eQuatic project: research paper published and training held

The eQuATIC project on assessing international partnerships has published the research paper “The Use of Data for Internationalisation in Higher Education”. ECA is a partner in this project. The eQuATIC project, DZS and Charles University have also organised a training on evaluation of Erasmus agreements for the next Erasmus programme. The training took place in Prague […]

ECA discussion paper on European Universities

At the Annual Meeting of ECA in Riga on 6 June 2019 the ECA members have approved the ECA Discussion Paper European Universities Initiative -considerations regarding quality and quality asurance. This paper has been prepared by Working Group 2 of ECA.

Appeals Committee installed

ECA has installed a new Appeals Committee. This committee consists of distinguished experts with ECA experience and deals with appeals to decisions regarding the ECA Certificate for Quality in Internationalisation. For more information on the composition of the Appeals Committee and the Appeals procedure click here.

Results from ECA Annual Meeting in Ljubljana

On 28 and 29 June 2018 ECA held its annual Workshop hosted by SQAA in Ljubljana. The main results of the meeting are: A new Board was appointed by the members. Members agreed on the ECA strategy for 2018-2023. The annual report 2017, the revised budget 2018 and draft budget 2019 with the same membership […]

ECA participates in workshop in Taipei

ECA has participated in a workshop in Taipei in the framework of the INQAAHE funded capacity building project “Comparisons of QA systems, review standards and procedures and transparency in Taiwan and Indonesia: Capacity building for Mutual Recognition of Joint Programmes”. Partners of the project are HEEACT (Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan), BAN-PT (National […]

Successful ECA-NVAO Seminar in Brussels

The ECA-NVAO Seminar “Institutional and Programme Reviews: Towards New Combinations” was successfully organised on 1st February 2018 in Brussels. In workshops and plenary sessions representatives from HEIs and QA agencies discussed the trend towards institutional assesments and how programme quality can be assured in a system of institutional reviews. The presentations and images from the event […]

The introduction of institutional reviews in the Flemish QA system

Author: Pieter Caris, NVAO In 2016 and 2017, NVAO carried out a first round of institutional reviews. These reviews of the Flemish universities and university colleges were intended to replace the system of external assessments at programme level. The institutional review consisted of an assessment of an institution’s implementation of its educational policy on the […]

European project on assessing quality of partnerships amongst Higher Education Institutions

Ghent University successfully applied for Erasmus+ funding for a project titled “Assessing quality of partnerships amongst Higher Education Institutions” (shortly eQuATIC). ECA is  a project partner. The main objectives of this project are upscaling the use of the existing eQuATIC prototype and fostering a dialogue about internationalisation in Q&A policies. Find out more on the […]

Launching of the ImpEA project

“Facilitating implementation of the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes – ImpEA” project has been officially launched on 22nd of November 2017 in Warsaw. The kick-off meeting gathered representatives of all project’s partners and associated partner. About project consortium The partnership is composed of 9 partners from 5 countries: Polish Accreditation Committee (Poland) […]

Outcomes Peer Learning Activity on the European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes

On 5-6 October 2017, the Erasmus+ National Agency, Nuffic, The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, and NVAO organised an international Peer Learning Activity (PLA) on the new European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes. This European Approach makes it possible for international joint and double/multiple degree programmes to undergo one single accreditation […]

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