International Cooperation

NIAD-QE conducts international cooperation activities to promote wide-ranging international understanding of Japanese higher education and confidence in Japanese quality assurance.

International Memberships 

NIAD-QE is a full member of the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) as well as a member of the CHEA International Quality Group.

International Partnerships 

NIAD-QE has formal agreements (Memorandum of Understanding) with 13 overseas quality assurance agencies, and engages in various cooperative activities with the partners. In addition, NIAD-QE has organized the Japan-China-Korea Quality Assurance Council with quality assurance organizations in China and Korea.

Information Provision 

NIAD-QE collects and provides useful information on quality assurance in higher education through the ‘Information Package’ and other publications, and ‘International Cooperation Website’ .

External Review on International Activities 

NIAD-QE conducted the external review on international activities in FY2012 inviting international experts.