Formerly the EEAA

Institutional Accreditation Application

To be used by institutions requesting Institutional accreditation.

Institutional Accreditation Application

General information

Institutional accreditation information

Is your institution a member of the ECTE?
Note: membership in the ECTE is the first phase in the accreditation process. If you are not an ECTE member, please apply
Is your institution/programmes accredited by other agencies?
Requesting Recognition of Prior Institutional Accreditation
Institutional accreditation can be waived where it has already been granted by another recognised quality assurance agency. In this case, the following special procedures apply.
Has your institution been in operation for at least three years and graduated at least one cohort of students in any one of your programmes?
This criterion is in place to ensure the stability of new institutions before entering the accreditation process and to generate evidence of the required standards over time. If you are a newly founded institution, contact for further guidance.
At what level(s) does the institution operate? *
At what level(s) will you seek ECTE accreditation? *
A separate application will need to be made for each programme once you have obtained institutional accreditation. The ECTE Qualification Framework can be found in Appendix A of the 'Standards and Guidelines' for ECTE accreditation.
Indicate the delivery modes in use in your institution
Please indicate more than one if applicable.
More information can be found in 'Guidelines for Distance and Online Education' (


Following the approval of your institutional accreditation application, you will need to 1) produce an Institutional Self-Evaluation Report (I-SER) and 2) receive a site visit before 3) final accreditation approval. Please indicate approximate dates for each of these events (these are not final and will entail negotiation with the ECTE). Once you have institutional accreditation, you can initiate the procedures for programme accreditation. See more in 'Criteria and Procedures' for ECTE accreditation (
Preference for site visit


Please indicate your level of interaction with the following documents and procedures. Visit to access these documents.
Note: For institutions delivering distance or online education, it is compulsory to refer to the additional/revised Guidelines for Distance and Online Education. For institutions delivering programmes leading to micro-credentials, it is compulsory to refer to the additional/revised Guidelines for Micro-credentials.
Please indicate the years for which you have regularly paid ECTE fees

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