Association of recognised accreditation and quality assurance agencies in Europe

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ECA offer several online services for its members and stakeholders

About Us

The European Consortium for Accreditation in higher education (ECA) is an association of recognised accreditation and quality assurance agencies in Europe. The vision of ECA is to act as an internationally acknowledged driver of innovation in accreditation and quality assurance in higher education. With its expertise, networking and services ECA contributes to the implementation of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), promotes internationalisation of higher education and “state of the art” activities of its members.

Services and Projects

ECA offers a range of services to higher education institutions and quality assurance and accreditation agencies and participates in (EU funded) projects.


Internationalisation can contribute to the overall quality of higher education. ECA awards HEI with a Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation – CeQuInt.

Training Academy

Enhance your skills, boost your confidence and join a network of peers. ECA Training Academy offers a chance to update your skills.

Working Groups

Participation in working groups offers ECA members and observers the chance to learn from each other and discuss the latest developments and projects in QA and accreditation.


Members and stakeholders are invited to take part in webinars to share knowledge and information on quality assurance and accreditation issues.

EU Projects

ECA contributes to the EHEA implementation and to international QA development through innovative project work and with a strong pool of experts.


ECA regularly publishes the results of its projects, surveys and good practices. 

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