assurance. In this article we will tell what it costs and what it is like for students in Russia to participate in QA procedures.
This paper was presented at EQAF and reflects the views of the named authors only.