Through a network of worldwide accreditation agencies, AROQA provides accreditation with distinctive benefits that include:

  • International recognition of high quality, benchmarking, and comparison
  • An opportunity for self-learning and collaborative improvement process through engagement with peer reviews and audits and preparation of self-evaluation
  • Validation of academic programs and services at the national and international levels
  • Valuable professional development and quality improvement resulting in recognition and eligibility to issue internationally recognized academic degrees
  • General public assurance on the ability to provide high quality learning environments and to deliver quality educational experience to the students
  • Ease of credit transfer and student success in job placements


Program accreditation in the fields of economics, business, social sciences and law will be conducted in partnership with the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA), a well-established Swiss non-profit quality assurance agency which is a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and has been involved in the creation of the European Consortium of Accreditation (ECA) since 2003.

Accreditation in the fields of science, engineering and medical sciences is conducted in collaboration with the Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute (ACQUIN) which is a member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).


The quality assessment is based on a rigorous and comprehensive peer review followed by a site visit. AROQA standards are based on international standards which envision assessment of around 100 quality criteria.

Successful applicants will be granted the right to use the international partners' label in addition to the label of AROQA.