European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

Quality Assurance Agencies Registered on EQAR

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Denmark has been a Governmental Member of EQAR since 2008

Focus of external quality assurance

  • Accreditation of higher education institutions;
  • Accreditation of programmes, until the higher education institution has achieved institutional accreditation.

Can higher education institutions choose a suitable EQAR-registered agency?

Yes, Danish higher education institutions are able to choose an EQAR-registered agency for the accreditation of Danish education programmes offered abroad and the accreditation of professional education programmes offered by transnational providers

The Accreditation Council may decide to also use an EQAR-registered quality assurance agency, other than the Danish Accreditation Agency for the preparation of the accreditation reports. 

At the request of a higher education institution, the Accreditation Council may accept an accreditation report from another internationally recognised quality assurance agency.

  • Eligibility requirements for foreign agencies: EQAR registration
  • Condition for the agency's work:
    • for accrediting Danish higher education institutions or programmes or Danish education programmes offered abroad: the agency can use its own criteria.
    • for accrediting professional programmes offered by transnational providers: the agency has to follow the guidelines from the Danish Ministry and any other further requirements defined by the Danish Accreditation Council.
    • for all other accreditation procedure in Denmark: the agency has to follow the rules of procedure including criteria for institutional accreditation.
  • Further information/regulations: Act on the Accreditation of Institutions of Higher Education (updated, May 2015)

Can higher education institutions use the European Approach for the Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes?

  • Yes, the European Approach is available to all higher education institutions.
    • Joint programmes can be accredited by all “internationally recognised” agencies. If an agency is registered on EQAR, it is automatically considered “internationally recognised”; otherwise, it has to prove this in an individual procedure to the Danish authorities.

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Countries where registered QA agencies are based (and number of agencies)

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