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International collaborations

The NVAO is recognised and accredited as a bi-national accreditation organisation. It performs its tasks in an international perspective, within the context of the European Bologna process and in accordance with the European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance.

At European level NVAO is:

  • registered in in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR);
  • member, Board member, and providing the secretariat of the European Consortium for Accreditation in higher education (ECA); 
  • full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA);
  • full member of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). 

The NVAO provides its accreditation data to the European website Qrossroads.


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More information

Contact: Mark Frederiks, Coordinator International Policy