AAC-DEVA - Andalusian Agency of Knowledge, Department of Evaluation and Accreditation

Agencia Andaluza del Conocimiento, Dirección de Evaluación y Acreditación

  • Substantial compliance with the ESG

Information on the agency's work

The Department of Evaluation and Accreditation (DEVA) is an independent unit of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge (AAC). It came into legal existence by Legislative Decree 92/2011, April 19th, wherein the Statutes of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge were approved, in compliance with the provisions laid out in the Andalusian Law 16/2007 of Science and Knowledge.

The aim of AAC-DEVA is the assessment, accreditation and certification of quality within the terms of reference of the Universities and higher education institutions in Andalusia. It covers the fields of institutional quality assessment, teaching staff accreditation and research evaluation.


Activities within the scope of ESG

  • Ex-ante verification of study programmes
  • Ex-post re-accreditation verification of study programmes
  • Follow-up/monitoring of study programmes
  • Institutional accreditation and accreditation of Quality Assurance Systems
  • Joint programme accreditation
  • Modification of study programmes
  • Reviews of private universities for recognition

Higher education systems where AAC-DEVA carried out external QA activities


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