European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

IEP - Institutional Evaluation Programme

Admission valid until: 2019-01-31 (listed since 2011-12-15)
Based in*: Switzerland
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey
Reports by the agency: http://www.iep-qaa.org/reports-publications.html
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: http://www.iep-qaa.org/
Address: IEP c/o EUA
114 rue du Rhône
Case postale 3174
1211 Geneva 3
Contact Person: Anna Gover
Phone: + 41 22 552 02 94
Fax: +32 2 230 57 51
Email: info@iep-qaa.org

Information on the agency's work

Consistent with institutional autonomy, the mission of the Institutional Evaluation Programme (IEP) is to support higher education institutions and systems in developing their strategic leadership and capacity to manage change through a process of voluntary institutional evaluations. IEP is a European evaluation programme launched in 1994 and has, to date, carried out nearly 400 evaluations and follow-up evaluations of diverse higher education institutions in 49 countries worldwide.

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG:
  • Institutional evaluations to higher education institutions.
  • (upon request) Coordinated evaluations at the national or regional level.
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.
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.