Independent agency for accreditation and ranking

Independent agency for accreditation and rating

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On November 7, 2023, at the MQA International Conference 2023 in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, the Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) and the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the field of quality assurance in education.

The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), was established on 1 November 2007 with the coming in force of the Malaysian Qualifications Agency Act 2007.

The main role of the MQA is to implement the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF) as a basis for quality assurance of higher education and as the reference point for the criteria and standards for national qualifications. The MQA is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the quality assurance practices and accreditation of national higher education.

With the vision to be a global authority on quality assurance of higher education and the mission to put in place a system of quality assurance that is recognised internationally, the MQA is set to chart new boundaries in higher education