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 […]

Register now for ECA trainings in May

There are still a few places left for the ECA trainings in May: “Assessing the Quality of Internationalisation”, 5 and 6 May 2016, Warsaw This training suitably prepares participants for the assessment of the quality of internationalisation in the framework of the ECA Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation (CeQuInt). For more information see the programme: […]

ECA and NVAO organised successful seminar on QA of joint programmes

            On 3 December 2015 ECA and NVAO organised the Seminar “National Implementation of the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes”. More than 100 representatives of higher education institutions, joint programmes coordinators, QA agencies, governments and other stakeholders were present. The European approach for accreditation of joint programmes that was […]

ECA joint programmes training held in Cologne

On 21 and 22 September 2015 the first ECA training “Assessing Joint Programmes” was held at the AQAS offices in Cologne. There were fourteen participants from higher education institutions and QA agencies, as well as a student expert. The feedback received from participants was positive. ECA will therefore continue these trainings next year, taking into […]

Joint Programmes from A to Z: Now on ECApedia

In search for a publication that presents an overview of all good practice in coordinating joint programmes? The recently published ‘Joint Programmes from A to Z. A reference guide for practitioners’ is exactly doing that. Already available as a pdf publication, the guide is now also available as an online portal in ECApedia. The ‘Joint […]

Joint Programmes in Ireland

The Higher Education Authority of Ireland has published a report by Dr Frank McMahon on “Joint and double/multiple degrees in Ireland”. The report lists the joint programmes that are being provided by Irish universities and other bodies with full awarding powers, the Institutes of Technology and private colleges. Institutes of technology have delegated awarding powers […]

First joint programmes accredited on the basis of MULTRA

The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) has recently recognised accreditation decisions taken by two German accreditation organisations regarding two joint programmes in European Studies. This makes the first mutual recognitions in the context of MULTRA a fact. On the basis of an accreditation by the German Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von […]