AKAST - Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Canonical Programmes of Studies in Germany
Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung kanonischer Studiengänge in Deutschland e.V.
- Substantial compliance with the ESG
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Registration valid until30/11/2023 (listed since 01/08/2021)
AKAST has applied for renewal of inclusion. Its registration remains fully valid pursuant to §4.5 of the EQAR Procedures for Applications, until a decision on renewal has been made.
EQAR registration decisions and reports on the agency
Information on the agency's work
Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung kanonischer Studiengänge in Deutschland e.V. (AKAST – Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Canonical Programmes of Studies in Germany) was established in 2008 by representatives of the Association of Faculties of Catholic Theology (KThF), the associations of theological disciplines (theologische Ar-beitsgemeinschaften) and ten theological faculties and schools of philosophy and theology.
The purpose of the association is to carry out peer review process of canonical study programmes in accordance with the Interstate Treaty and accreditation procedures of canonical study programmes, which are not recorded by the Interstate Treaty and to grant the quality seal of AKAST to those programmes of studies which it has accredited.
Activities within the scope of ESG
Higher education systems where AKAST carried out external QA activities
Auf der Schanz 49Germany
Contact PersonBarbara Reitmeier