Presentations of ECA-NVAO Winter Seminar available

On 15 and 16 December 2016 the ECA-NVAO Winter Seminar was held. On 15 December the seminar took place in the Kurhaus in The Hague. The day started with a smaller seminar for the recipients of the ECA Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation (CeQuInt) and representatives of ECA. Dr Laura Rumbley from Boston College, Center […]

ACSUCYL becomes new ECA member

  ACSUCYL from the region Castilla y León in Spain was admitted as new member of ECA on 16 December 2016. ACSUCYL is the acronym of Agencia para la Calidad del Systema Universitario de Castilla y León. The Agency is the legal external assessment body for the university system in Castilla y León and is […]

First accreditation of joint programme with European Approach

The bachelor’s programme International Teacher Education for Primary Schools (ITEps) provided by Stenden University of Applied Sciences is the first joint programme accredited according to the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes. This joint programme has been accredited by NVAO, click here for the accreditation decision and panel report. For the presentation at the […]

Joint programmes experts trained in Vienna

Thirteen participants from nine countries followed the ECA training “Assessing Joint Programmes” in Vienna. The training focused especially on the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes as adopted by the EHEA Ministers in Yerevan in May 2015. As a case study the first accreditation of a joint programme by NVAO following the European Approach […]

Bengaluru Statement on Next-Generation Quality Assurance

In October 2016 the Bengaluru Statement 2016 on Next-Generation Quality Assurance of Higher Education: A Shared Vision and Commitment for Fostering Partnership Beyond Borders” was issued. The statement was the culmination of the global summit organised by NAAC and APQN in Bengaluru (India). Over 120 delegates including 23 representatives of about 20 countries attended this […]

Register now for “Assessing Joint Programmes” Training

The ECA training “Assessing Joint Programmes” will be held on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October 2016 in Vienna. This training prepares participants regarding the assessment of joint programmes, with special emphasis on the use of the European Approach for QA of Joint Programmes. The training will be held in English. See here for more […]

ECA trainings highly valued by participants   ECA organised two trainings in May 2016 which received positive feedback from the participants: Assessing the Quality of Internationalisation, 5-6 May 2016, Warsaw Ten participants from four countries followed this ECA training which was facilitated by Axel Aerden (NVAO) and Maciej Markowski (PKA). The training prepared participants for the assessment of internationalisation in […]

New Degree Courses at Universities in Catalonia web portal

The Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency is glad to inform you of the publication of the new Degree Courses at Universities in Catalonia (EUC) web portal, a search engine that provides information on the quality of recognised Bachelor and Master’s degree courses at universities in Catalonia. Developed in conjunction with the Government of Catalonia’s Secretariat […]

ECA becomes member of ProDeJIP

ECA has become constituent member of the Association for the Promotion and the Development of Joint International Programmes in Higher Education (ProDeJIP) during the General Assembly in Leiden on 24 February 2016. A representative of ProDeJIP is member of ECA’s Working Group 1. Cooperation between the two associations is mutually seen as beneficial. As ECA has […]

CEENQA publishes Newsletter

The Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA) has published its latest newsletter. The newsletter highlights topics such as the upcoming CEENQA Annual Workshop in Cracow on 13-14 May 2016 and the projects that CEENQA is involved in. ECA’s trainings on internationalisation and joint programmes are also mentioned. CEENQA […]