AAIW is to stimulate and improve the quality of higher education in the Islamic world.
AQAAIW has the following objectives:
AQAAIW involves two categories of membership: full and associate. As full members of AQAAIW can be government agencies of external quality assurance or public authorities responsible for external quality assurance of higher education in the Islamic world, or other organizations approved by the Executive Committee. Associate members of AQAAIW can be interested organizations from Islamic countries that are actively involved in the evaluation process, accreditation, maintain or enhance the quality of higher education approved by the Executive Committee.
Currently, there are 37 members in AQAAIW: 16 - full, 21 - associated.
IAAR is a full member of the AQAAIW.