Royal Decree 420/2015, of 29 May, on the creation, recognition, authorisation and accreditation of universities and university centers, introduces the figure of institutional accreditation of public and private university centers as an alternative to the model for accreditation of official university qualifications regulated in Royal Decree 1393/2007, of 29 October, which establishes the organisation of official university education. In its article 14, the aforementioned Royal Decree regulates the application for institutional accreditation, the requirements that university centers must meet to obtain it, and the period of validity of the accreditation (five years).
The main objective of this programme is to generate sufficient confidence in the centers and in their ability to provide training that guarantees the satisfaction of the needs and expectations of the students and of society. This confidence will be supported by transparent public information and accountability.
Universities whose centers have obtained institutional accreditation will be able, while maintaining their effects, to renew the accreditation of the official degrees they teach without having to undergo the procedure of accreditation renewal per degree.
All the official university degrees corresponding to the accredited center will incorporate as the date of renewal of accreditation in the Register of Universities, Centres and Degrees, the date corresponding to the resolution of institutional accreditation of the Council of Universities.
The evaluation will be requested from ACPUA.
Applicant centers must have the certification of their Internal Quality Assurance System and must have renewed the accreditation of half of their degree and master's degrees.
The SEC is responsible for evaluating applications for institutional accreditation.
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