European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

AQAS - Agency for Quality Assurance through Accreditation of Study Programmes

AQAS - Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen e.V.

Admission valid until: 2022-01-31 (listed since 2010-05-25)
Based in*: Germany
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Oman, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom
Reports by the agency: http://www.aqas.de/programmakkreditierung/akkreditierte-studienprogramme/
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: www.aqas.de
Address: Hohenstaufenring 30-32
50674 Köln
Contact Person: Doris Herrmann
Phone: +49 221 99 50 06 21
Fax: +49 221 99 50 06 99
Email: herrmann@aqas.de

Information on the agency's work

AQAS e.V. ‐ established in 2002 ‐ is an agency for quality assurance in the higher education area. AQAS is accredited by the German Accreditation Council and authorised to award its seal to German study programmes and institutions. The agency carries out accreditation procedures for study programmes of all disciplines provided by higher education institutions and for quality assurance systems of higher education institutions.

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG:
  • Programme accreditation in Germany.
  • System accreditation in Germany.
  • Programme accreditation international.
  • Institutional accreditation international.
  • Accreditation of joint programmes.
  • Institutional and programme accreditation in Oman.
ENQA membership: Full member


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