The accreditation process

Benefits of accreditation Accreditation and reaccreditation process Decision by BoC

Appeal procedure Annual Programme Report Accreditation Timeline

 

Decision by the Board of Commissioners

Based on the Review Report, the Institution’s SER and all additional documentation provided by the Institution and the Review Team, ECBE’s Board of Commissioners:

  • grants / extends the accreditation to the programme for a period of 5 years, or,
  • grants / extends accreditation to the programme for a shorter period, from 2 to 4 years, if some non-compliances with the standards are found; deadlines to eliminate these are given to the Institution, or,
  • does not grant accreditation to the programme if significant non-compliances with the standards have been identified, or,
  • does not extend the accreditation if significant non-compliances with the standards have been identified and insufficient  progress was made by the Institution during the period since the last accreditation.

After the expiry of the deadline referred to in the second indent of the first paragraph above, the ECBE shall again (second time) make an evaluation (site visit), on the basis of which it shall extend the accreditation to the study program for a period of 5 years, if no major deficiencies or inconsistencies in achieving standards have been identified. If these are identified, ECBE’s BoC:

  • shall extend the accreditation to the study program for a shorter period, which may not be longer than 4 years, and give the institution a deadline for their elimination; or
  • does not extend the accreditation to the study program if significant incompliance with the standards has been identified throughout the period since the last accreditation.

After the expiration of the deadline referred to in the preceding paragraph, the ECBE shall carry out an evaluation for the third time, on the basis of which it may:

  • extend the accreditation to the study program for a period of 5 years or
  • not reextend the accreditation, provided that significant incompliances have been identified throughout the period since the last accreditation.

The decision about accreditation, as taken by the BoC, is communicated to the ECBE Member – applicant with the “Decision letter” by the ECBE Director of Accreditation.

 

 

ECBE's 2019 Conference

on

Digital transformations
in Business Education
Brussels, May 24th - May 25th, 2019

Pre conference seminar:
ENQA Registration and ECBE 2.0:
Future Oriented Accreditation
in a Global Perspective
Brussels, May 23rd, 2019

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ENQA registration process

  • 14/05/2019: ECBE submits the application for EQAR registration
  • 15/04/2019: ENQA and ECBE agree on the full membership time-line; contract is signed
  • 14/01/2019: The General Meetings in Brussels approve the new Statutes
  • 27/12/2018: The BoD sends out answers on the questions and remarks from Members regarding the new Statutes
  • 04/12/2018: The BoD convokes the Special and Extraordinary General Meetings to discuss and agree upon the new Statutes 
  • 30/11/2018: The BoD agreed on the new Statutes of the Agency, in line with ENQA regulations

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Important decisions

  • 02/05/2019: The BoD approves the Bye-Laws, version 2.0.
  • 02/05/2019: The BoD approves the Stage0 procedure about Membership of Members with programmes notified for accreditation.
  • 02/05/2019: The BoD welcomes Prof. Marc Van Gastel, Belgium, as the key-note speaker at the Annual Conference.
  • 02/05/2019: The BoD confirms the status of Member with Programmes Notified for Accreditation of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics.
  • 05/04/2019: The BoD approved the Bye-Laws, version 1.0.
  • 01/04/2019: The BoD approves the membership of the Public Administration Academy of the Republic of Armenia.

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