British Accreditation Foundation (BAF) offers accreditation for Middle East Universities
British Accreditation Foundation (BAF) started offering applications for Middle East Universities.
BAF offers two types of accreditation for higher education institutions: institutional or specialized (programmatic). Institutional accreditation looks at the institution in its entirety, whereby specialized accreditation is discipline specific. These different types of accreditation, while there are often elements of overlap, are not dependent upon one another.
In general the accreditation process involves evaluation by an external body based upon a set of agreed standards. If the standards are met, accreditation is granted. There are two types of accreditation for higher education institutions: institutional or specialized (programmatic).
The accreditation process is a comprehensive review of a university mission, faculty qualifications, and curricula, and the process includes self-evaluations, peer-reviews, committee reviews, and the development of in-depth strategic plans. Accreditation ensures that students are learning material most relevant to their field of study, preparing them to be effective leaders upon graduation.
Accredited Universities will benefit by using BAF's recommended Curriculum, have their certificates approved, Boosting Reputation, obtain Web Platform for advertising and have Support & Advice where possible.