Annual Accreditation Fee Adjustment and QAHE's Recognition Update

Sep 11, 2023

Dear All,

We hope this email finds you well. We would like to take this opportunity to inform you about an upcoming adjustment in the annual accreditation fees for the year 2024. As an ISO 17011:2017 certified independent and non-governmental accrediting agency, the International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary & Higher Education (QAHE) is committed to maintaining the highest standards in quality assurance and continuous improvement.

In our ongoing efforts to ensure the sustainability and growth of QAHE, we have carefully assessed our operational expenses, expansion plans, and endeavors to gain recognition. Considering these factors, we have determined that an adjustment of 5% to 10% in the annual accreditation fees will be necessary for the year 2024.

We would like to assure you that this adjustment is essential to support our operations, expand our reach, and continue our efforts to obtain recognition from relevant quality assurance agencies and national bodies worldwide. It will enable us to enhance the level of service we provide and maintain the global standard of higher education.
Over the past two years, QAHE has made significant strides in gaining recognition and establishing partnerships. We are proud to share that we have been nationally and internationally recognized by esteemed quality assurance agencies and national bodies, including:
• National Agency for Quality Assurance in Education and Research (ANACEC), the Republic of Moldova
• Directorate for Research, Planning, and Funding Accreditation, North Macedonia
• Technology and Human Association (TEKINDER), Turkey
• Council on International Higher Education Supervision (CONIES), Austria
• Public Foundation Independent Accreditation Agency "BILIM-STANDARD"
• Agency for the Accreditation of Educational Programs and Organizations (AAEPO) of Kyrgyz Republic
• Independent Accreditation Agency "Elbaasy," Kyrgyz Republic
• Higher Education Council of Syria
• Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (EdNet) of Kyrgyz Republic
• National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria
• Russian Register, Russian Federation

These recognitions, along with our collaborations with numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations worldwide, have strengthened QAHE's position as a trusted accrediting agency. With over 150 institutions already accredited at an affordable fee, we remain dedicated to driving the global standard of higher education.

By maintaining your accreditation with QAHE, you not only enhance your institution's credibility and reputation but also gain access to a global network of like-minded institutions. Our strategic alliances with over 30 partners worldwide provide unique opportunities for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and fostering academic excellence.

We understand that adjustments in fees can have an impact on institutions, and we assure you that the decision to adjust the annual accreditation fees is made with careful consideration. It enables us to continue supporting your institution's pursuit of excellence and furthering the quality of education you provide to your students.

We appreciate your continued support and partnership with QAHE. Our Finance Office will provide you with the updated invoice reflecting the adjusted fee for the upcoming year. Should you have any questions or require further clarification, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to our continued collaboration in promoting quality assurance in pre-tertiary and higher education.

Thanks for your kind attention.