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Belgium

The Flemish Community and the French Community of Belgium have been Governmental Members of EQAR since 2008.

Focus of external quality assurance evaluations

Flemish Community: programme (1st and 2nd cycle) and institutional reviews.

French Community: programme evaluations (1st and 2nd cycle).

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

Flemish Community: yes, all Flemish higher education institutions can choose an EQAR-registered agency for their mandatory external quality assurance.

  • Eligibility requirements for foreign agencies: registration on EQAR is sufficient.
  • Conditions for the agencies’ work (e.g. criteria to be used): own criteria.
  • Recognition of reviews carried out by foreign agencies: QA agencies will have to agree the Terms of Reference with NVAO.
  • Further information/regulations: Bologna National Report 2015 & Decision of the Flemish Government on higher education (in Dutch, Art. II. 122. § 4)

French Community : no, Walloon higher education institutions can't choose an EQAR-registered agency for their mandatory external quality assurance.

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

Flemish Community: yes, the European Approach is available to all higher education institutions.

French Community: no, the European Approach is not available to higher education institutions.

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Registered agencies operating in this country

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

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