Statement on Solidarity: We stand with Ukraine

We are saddened and concerned by the situation in Ukraine. The ECA stands with our colleagues, students, and institutions, and expresses deepest solidarity with the Ukrainian people.  The ECA’s fundaments are established on the strong European values of pursuit of peace, rule of law and democracy, which should never be violated. These unprecedented times require […]

Newsletter July 2021 – January 2022

We are pleased to share with you the next edition of ECA Newsletter. In this issue you may find:  ECA Activity plan for 2022 with important dates, One-minute anonymous survey on topics of high interest, Interesting news from ECA Members: SQAA issued an open call for experts, AIKA presented an analysis on organisation of site visits in online mode, and […]

ECA Member SQAA issued an open call for international experts

The Slovenian Quality Assurance Agency (SQAA / NAKVIS) is issuing an open call for international experts who would be interested in participating in SQAA procedures. Selected experts will be added to the SQAA database for international experts. The call is open to university teaching staff with experience in quality assurance in higher education. Experts from […]

ECA Winter Seminar

We are pleased to announce ECA winter seminar which will take place online on Monday, 13 December, between 9.30 and 13.30 GMT+1. In addition to joint WG meeting, where ECA Activity Plan for 2022 will be discussed, the seminar will put focus on the European Framework for QA of European Universities, in particular, the applicability […]

Agreements adopted by the General Assembly on 30th of June 2021

On 30 June 2021 the ECA members have appointed a new Chair and Vice-Chair as well as the FinancialCommittee. The current composition of the Board is thefollowing: Chair: Solange Pisarz, HCÉRES, (France)Vice-Chair: Eva Fernandez de Labastida, UNIBASQ (Spain)Treasurer: Luut Kroes, NVAO (Netherlands) Members: Ronny Heintze, AQAS (Germany)Klemen Šubic, SQAA (Slovenia) ECA Financial Committee: Luis Carlos […]

Yodak, Quality Assurance Agency in North Cyprus has joined ECA as observer

On 30 June 2021 was held the ECA General Assembly. Among other issues, the agreement to join YÖDAK, Quality Assurance Agency in North Cyprus as an observer of the ECA was adopted. YÖDAK was established as an autonomous public agency (non-profit) for Quality Assurance in North Cyprus in 2005. Objectives of YODAK are the Internationalization of Higher […]

General Meeting, June 2021

  On 30th of June from 15:00 to  17:00 (CET) by video conferencing. Programme Here you can find the Agenda for the General Meeting of the Association ECA on Wednesday 30 June 2021, 15:00 – 17:00 h. (CET).     Registration ECA General Meeting will take place by video conferencing on the 30th of June […]

ECA is participating in the Qual-AI-ty Engagement project

Fostering Student Engagement through Qualitative Quality Assurance Practices (Qual-AI-ty Engagement) is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships project lead by Riga Technical University ( and co-lead by ACEEU ( Other partners include the University of Twente (, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology ( and the European Consortium for Accreditation in higher education ( The […]