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The Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO - in Dutch:Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie) is the independent accreditation organisation set up by the Dutch and Flemish governments, whose primary goal it is to provide an expert and objective judgement of the quality of higher education in Flanders and the Netherlands.

NVAO website



QANU (Quality Assurance Netherlands Universities) is a quality assurance agency which primarily aims at assessing degree and research programmes offered by universities in the Netherlands. QANU contributes to the national system of external quality assurance in higher education by providing insight in the quality of education and research, thus enabling universities to account for their activities in these areas and to further improve the quality of their education and research.

QANU website

Accredited in 2011


The AACSB accreditation ranks the Faculty of Economics and Business among the best 5% of business schools in the world. AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide. AACSB evaluates a business school’s mission, faculty qualifications and contributions, programmes, and other critical areas on a five year review cycle. Particular important for AACSB are the assurance of learning standards. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

AACSB website

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