Single accreditation

The single accreditation procedure has been developed to assess joint programmes according to the ECA assessment framework. This prevents the need for joint programmes to undergo several national accreditation procedures in different higher education systems.

The single accreditation procedure consists of two building blocks:

When developing the assessment framework, ECA’s Principles for accreditation procedures regarding joint programmes were taken into account.

The Coordination Point offers information, which is relevant for joint programmes and assists in providing single accreditation procedures of joint programmes in cooperation with quality assurance agencies.

If your joint programme consortium is interested in undergoing a single accreditation procedure, an application form will be available shortly on this page.