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EUCLID information regarding authoritative and deceptive entities and information sources regarding higher education

 

In accordance with its intergovernmental mandate and statutes (Status Section III), EUCLID is called to "Establish and maintain Information Services" as well as to "Encourage education, research and the dissemination of research findings."

This page is a partial list that may be revised at any time. Please contact us to request any additions, deletions or modifications on this page.

1. AUTHORITATIVE SOURCES

International Association of Universities

Note: Widely considered as the point of reference of international higher education. IAU is housed by UNESCO and maintains an authoritative list of officially recognized institutions.

Note: the Permanent Secretariat of the IAU is called the International Universities Bureau.

UNESCO Portal on Higher Education

Note: In addition to the IAU/UNESCO handbook, UNESCO is now maintaining a portal with a list of Recognized Higher Education Institutions, also provided through authorized government channels.

European ENIC / NARIC network

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Note: This is the official network for the recognition of qualifications in Europe.

State of Maine (USA) - Department of Education

Note: A comprehensive and generally well-maintained list of institutions considered as "unaccredited" by this US state.

EDU (Voluntary Institutional System for Schools and Colleges)

Note: a newer international public body offering a voluntary accreditation process.


2. USEFUL SOURCES

PRIVATE ACCREDITING BODIES AND EVALUATORS ENJOYING SIGNIFICANT CREDIBILITY:

Note: some of these private organizations tend to focus on business education, notably MBAs.

Association of MBAs (UK)

Note: Respected private associations, mostly European members.

International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Note: International scope

European Foundation of Management Development (EFMD)

Note: Offers several labels including EQUIS, EPAS and CEL

World Evaluation Services

Note: For use of foreign credentials in the USA


3. UNQUALIFIED ENTITIES

BOGUS, DECEPTIVE OR OTHERWISE UNRECOGNIZED OR UNQUALIFIED PRIVATE ENTITIES CLAIMING TO FUNCTION AS ACCREDITORS OR AUTHORITATIVE EVALUATORS:

Accreditation Council for Distance Education (ACTDE)

Accreditation Council for Online Academia (ACOHE)

Accreditation Council of Online Education (ACOE)

Accreditation Panel for Online Colleges and Universities (APTEC)

Accrediting Commission International (ACI)

American Accrediting Association of Theological Institutions

American Council of Private Colleges and Universities

Association of Distance Learning Programs (ADLP)

Association of Private Colleges and Universities

Association for Online Academic Accreditation

Association for Online Excellence

Association for Online Academic Excellence

Board of Online Universities Accreditation (BOUA)

Council of Online Higher Education

Distance and Online Universities Accreditation Council (DOUAC)

Distance Learning International Accreditation Association (DEIAA)

Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC)

Global Accreditation Bureau (GAB)

Global Accreditation Commission for Distance Education (GACDE)

International Commission for Higher Education

International Accreditation Agency for Online Universities (IAAOU)

International Accreditation Association for Online Education (IAAFOE)

International Accreditation Commission (IAC)

International Accreditation Commission for Online Universities (IACOU) (Kingston)

International Accreditation Organization (IAO)

International Council on Education (ICE)

International Education Ministry Accreditation Association

International Online Education Accrediting Board (IOEAB)

National Academic Higher Education Agency (NACHE)

National Academy of Higher Education

National Accreditation and Certification Board (NACB)

National Board of Education (NBOE)

National College Accreditation Council (NCAC)

National Commission of Accredited Schools (NCAS)

National Distance Learning Accreditation Council (NDLAC)

Organization for Online Learning Accreditation (OKOLA)

Universal Accreditation Council (UAC)

Universal Council for Online Education Accreditation (UCOEA)

Verifile / Accredibase [see "the Verifile / Accredibase case"]

World Association of Universities and Colleges (WAUC)

World Online Education Accrediting Commission (WOEAC)

World-Wide Accreditation Commission of Christian Educational Institutions (WWAC)

Worldwide Higher Education Accreditation Society (WHEAS)

 


   

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