Spain

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  • Membership in EQAR
    Spain has been a Governmental Member of EQAR since February 2008.

    Read more: all Governmental Members of EQAR

  • General information on higher education

    Higher education comprises university and professional studies. 

  • National external quality assurance requirements

    The evaluation of the quality of universities is the responsibility of the Autonomous Communities. 

    • Ex-ante and Ex-post programme evaluation.

    • Institutional evaluations.

  • Cross-border quality assurance

    In Spain higher education institutions may not choose among EQAR-registered agencies.

    Read more: countries where higher education institutions may choose a suitable EQAR-registered agency

  • European Approach for Quality Assurance of Joint Programmes

    In Spain the European Approach is available to higher education institutions under certain conditions.

    All Joint Programmes 'Erasmus Mundus' are exempt from the Spanish QA procedure and thus could employ the European Approach for the QA of their degree 

    Additional information: https://www.boe.es/buscar/pdf/2007/BOE-A-2007-18770-consolidado.pdf  - page 20

    Read more: countries where the European Approach is available to higher education institutions

  • Further information

Registered agencies operating in Spain