European Accreditation Agency for the Life Sciences

EAALS aims to enhance the quality of degree programmes and higher educational institutions in life sciences through quality assurance and international accreditation.

Key questions?

Who we are and who leads EAALS?

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How can I apply for the quality assurance evaluation of my degree programme?

How will EAALS accredit my degree programme?

 

Who we are

EAALS is an international European Accreditation Agency for the Life Sciences and was formally established in 2008 by the General Assembly of ICA, the Association of European Life Science Universities.

EAALS mission is to enhance the quality of degree programmes and higher educational institutions in life sciences and the rural environment, through quality assurance and international accreditation.

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EAALS Workshop - Quality Assurance for Master Degree Programmes : Adopting Good Practice

The EAALS offers this workshop as a forum to share good practice for the quality assurance and enhancement of Master degree programmes.   The Workshop was recently held at the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb. If you would like hold the Workshop at your University please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 
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EAALS, the European Accreditation Agency for the Life Sciences, was formally instituted in 2008.  EAALS is an international accreditation agency crossing national boundaries. 

 The EAALS Board This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for undertaking the quality assurance review and accreditation of your degree programmes, particularly of international degree programmes designed to attract international students from Europe and beyond.

International accreditation of degree programmes delivered by a single institution

·         allows direct comparison with similar degree programmes internationally

·         demonstrates that the degree programme is relevant to the needs and expectations of international students

·         can be used to promote the degree programme world wide

In addition the International accreditation of degree programmes delivered by two or more institutions

·         ensures the overall coherence and effectiveness of degree programmes delivered by two or more universities

·         indicates that there is evidence for added value provided by internationalisation in the delivery of the degree programme which is expressed by mobility of students between the cooperating universities

·         is more efficient in the time spent in accreditation compared with submission to two or more national agencies

If you would like to discuss the possibility of accreditation of your degree programme by EAALS please contact the EAALS Secretariat.

If a degree programme is accredited the accreditation will be valid for five years, re-accreditation will be required before the five years has passed or the accreditation will lapse.

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