European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

AAC-DEVA - Andalusian Agency of Knowledge, Department of Evaluation and Accreditation

Agencia Andaluza del Conocimiento, Dirección de Evaluación y Acreditación

Notes: AAC-DEVA was also registered from 7/10/2009 until 31/1/2014.
The agency was named "Agencia Andaluza de Evaluación (AGAE) - Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education and Research of Andalucía" until 31/12/2011.
Admission valid until: 2019-06-30 (listed since 2014-11-29)
Based in*: Spain
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Russia, Spain
Reports by the agency: http://deva.aac.es/?id=informes
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: http://deva.aac.es/
Address: Calle Doña Berenguela, s/n 3ª planta
14006 Cordoba
Contact Person: Francisco Gracia Navarro
Phone: +34 957 35 50 26
Fax: +34 957 35 50 39
Email: deva.aac@juntadeandalucia.es

Information on the agency's work

The Department of Evaluation and Accreditation (DEVA) is an independent unit of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge (AAC). It came into legal existence by Legislative Decree 92/2011, April 19th, wherein the Statutes of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge were approved, in compliance with the provisions laid out in the Andalusian Law 16/2007 of Science and Knowledge.

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG: - external quality assurance of study programmes (ex-ante verification, follow-up/monitoring and ex-post re-accreditation)
- reviews of private universities for recognition
- evaluation of innovative teaching projects and accreditation of foreign language domains
- institutional accreditation and accreditation of Quality Assurance Systems (new)
ENQA membership: Full member


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