European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

AQU - Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency

Agència per a la Qualitat del Sistema Universitari de Catalunya

Admission valid until: 2022-06-30 (listed since 2008-12-05)
Based in*: Spain
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Spain
Reports by the agency: http://estudis.aqu.cat/informes/Web/Inici
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: http://www.aqu.cat
Address: Carrer dels Vergos,
08017 Barcelona
Contact Person: Maria Giné
Phone: +34 93 268 89 50
Fax: +34 93 268 89 51
Email: secretariat@aqu.cat

Information on the agency's work

The Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency, AQU Catalunya, is the main
instrument for the promotion and assurance of quality in the Catalan higher education system. AQU Catalunya is entrusted with the assessment, accreditation and certification of quality in the universities and higher education institutions in Catalonia.

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG: - Programme level external reviews,
- Institutional level external reviews.
- Review of institutions offering foreign degrees.
- International quality assurance by AQU.
ENQA membership: Full member of ENQA


  We aim to keep information on the register as accurate and reliable as possible. Please inform us should you note any inaccurate or misleading information, or refer to our Complaints Policy.
*   This is the country in which the agency has its registered address. Information on the formal status of the agency and its decisions in the country's education system should be obtained from the competent national authorities.
**   List of EHEA countries where the agency has evaluated, accredited or audited higher education institutions or programmes during the past five years. This information is provided by the agency for informational purposes, in order to allow users to identify which agencies have experience with working in a specific higher education system. It does not necessarily imply formal recognition of the agency's results or decisions in those countries.
1 All references to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, on this site shall be understood in full compliance with United Nation’s Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.