AI is an independent public institution established on 1 September 2007. Duties are regulated by the Accreditation Act of 27 March 2007. The institution is funded by and operates under the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education, but performs accreditations independently from the Ministry and HEIs.
The Accreditation Institution is composed of two entities: the Accreditation Council, which is tasked with the accreditation and approval of university study programmes; and the agency, ACE Denmark, which is responsible for the analysis and preliminary assessment of programmes. The institution performs pre-accreditation, accreditation and approval of programmes at a higher educational level. Furthermore, the institution is inter alia working on developing methods and techniques for quality assurance, gathering and disseminating of relevant national and international accreditation experiences, and contributing to the further development of the accreditation concept.
AI’s most recent external review report can be found here.
AI is registered on EQAR.