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.


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

  • Peer review institutional evaluation
  • Programme accreditation (AKAST quality seal)
  • Programme accreditation in Germany
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Higher education systems where AKAST carried out external QA activities


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