EQ-Arts is an ENQA Affiliate.
EQ-Arts is a sector-specific, not-for-profit, foundation that represents a wide range of disciplines within the broad remit of the creative and performing arts and design (CPAD). Its focus is on enhancement-led quality assurance for higher arts education across the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and beyond. Through its activities, EQ-Arts supports higher arts education institutions in the self-evaluation and enhancement of their internal quality systems to promote a strong quality culture across the higher arts education sector.
The activities undertaken by EQ-Arts are based on the governing principle that all institutions will be treated fairly and equally in having open access to the professional knowledge and experience of EQ-Arts. Therefore, the mission of EQ-Arts is to assure and enhance quality across the CPAD sector as a whole in ways that are even-handed and impartial.
Operated and driven by a group of trained and highly experienced international peer quality experts in higher arts education, EQ-Arts co-operates with national QA agencies.