Educational Data System
Legal status of ANU
- ANU is a consortium of private higher education institutions, which converges the qualification, the postgraduate course, the scientific research, the connected services and the consultation in the given specialities by the supplement
- Headquarter of ANU:
- Stamp of ANU: on the perimeter of a 4 cm diameter circle: “Alfred Nobel University Higher Education Consortium” text, the logo of ANU in the middle
- Maintenance of ANU (in the followings: Maintenance):
Representative: Ferenc Galgóczi (President)
Name of ANU
- Official name of ANU: Alfred Nobel University Higher Education Consortium
- Official abbreviation of the name of ANU: ANU
- The name of ANU can be used only by the organizational units of ANU. The organizational units have the right to use the name of ANU complementing their own names.
The validation of Law
- The effect of this law covers all the organizational units of ANU, all the teachers, researchers of ANU and all the employees of ANU from different fields of work.
Duties of ANU
- Core activity of ANU:
Through the partners of the consortium, ANU offers higher vocational education, bachelor programme, master programme and general and specialized vocational education in full-time or part-time schedule, evening-classes, long-distance education or self-study trainings and ANU issues the respective degrees and certificates.
ANU undertakes research and development on the disciplines belonging to the programme and organizes scientific activities.
ANU offers professional trainings through student exchange programs in cooperation with universities and higher education institutions from different countries, participates in educational and scientific programs, in programs furthering the students’ and teachers’ mobility as supported by the European Union.
ANU signs cooperating agreements with universities that which would like to participate in our programme. We undertake joint courses with cooperating partners.
ANU develops and cultivates its international relations required for the appropriate supply of research and education.
ANU edits course books and notes, develops school equipment.
For the students from the core qualification sector, ANU offers course book and note supply, library and other kind of services which help the students integrate, practice healthy life style and take care of their medical wellbeing.
ANU looks after the maintenance and continuous development of its own infrastructure.
ANU operates a functional organizational unit to undertake the economic and internal controlling duties and thus to perform its duties, also operating further functional organizational units of administration, organization, technical services among others to ensure its operation.
The duties above are considered as core activities by the institution, whose fundamental financial resources are provided by the Maintenance. The institution has all the resources to undertake its activities on a long-term basis and to enable the students to accomplish their studies.
- ANU aims to ensure the quality, effectiveness and continuous development of its education; to assist the students regarding employment; to ensure quality of the educational service, the connected services and other supporting operational processes; to reinforce and develop the competitiveness; to ensure the most beneficial use of internal resources and to maintain and develop the financial profitability of the operation.
Organizational structure of ANU
- ANU is the joint strategic, decision-making and managing institution of the higher education institutions participating in the cooperative agreement. The unique rules of each higher education institution are contained in the Organizational and Operational Guidelines of the respective institution.
- ANU establishes its organization and operation in a way that enables supply and economical operation of the educational, scientific research and other assignments..
- The central management of ANU is operated by the following organizations and people:
the Chairman of The Board (CoB)
Partnership Board (Senatus)
- The duties of consultancy and decision preparation are managed by the following bodies:
Quality Management Department
Curriculum Developing Department
- ANU operates an organizational unit, which is responsible for the functional duties, such as logistics, technical duties and administration (Administrative and Supplying Unit).
The persons and bodies of the central management in ANU
- The Head of ANU is the CoB.
- According to the measures of this regulation, the managers and bodies of ANU have the right to decide, advise, comment and review.
- The Senatus is a decision-making and monitoring body, with specific field of competence and authority, which determines the activity of the consortium partners and colleges, especially their educational and research duties and their operation and monitors the accomplishment of the tasks.
- The Senatus is the main decision-making body of the cooperating colleges (ANU Partnership Board).
- The president of the Senatus is the Chairman of the Board (CoB).
- All the rectors and managers of the cooperating colleges are ex officio members of the Senatus.
- Representing the Maintenance of ANU, the President is a permanent member of the Senatus with the right to veto.
- Further voting members of the Senatus are as follows:
- The representative of the lead teachers and researchers of the schools
- The representative of the non-lead teachers and researchers of the schools
- The representative of the Student Council
- The representative of employees from further areas of the schools
Terms of Reference of the Senatus
The Senatus by its exclusive authority approves
- the qualification program
- the Organizational and Operational Guidelines, the appended rules and their modifications
- the rules and their modifications referred specifically under its authority
- the quality development program.
According to the measures of this regulation, the Senatus by its exclusive authority:
- within the limits specified by the Maintenance, makes suggestions to invite rectorial applications, assesses the applications, selects the rector candidate and informs the Maintenance about it;
- approves the appointments and dismissal of teachers presented by the partner institutions;
- makes decisions about establishing, starting or deleting programmes and specializations.
- The Senatus makes decisions about all the questions belonging to its terms of reference.
- The Senatus runs by the regulations and laws approved by itself.
- The Senatus does not have the right to make a decision vetoed by the Maintenance (President).
- The rights and liabilities according to the higher education institution can be found in the Laws and Articles of Incorporation. The Maintenance practices these rights and liabilities through its representative (the President).
- The President approves the restructuring or dismissal of ANU, the union, association or separation with different higher education institutions.
- The President has the right to review ANU in terms of quality – in cooperation with internal and external professionals. The management, the employees and commissioners of ANU must accept the requirements of quality policy, the achievements and statements of quality assurance.
A Chairman Of The Board
- CoB is the head of the management responsible for management of the directing bodies.
- Duties of CoB especially:
- prepares the meetings of the Senatus, supervises the execution of decisions;
- executes the administrative duties related to coordinating and supporting activities of the organizational units;
- organizes and prepares the legislative activity;
- prepares the documents related to the establishment and launch of the programmes;
- participates in the elaboration and operation of concepts of quality development and structures of quality management.
Quality Department Manager
- The Quality Department Manager ensures preparation, introduction and support of the structure of Quality Management of ANU.
- Duties of Quality Department Manager include specifically:
- elaborating and operating the concept of quality development and structures of quality management of ANU, ensures organization of the internal and external audit;
- reports about the operation of the structure of quality management and developmental demands to the President and CoB;
- maintains relations with different persons and bodies related to the quality management.
- The Academic Council participates in the evolvement and establishment of Research-Development and Innovation Strategy of ANU, analyses the activity of Research-Development and Innovation of ANU, and reviews the realization of Research-Development and Innovation Strategy of ANU.
Curriculum Development Department
- The Curriculum Development Department is a body, which supports execution of the duties related to the establishment of educational and programme strategy, and planning adult education. It also makes suggestions, prepares decisions and forms opinions.
- The members of the Department are the vice rectors of education, the vice rectors of management and strategy and the heads of schools.
- The operation of the Department has to be reviewed by the regulations of its own.
Quality Management Department
- The duties of the Quality Management Department are the followings:
- participation in the determination of the quality policy and quality purposes
- supporting the development of partner-focused policies
- developing the quality of the organization of education and the services offered to the partners.
- The Quality Management Department is coordinated by the Quality Department Manager.
- The Quality Management Department cooperates with the managers of the organizational units to establish and realize the structure of the quality assurance of ANU and the colleges.
Administrative and Supplying Unit
- The Supplying Unit is an organizational unit managed by the technical manager. It is responsible for the technical operation of the buildings and devices of ANU, for the continuous contact with the external institutions and firms participating in the operation and for the support of the operation of educational and scientific activities of ANU.
- The technical manager is appointed by the President. The appointment is valid until withdrawal. The duties and terms of reference of the technical manager can be found in the job description.
Cooperation of ANU with different bodies
- ANU can cooperate with bodies and legal entities in the purpose of executing its certain duties.
- The cooperating agreement must be made in writing. The cooperation can especially refer to: elaboration of qualification programs, other programs, or schedules, organization of qualifications and practical qualifications, arrangement and organization of applications, execution of research and development duties.
ANU can cooperate especially with:
different institutions certifying joint degrees and qualifications, with a business entity, foundation or chamber to finance and support educational or scientific research organizational units, and to establish scholarships.
The Structure of Quality Assurance of ANU
- The description of the structure of quality assurance, the quality policy, the defined purposes of quality, the arrangements to develop partner-focused policies, the organization of education and the arrangements for developing the services offered to the partners can be found in a Quality Management Regulation set forth by the Quality Management Department.
- The concept of the structure of the quality assurance has to be prepared by the Quality Department Manager considering the suggestions of the Quality Management Department and has to be accepted by the Senatus as part of the Quality Management Regulation.