- What is an accreditation?
It is a process carried out by an agency external to Higher Education Institutions, that offers recognition for the research and teaching merits of lecturers and professors.
- How many types of accreditation are there and when can they be applied for?
Lecturers and professors can request accreditation via the Spanish State Agency (ANECA) or the Regional Agency (AQU).
- The Spanish National University Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency (ANECA) has a call that is open all year round. It has different programmes to evaluate teaching and research activities among lecturers and professors, such as:
- The PEP Programme (Programme for the Evaluation of Professors and Lecturers as far as hiring is concerned): This programme evaluates the positions of Instructor, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer in a Private University
- The ACADEMIA programme: This programme evaluates the profiles of applicants who are candidates to become Senior Lecturers and Full Professors
- The Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency (AQU) has two calls per year:
- Assistant Lecturer.
- Research (Senior Lecturer).
- Advanced Research (Full Professor).
- What do you need to apply?
The criterion for the issue of reports varies depending on the accreditation and the agency. You can find more information by clicking on each of the links provided above.
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