Registration of a Higher Educational Institution
An institution of higher education, as well as any of its branches, commences operation on the day when it is registered in the Register of Higher Educational Institutions (hereinafter – the Register). The Law On Institutions of Higher Education should be observed in the founding of a higher education institution or the opening of any of its branches .
An application by an authorized person regarding the registration of a higher educational institution is to be submitted within two months of the foundation of a higher educational institution. A draft of the constitution of the institution of higher education should be attached to the application (pursuant to Section 10, Paragraph two of the Law On Institutions of Higher Education). The application should be signed by all of the founders thereof.
The registration of a branch in the Register must be facilitated by the higher educational institution which has opened it. Within two months o the day when a decision on the opening of a branch of a higher education institution has been made, an authorized person must submit an application for the registration of the branch to the Register. The by-laws of the branch approved by the institution specified in the constitution of the higher educational institution is to be attached to the application for the registration of the branch.
According to Section 24, Paragraph three of the Education Law, an application for the registration of a college must include the following documents, which certify the conformity of the resources of the college (for example, financial resources, material technical and information basis, academic personnel) with the criteria specified by the Cabinet of Ministers with regard to the commencement of the operation of a college.
Documents, on the basis of which entries or amendments thereto have been made in the Register, are valid if they have been issued not earlier than one month prior to submission to the Register. This provision does not pertain to court adjudications.
Documents on the basis of which new entries or amendments are to be made to the Register are to be submitted within 10 days of the day when the relevant decision is made .
 Section 8, Paragraph six and seven, Section 8.3 of the Law On Institutions of Higher Education
 Section 83, Paragraph four of the Law On Institutions of Higher Education