NOKUT (the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education) is an independent expert body under the Ministry of Education and Research. The board of NOKUT is the agency's supreme governing body. The head of NOKUT is Director General Terje Mørland. The agency has around 125 employees and is organised in four departments and a communication unit. Every year, between 200 and 300 experts are involved in various evaluation and accreditation processes under the auspices of NOKUT.