ATHEA is an ENQA Affiliate.
ATHEA is a voluntary, non-governmental, membership association that is dedicated to quality assurance and improvement through accreditation via peer evaluation. Accreditation by a Board of Commissioners instills public confidence in the institutional mission, goals, performance, and resources through its rigorous accreditation standards and their enforcement of those standards. ATHEA’s Standards for Accreditation are based on the ESG required for recognition by the European Quality Assurance Register in Higher Education (EQAR).
ATHEA promotes the following activities: 1) to provide educational, accrediting, quality assurance and other services to its member institutions. These are degree/diploma granting post-secondary educational institutions offering higher education; 2) to conduct voluntary, non-governmental peer review and make decisions concerning the accreditation or pre-accreditation status of member institutions; 3) to seek registration on EQAR