AHPGS - Accreditation Agency in Health and Social Sciences

Akkreditierungsagentur im Bereich Gesundheit und Soziales

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Information on the agency's work

The AHPGS promotes the quality and transparency of universities and their study programs through accreditation procedures in Germany and abroad. AHPGS is accredited by the German Accreditation Council. In 2016, the Swiss Accreditation Council authorised AHPGS to conduct procedures of programme accreditation and institutional accreditation in Switzerland according to Swiss law (“Higher Education Act, HEdA”). Since 2015, AHPGS has been entitled to carry out audits at universities and colleges in Austria in accordance with § 22 (2) of the Austrian Quality Assurance Act.

The focus of AHPGS' work is the external quality assurance of Bachelor's and Master's degrees in the area of Health and Social Sciences.


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Activities within the scope of ESG

  • Institutional audit in Austria
  • Institutional audit in Slovenia
  • Institutional evaluation in Romania
  • Programme accreditation abroad
  • Programme accreditation in Austria
  • Programme accreditation in Germany
  • Programme evaluation in Romania
  • System accreditation in Germany