AACSB International (AACSB), a global nonprofit association, connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders.
Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and learning and development services to over 1,700 member organizations and more than 840 accredited business schools worldwide.
When educational, professional, and business organizations become members of the AACSB Business Education Alliance, they are part of a movement united to improve the quality of business education around the world. AACSB connects, shares, and inspires innovation and quality throughout the member network, as well as the business community. The collective strength of the organization is founded on diverse perspectives, a global mindset, and a commitment to making a difference.
The National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education “NAQAAE” was established by the issuing of Law No. 82 for the Year 2006 and its executive regulations organized by its corresponding Bylaws issued in 2007. NAQAAE is an independent public authority as stipulated by article “1” of the law 82-year 2006. It reports to the Egyptian President, Prime Minister and Parliament. A key part of NAQAAE role is to review how providers of higher education, such as universities and colleges, maintain their academic standards and quality. NAQAAE also produce a range of other guidance to help education providers that students receive a high-quality experience of higher education..
Founded in 1972, European Foundation for Management Development is a global, non-profit, membership-driven organisation dedicated to management development. It is recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities.
EQUIS accreditation is the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. It is acknowledged worldwide by potential students, faculty, employers, corporate clients and the media, often being a pre-requisite for entry to rankings.
Association of MBAs
Accreditation is at the heart of AMBA’s commitment to maintaining standards and fostering innovation in global postgraduate management education.
• We accredit MBA, DBA and Master’s Degree programmes at more than 260 Business Schools in over 75 countries;
• AMBA’s accreditation philosophy is centred on impact, employability and learning outcomes;
• Our rigorous accreditation criteria and assessment process ensure that only programmes that demonstrate the highest standards in teaching, learning and curriculum design; career development and employability ;, student, alumni and employer interaction achieve AMBA accreditation;
• Our accreditation is international in scope and reach and we work with senior academics at top global educational institutions to continuously update our accreditation policies and maintain our unique, in-depth and detailed approach;
• We believe accredited programmes should reflect changing trends and innovation in the postgraduate education sector. Our process reflects our commitment to fostering innovation and challenges and encourages business schools to continuously perform at the highest level.
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
The Mid-Atlantic Region Commission on Higher Education, doing business as the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), was formally incorporated under Pennsylvania Commonwealth law on March 1, 2013. From its origins in 1919 through February 2013, the Commission was a unit of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is now an independent corporation.
UIA - Union Internationale des Architectes – International Union of Architects
The UIA was founded on 28 June 1948 in Lausanne, Switzerland, following the merger of the Comité permanent international des Architectes and the Réunion International des Architectes. Its headquarters is located in Paris. The organisation is recognised as the only global architecture organisation by most United Nations agencies, including UNESCO, UNCHS, ESOSOC, UNIDO and the World Health Organization as well as the WTO. The current (2021-2023) president is José Luis Cortés from Mexico.
Through its Member Sections, the UIA is represented in over 100 countries and territories, geographically grouped into five regions:
Region I: Western Europe
Region II: Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East
Region III: The Americas
Region IV: Asia and Oceania
Region V: Africa
The governing bodies of the UIA are:
The Assembly: the supreme body of the UIA composed of delegates from UIA Member Sections in addition to Council members.
Council: between meetings of the Assembly, the Council is responsible for managing and directing the affairs of the Union. It is composed of 4 elected members from each of the UIA’s five regions in addition to the Bureau members.
Bureau: composed of the President, the Immediate Past President, the Secretary General, the Treasurer, and a Vice-President from each Region
Supreme Council of Universities
University education that pushes human development to effectively contribute to the development and implementation of the country's economic development plans and the application of modern technology.
Working on the independence of universities and preparing a distinguished graduate who is able to compete in the global labor market in order to achieve the link between university education and the needs of society and production
Developing and updating the performance of universities through the application of performance evaluation and quality assurance methods.
Achieving a knowledge society and encouraging innovation and creativity within the framework of scientific competition based on excellence
ABET - the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
a nonprofit, non-governmental agency that accredits programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
ABET accreditation provides assurance that a college or university program meets the quality standards of the profession for which that program prepares graduates.
We accredit programs, not institutions. We provide specialized accreditation for post-secondary programs within degree-granting institutions already recognized by national or regional institutional accreditation agencies or national education authorities worldwide.
Our accreditation is voluntary, and to date, 4,361 programs at 850 colleges and universities in 41 countries have received ABET accreditation. Over 175,000 students graduate from ABET-accredited programs each year, and millions of graduates have received degrees from ABET-accredited programs since 1932.
CEA’s mission is to protect the interests of students and promote excellence in the field of English language teaching and administration through accreditation of English language programs and institutions worldwide. CEA achieves its mission by advancing widely-held standards to foster student success and continuous program development through a rigorous process of regular self-assessment and peer evaluation.
American International Accreditation Association of Schools and Colleges
In 1992, American Educational Consulting Associates, Ltd. (AECA), which has been providing educational services to schools for over 25 years, instituted AIAASC. AIAASC has been providing accreditation for schools outside the United States that offer international programs or an American style curriculum. AIAASC equips the schools with various types of innovative and high-quality educational support that enhances schools and paves the way for them to reach high standards of education.
NASPAA - Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration
The Global Standard in Public Service Education
We promote the ideal of public service globally. We want the best prepared students to enter public service, and we want the best faculty to teach and research in our field. Everything we do focuses on these goals.
NASPAA Accreditation supports a global network of programs bound by a commitment to public service values, programmatic improvement, and educational quality.
IASIA IIAS IISA - International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration
IASIA is an entity of IIAS but has its own governance: Board of Management and General Assembly and its own network (members). It shares with IIAS the Secretariat.
The IIAS-IASIA will influence the global governance agenda through high impact events targeting and involving both public service and academe; production and dissemination of relevant knowledge on public governance; enabling collaborative and strategic projects with members and partners; and accrediting both academic and professional training programs in line with standards of best practices in public management.
EAPAA - European Association for Public Administration Accreditation
The European Association for Public Administration Accreditation (EAPAA) was founded in 1999 to develop and maintain a system for the voluntary accreditation of academic public administration programmes in Europe. The international recognition by peers is an important assurance for the quality of a degree programme.