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The Council for Higher Education Accreditation/International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations, higher education providers, organizations and governments in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education quality.

Organizations worldwide have already entered into this affiliation as part of addressing higher education quality internationally.

Click here to view a copy of the Memorandum. The Memorandum is based on the seven International Quality Principles developed by CHEA/CIQG in 2015.



The Memorandum has now been expanded to include higher education providers, higher education organizations and governments that are CIQG members and acknowledged as competent authorities. If you are interested in signing the Memorandum, please inform CHEA by email to and send a copy of your logo. CHEA will then send a completed Memorandum with your name and logo incorporated for your signature.

To date, organizations that have signed the Memorandum of Affiliation with CIQG are:

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Agency for Science and Higher Education Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
British Accreditation Countil
European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Ontario Colleges Quality Assurance Service
Federación de Instituciones Mexicanas Particulares de Educación Superior
International Board of Standards
Independent Kazakh Quality Assurance Agency for Education
Postsecondary Education Quality Assessment Board
Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education Quality and Qualifications Ireland
Quality and Qualifications Ireland Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities
Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education

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