Since its foundation by Law on July 19, 2002, ANECA has been consolidating its technical and institutional role within the framework of the integration of Spain into the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

ANECA has developed several evaluation Programmes in order to perform its activities: evaluation, certification and accreditation.

ANECA was one of the founding members of ECA. ANECA is represented in ECA management and working groups. ANECA is also part of the JOQAR Steering group in charge of this dissemination conference organised in close cooperation with ECA Coordinator. ANECA also participates in ECA Working Group 1 – JOQAR Accreditation Group.