The establishment of the European Higher Education Area has been vital in the processes of internationalisation of Higher Education, putting the focus on the need to unify the quality criteria of university education.
In this context, the Valencian Agency for Assessment and Forecasting, is currently undergoing a process of internationalisation that began in 2016 when it became an affiliate of ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education).
ENQA’s mission is to promote the development of quality assurance in higher education by internationally representing Quality Assurance Agencies, supporting them nationally, providing services and facilitating opportunities for collaboration.
AVAP’s objective is now to become a member of ENQA in order to raise international awareness of the Agency’s work and to strengthen its links with the organisation representing the quality assurance agencies of the member states of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
In February 2021 AVAP submitted the application to become a full member of ENQA. On April the contract with ENQA and the Tripartite Terms of Reference (ToR) between AVAP, ENQA and EQAR was signed:
As part of this process, AVAP has prepared a Self Assessment Report that may be checked below:
For further information related to AVAP’s procedure within the ENQA’s review, click here