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International Memberships

Through memberships in international associations for quality assurance in higher education, the Agency demonstrates compliance of its functioning with European standards and guidelines.

Since 2013, the Agency has been included in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR), which is an official register of quality assurance agencies that substantially meet the standards laid down in Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG).

In 2013, the Agency successfully extended its membership of the European Consortium for Higher Education Accreditation (ECA). ECA is an association of established European accreditation and quality assurance agencies.

Since 2015, the Agency has been a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), which is the umbrella organization for quality assurance agencies in the European Higher Education Area. Full membership in ENQA demonstrates that the Agency meets the standards laid down in ESG.

The Agency is also a member of the Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (CEENQA) and the International Association of Quality Assurance Agencies (INQAAHE).

Through membership in international associations, quality assurance agencies are committed to following the uniform principles and guidelines in the European Higher Education Area, to showing responsibility to all stakeholders and the wider society and to act independently, professionally and transparently.