A3ES is a member of the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA)


In its meeting of 13 June 2012 the European Consortium for Accreditation (ECA) has accepted A3ES as a member of the Consortium and consequently the Agency joined the ECA Agreement of Cooperation for the period from January 2012 until June 2015.

The aim of the Consortium is threefold: to achieve mutual recognition of accreditation and quality assurance decisions, enhancing the conditions for mutual recognition, especially for joint programmes; to provide a platform for mutual learning and disseminating experiences with accreditation and accreditation-like practices; and to provide transparent information on quality and to facilitate the internationalisation of institutions and programmes.