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Accreditation is the approval for the inclusion of an Institution or a Programme of Study in a list of accredited Institutions or accredited Programmes of Study as a result of an enactment, through which it is formally recognized that the Institution or Programme has met certain predetermined minimal criteria or standards.

The competent authority in the Republic of Cyprus for carrying out Programme evaluation and Accreditation of the Private Institutions of Higher Education is The Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education.
Main Criteria regulating Evaluation-Accreditation Procedure in Cyprus:

  • Mission and objectives of the educational institution
  • Curriculum of the Programmes of Study
  • Faculty and Staff
  • Infrastructure and Resources (buildings, laboratories, equipment etc.)
  • Administration
  • Financial resources

Quality Assurance framework

The College is committed to maintain its academic standards and enhance the quality of its learning and teaching provisions.

The professionalism and dedication of Faculty and Administrative staff, individually and collectively, make a vital contribution to the enhancement of provision of quality assurance.

For students: the College is committed to provide a high quality learning experience providing student satisfaction. The direct contribution that students make to this, by providing feedback, advice and suggestions, is critical. Input from students is a key feature of all College quality enhancement and assurance processes.

For staff: The quality and commitment of staff are critical to maintaining and enhancing the high quality of learning & teaching. The College fully recognises that all staff, both academic and administrative reflects its quality standards.

The College under the guidance of The Cyprus Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education adopts the standards and guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area ESG 2015.

 Quality Assurance 

The College has in place a set of procedures that examine and assure that quality is experienced consistently across all aspects of the College operations. These are shown below:

  • The Student Satisfaction Survey
  • Suggestion/Complaint Box
  • Lecturer Evaluation by the Dean
  • Faculty Staff Self Appraisal
  • Lecturer/Course Evaluation by the student
  • Assessment of Administrative Staff Performance
  • Administrative Staff Self Appraisal
  • Staff Development and Support
  • Annual Programme Review