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The UK is a major player in the field of international higher education. We take a leading role in international developments in standards and quality, working not just to maintain but to enhance and reinforce both the quality and integrity of the UK higher education sector and its reputation in the international sphere.

Find out more about our international projects, publications and partnerships around the world using the interactive map. Open the legend by clicking on the menu button in the top left, then either select the label on the side navigation menu or click on a flag on the map, to find out more information.

Transnational Education

We undertake independent assessments and evaluations of the quality of UK transnational education to inform regulatory decision-making.

International accreditation

We offer independent peer reviews for international institutions outside of the UK, leading to accreditation from QAA.

QAA International Membership

Become a QAA Member and benefit from vision, expertise and guidance on the topics that matter to your staff and students.


Our training courses have been designed for professionals from outside the UK to learn about the UK quality assurance system.


We have close relationships with international quality assurance agencies and have developed strategic links with several agencies around the world.

Networks and associations

We proactively engage with a number of international networks to support our international work.