European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

ZEvA - Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency

Zentrale Evaluations - und Akkreditierungsagentur

Admission valid until: 2021-06-30 (listed since 2009-04-08)
Based in*: Germany
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
Reports by the agency: http://www.zeva.org/programmakkreditierung/akkreditierte-studiengaenge/
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: www.zeva.org
Address: Lilienthalstrasse 1
30179 Hannover
Contact Person: Hermann Reuke
Phone: +49 511 54355 700
Fax: +49 511 54355 999
Email: reuke@zeva.org

Information on the agency's work

ZEvA is based in Hanover, Germany and has been active in the field of
quality assurance in higher education since 1995. ZEvA's main fields of
activity are evaluation, accreditation, auditing and certification in the areas of
teaching and learning as well as higher education governance and
management and has cooperated with numerous HEIs in Germany, the
EHEA and beyond. ZEvA is a founding member of ECA, a member of ENQA
and participates in the Joint Quality Initiative (JQI).

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG:
  • Programme Accreditation in Germany
  • System Accreditation in Germany
  • Institutional, programme, subject and thematic evaluation
  • Certification in tertiary education
  • International programme and institutional accreditation
  • Quality Audits in Austria
  • Programme Accreditation in Switzerland
ENQA membership: Full member


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**   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.
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