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AEQES - Agence pour l'Evaluation de la Qualité de l'Enseignement Supérieur

Notes: Validity: AEQES has applied for renewal of inclusion. Its registration remains fully valid pursuant to §4.2 of the EQAR Procedures for Applications, until a decision on renewal has been made.

Note: AEQES' registration was provisionally extended under the Policy on Transition to the Revised ESG, in order to allow AEQES to be reviewed against the ESG 2015.
Admission valid until: 2016-12-31 (listed since 2012-12-03)
Based in*: Belgium
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Belgium
Reports by the agency: http://www.aeqes.be/rapports_intro.cfm
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: www.aeqes.be
Address: 1, Rue Adolphe Lavallée
Brussels 1080
Belgium
Contact Person: Caty Duykaerts
Phone: +32(0)2 6908809
Email: caty.duykaerts@aeqes.be

Information on the agency's work

AEQES is responsible for assessing the quality of all bachelor and master programmes of FWB (French‐speaking Belgium). The focus is on quality‐enhancement (AEQES Decree 2008: no accreditation, no impact on funding). Programmes are clustered, so an extra outcome is, per cluster, a system‐wide analysis of the provision of education in a specific domain. A compulsory follow‐up evaluation procedure has been implemented. AEQES implements
regular collaboration with other agencies (CTI, MusiQuE).

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG: AEQES implements external evaluations of programmes (including follow-up
evaluations).
ENQA membership: Full Member

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