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Open consultation on the methodology for the ex-post certification of internal quality assurance systems (IQAs)

Consulta certificació SGIQAQU Catalunya is committed to transparency for its activities. . This can be seen, for example, in the publication of all QA review reports and handbooks explaining the QA procedures that it undertakes. The Agency wishes to go one step further in this direction and will hold a public consultation on the methodology used for the ex-post certification of IQAs. . The purpose of the consultation is to produce a final document that is based on maximum consensus with the different stakeholders.

Contributions to this consultation from anyone with an interest in the quality assurance of higher education are welcome, mainly covering the following groups:

  • Vice-rectors in charge of quality assurance and academic programming and governance
  • QA units
  • Programme coordinators and managers
  • Teaching staff
  • Students (alumni, current and prospective)
  • Others

In order to participate in the consultation, please read the accreditation methodology prepared by AQU Catalunya. Text highlighted in red corresponds to modifications made to the published guidebook.

PDF Guide to the ex-post certification of internal quality assurance systems (IQAs) (version for public consultation)

fill out the following document:

WORD Open consultation on the Guide to the ex-post certification of internal quality assurance systems (IQAs)

and send it by e-mail to, attn.: Open consultation IQAs ex-post certification guide. The deadline for the reception of questionnaires is 31 October 2017.