INDEPENDENT AGENCY FOR ACCREDITATION AND RATING (IAAR) is a leading international accreditation agency for the quality assurance of education founded in 2011
IAAR is registered in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education EQAR and is a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education ENQA.
(IAAR profile in EQAR https://www.eqar.eu/register/agencies/agency/?id=30)
IAAR is the first organization from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education WFME.
The activities of IAAR comply with the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG) and the World Federation for Medical Education WFME.
IAAR conducts international institutional and specialised (program) accreditation, which is recognised at the national level (in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Moldova), also carries out international accreditation in Russia, Romania, Uzbekistan and assigns its Quality Mark in other countries. The goal is to provide high quality educational services on the basis of international institutional and specialised (program) accreditation of educational organizations and conduct rating studies.
IAAR is a full member of European, Asian and American quality assurance networks and organisations: the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education INQAAHE; the US Council for Higher Education Accreditation CHEA International Quality Group CIQG; the International Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence IREG; Central and Eastern European Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education CEENQA; the Asia-Pacific Quality Network APQN.
IAAR has its representative office in the European Union, in the city of Riga (Latvia).
The main activities: