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Accreditation and Recognition of Medical Schools

  Author: Marta van Zanten*   Accreditation is frequently viewed as a powerful tool for quality control and improvement of medical education programs, yet accreditation practices vary considerably worldwide.  The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and … read more

Sweden probes the evaluation of doctoral education

The Swedish Higher Education Authority, UKÄ, has launched a new model for evaluating doctoral education. A pilot round started in March 2015. After the completion of the pilot round by June 2016, the evaluations of … read more

FAIR project website online

ECA is one of the project partners in the EU funded project Focus on Institutional Automatic Recognition (FAIR). The project aims for faster and more consistent recognition decisions, thereby improving the mobility of students in … read more

Hans de Wit: What is an International University?

Hans de Wit is Director of the Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation, or CHEI, of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, and professor of internationalisation of higher education at the Amsterdam University … read more

Is US accreditation moving away from the accountability function?

The US Senate seems intent to refocus accreditation to become mostly aimed at improvement and to scrap some of its accountability functions. In white papers released by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and … read more

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