Accreditation and Quality Assurance
Joint programmes alike with other study programmes that higher education institutions intend to offer, require an approval or accreditation by a designated authority. The regulations and processes differ from country to country and from institution to institution.
Below you find links to relevant websites concerning accreditation and quality assurance on national level.
Accreditation and quality assurance:
- Denmark - Ministry of Higher Education and Science (in Danish)
- Finland - Ministry of Education and Culture (in Finnish / in Swedish)
Iceland - Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (in Icelandic / in English) and Rannís(in English)
Norway - NOKUT (in Norwegian)
Sweden - UKÄ Swedish higher education authority: laws and regulations and database on the right to award a degree (in Swedish)
Links to Nordic quality assurance agencies web pages:
- Denmark: Denmark - Danmarks Akkrediteringsinstitution - quality assurance (in Danish)
- Finland: Karvi (in Finnish / Swedish)
Iceland: Rannís (in English)
Norway: NOKUT (in Norwegian)
Sweden: UKÄ Swedish higher education authority (in Swedish)
Nordic network of Quality Assurance agencies: NOQA
In addition to the resources above, you might find it useful to consult the Nordic National Recognition Information Centre's (NORRIC) webpage that gathers the information from Nordic ENIC/NARIC Network.