The Agència Valenciana d’Avaluació i Prospectiva (AVAP) is an independent entity created with the aim of guaranteeing the quality and excellence of the higher Education valencian systems, innovation, and public services, through evaluation and forecasting. AVAP, with its own legal personality and assets and full capacity to act for the fulfilment of its aims, is attached to the Conselleria de Innovación, Universidades, Ciencia y Sociedad Digital.
AVAP may undertake the following functions:
Evaluation, assessment, certification and accreditation of university institutions, programmes, teaching staff and other related activities established by the Law of Universities and other legal regulations.
Assessment of technological, business, research and developing projects.
Prospective and analysis of new technological, scientific and research activities to support higher education policies at the Comunitat Valenciana.
The evaluation and accreditation of the quality of university centres, their policies, and programmes.