Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria

Overview

Established in 2012, the Austrian Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria, AQA) is the independent body for quality assurance and evaluation for public an private universities and universities of applied sciences in Austria. AQA is a non profit organisation and its members are the Austrian Rectors’ Conference, the Conference of the Universities of Applied Sciences, the Association of Private Universities, the Students Union and the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. AQA has a international coverage and focus on the following activities:
- Accreditation of private Universities in Austria
- Accreditation of programs at private Universities in Austria
- Accreditation of programs at Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria
- Accreditation of Universities of Applied Sciences
- Audit of internal quality management systems at Austrian public Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences
- Evaluation of programs at higher education institutions
- International Accreditation
- Joint programme accreditation
- Notification of foreign degree programs in Austria
- Program Accreditation at German higher education institutions
- System accreditation of German higher education institutions
- Voluntary accreditation of continuing education programs at higher education institutions in Austria

General Information

Organization Name


Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria

Acronym

AQ Austria

Address

Franz-Klein-Gasse 5
Vienna
1190 Wien Austria

P

+43 1 532 02 20-0

F

+43 1 532 02 20-99

Year of Establishment

2012

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Geo Focus and Coverage

International

Affiliations and Memberships

European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA); Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA); International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE); European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE); European University Association (EUA)

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List of Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria's members or accredited institutions


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