Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya

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European standards and guidelines

AQU Catalunya is a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and has been registered with the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) since 2008. As a full member, the Agency had undergone an external review once every five years since 2007 in order to demonstrate its compliance with the Standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG), the aims of which are:

  • They set a common framework for quality assurance systems for learning and teaching at European, national and institutional level.
  • They enable the assurance and improvement of quality of higher education in the European Higher Education Area.
  • They support mutual trust, thus facilitating recognition and mobility within and across national borders.
  • They provide information on quality assurance in the EHEA.

External review 2017 of AQU Catalunya

Informe d'autoavaluació per ENQA



ENQA review

PDF External review ENQA: ENQA Agency Review: Catalan university quality assurance agency (AQU Catalunya) (21/06/2017)

PDF Letter from ENQA (14/07/2017)

PDF Letter from AQU to ENQA and analysis of AQU Catalunya's final external review report (14/09/2017)

PDF Letter from ENQA in addition to Membership decision of 21 June 2017 (27/02/2018)

EQAR review

PDF External review EQAR: Approval of the Application by AQU Catalunya - Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU) for Renewal of Inclusion on the Registe (21/11/2017)

PDF Letter from EQAR (21/11/2017)