* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.
The National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi), well-known as BAN-PT, is an independent agency for evaluation, whose main task is to decide on the adequacy of a program and/or education unit at the higher education level, referring to national standards of education. Higher education accreditation is the evaluation of adequacy of a program and/or institution of higher education, based on criteria that have been established to provide quality assurance to the community. To undertake higher education accreditation, the government established the National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education. BAN-PT is a non-structural, non-profit, independent agency under the National Education Minister.
[Last update: February 14, 2022]