AAC-DEVA • Andalusian Agency of Knowledge, Directorate of Evaluation and Accreditation

AAC-DEVA - Andalusian Agency of Knowledge

In Order 92/2011 the Statutes of the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge were approved. With their entry into force on 30 April 2011, the Andalusian Agency of Knowledge (AAC) was constituted as a government-run public entity with legal personality, as pronounced in the Regional Andalusian Law on Science and Knowledge 16/2007, December 3rd. According to the Statutes, it provides the Evaluation and Accreditation Directorate (DEVA) within the Agency of Knowledge “the competences of evaluation and accreditation of university activities; develop, manage, evaluate and accredit research activities.”

The main activities of the Agency are to:

  • Develop, promote and manage research.
  • Evaluate and accredit universities, teaching staff and the research activities conducted within the Andalusian System of Knowledge (SAC).
  • Establish criteria, standards, indicators and methodologies of evaluation and improvement of the Andalusian System of Knowledge.
  • Develop the implantation, in an objective and independent manner of follow-up, control and excellence systems in quality and research.
  • Evaluate and conduct follow-up assessments of I+D+i programs, establishing mechanisms of joint accreditation with other quality assurance agencies.
  • Promote innovation in higher education.

AAC-DEVA’s most recent external review report can be found here.

AAC-DEVA is registered on EQAR.

Contact information
ENQA history
Membership granted in 2000
Membership reconfirmed on 19 September 2019

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14006 Córdoba

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