A3ES - Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation of Higher Education

Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior


Information on the agency's work

A3ES is a private law foundation, established for an indeterminate period of time, with legal status and recognised as being of public utility. A3ES is responsible for the assessment and accreditation of higher education institutions and their study programmes, and to promote the integration of Portugal in the European system of quality assurance of higher education.


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Activities within the scope of ESG

  • Assessment/accreditation of study programmes in operation.
  • Audit of internal quality assurance systems.
    View 12 reports on 12 institutions
  • Joint programme accreditation
  • Prior accreditation of new study programmes.