Transnational degree programmes represent one of the variants in which the internationalisation of higher education is apparent, and it is one of the areas in which AQU Catalunya, in its capacity as a university quality assurance agency, is actively involved. In accordance with the Catalan Universities Act (LUC), education institutions wishing to offer a programme leading to a degree awarded by a foreign institution that has no equivalent to a recognised degree in Catalonia, must be evaluated by AQU prior to authorisation by the Catalan Government.
The methodology proposed by AQU Catalunya envisages two instruments:
These two instruments, together with a site visit to the institution giving the programme, will provide the necessary information for the AQU report, which is necessary in order for the providing institution running the programme in Catalonia to receive authorisation, to be drawn up.
PDF Guide to the assessment of institutions offering foreign degrees in Catalonia (October 2016) New version!
|Institute of the Arts Barcelona: IAB|
PDF External evaluation report (May 2015)
|EDU España-Deutschland University Studies|
PDF eEternal evaluation report (May 2011)