European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education

IQAA - Independent Kazakh Agency for Quality Assurance in Education

Білім беру сапасын қамтамасыздандыру тәуелсіз қазақстандық агенттігі

Admission valid until: 2022-02-28 (listed since 2017-06-20)
Based in*: Kazakhstan
HE systems where agency conducted reviews**: Kazakhstan
Reports by the agency: http://iqaa.kz/en/component/k2/item/1216-reports-of-the-institutional-accreditation-of-heis
External review reports and EQAR decisions:

Contact details

Website: www.iqaa.kz
Address: Dostyk Str.20, Office 801
010000 Astana
Contact Person: Sholpan Kalanova
Phone: +77172273822
Fax: +77172273820
Email: skalanova@iqaa.kz

Information on the agency's work

IQAA is a non-governmental and non-profit organization created for the enhancement of the quality of education and competitiveness of Kazakhstani educational institutions; provision of information about institutions operating in good faith to all stakeholders in Kazakhstan and abroad. The mission of the Agency is to assist in the improvement of the quality of education in Kazakhstani educational institutions and the enhancement of their competitiveness at national and international levels.

External quality assurance activities in the scope of the ESG:
  • Institutional accreditation of higher education institutions;
  • Specialized accreditation of study programmes of higher education institutions;
  • Institutional accreditation of the educational departments of research organizations;
  • Specialized accreditation of study programmes of research organizations.
ENQA membership: Full member


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*   This is the country in which the agency has its registered address. Information on the formal status of the agency and its decisions in the country's education system should be obtained from the competent national authorities.
**   List of EHEA countries where the agency has evaluated, accredited or audited higher education institutions or programmes during the past five years. This information is provided by the agency for informational purposes, in order to allow users to identify which agencies have experience with working in a specific higher education system. It does not necessarily imply formal recognition of the agency's results or decisions in those countries.
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