Accreditation of study programs: 8 years
System accreditation: 8 years
Alternative procedures: up to 8 years
According to the European Standards and Guidelines (ESG), the accreditation process contains a self-evaluation, a site visit, and a report by independent external experts including a student member. While the assessment procedure is organised by a recognized accreditation agency listed in the European Quality Assurance Register (EQAR) the decision is taken by the German Accreditation Council.
Mandatory for Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees
Accreditation is voluntary for study programs which are completed by state examinations (Staatsprüfung), for example those who prepare to work as a physician.
[Last update: February 26, 2021]