Criteria and Procedures

This page features the Criteria and Procedures for ECTE Accreditation. Here is synopsis of the contents of this document:

INTRODUCTION
1. MEMBERSHIP PROCEDURES
  • 1.1 – Membership criteria
  • 1.2 – Membership Procedures
  • 1.3 – Summary of membership phase
2 – INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION PROCEDURES
  • 2.1 – Institutional accreditation criteria
  • 2.2 – Institutional accreditation procedures
  • 2.3 – Summary of institutional accreditation phase
3 – PROGRAMME ACCREDITATION PROCEDURES
  • 3.1 – Programme accreditation criteria
  • 3.2 – Programme accreditation procedures
  • 3.3 – Summary of programme accreditation phase
4 – MAINTAINING ACCREDITATION
  • 4.1 – Annual reporting
  • 4.2 – Cyclical review

These Criteria and Procedures for ECTE Accreditation were presented to the ECTE General Assembly in Rome, 28-30 November, 2019 and are valid for all ECTE accreditation post-December 2019. These criteria and procedures are to be read conjunction with the Standards and Guidelines for ECTE Accreditation and with the series of ECTE Supplemental Guidelines for QA.

Due to the difficulties in international travel during the COVID-19, the ECTE Council has approved criteria and procedures for alternative online site visits Guidelines for Online Site Visits.  This document integrates the existing Guidelines for Site Visits.