ATHEA: Association for Transnational Higher Education Accreditation


The Association for Transnational Higher Education Accreditation (ATHEA) is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that is dedicated to quality assurance through institutional accreditation.
ATHEA is legally formed and registered in Vienna, Austria to promote the following activities:

  1. To provide educational, accrediting, quality assurance and other services to its member institutions. These are degree/diploma granting post-secondary educational institutions offering higher education. They can be located inside or outside the European Higher Education Area.
  2. To conduct voluntary, non-governmental peer review and make decisions concerning the accreditation or pre-accreditation status of member institutions.
  3. To seek registration on the European Quality Assurance Register (EQAR) for Higher Education.

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