Accreditation Organisation of
the Netherlands and Flanders

Parkstraat 28
2514 JK The Hague
P.O. Box 85498
2508 CD The Hague
The Netherlands
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The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders NVAO was established by the Dutch and Flemish governments as an independent accreditation organisation tasked with providing an expert and objective assessment of the quality of higher education in the Netherlands and Flanders. 



The database contains the Dutch and Flemish professional orientated and academic higher education programmes assessed by NVAO.


Stephan van Galen appointed as General Director of the Bureau of the University of Groningen
Dr Stephan van Galen, secretary of the Executive Board and member of the Management Team of the Accreditation Organisati...
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Quality Code and Frameworks endorsed by Flemish Government
Following the adoption of the draft of the Decree of the Flemish Parliament last week, today all NVAO Frameworks and the...
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Flemish Parliament overwhelmingly approves revision to the system of quality assurance and accreditation in higher education
On 10 June 2015, the Flemish Parliament discussed and approved a law amending the Codex Higher Education thus revising t...
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Guidelines for Good Practice for Awarding Joint Degrees

How to award a joint degree in such a way that it is recognisable and indeed recognised? The Guidelines for Good Practice for Awarding Joint Degrees cover all aspects of the joint programme, the degree and the Diploma Supplement. The Guidelines provide higher education institutions (and their joint programmes) with examples of good practices.

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