IQR is an evidence-based peer review of higher education institutions outside of the UK.


During IQR we analyse institutions' quality assurance approaches and benchmark against the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG).



Read our Introduction to International Quality Review for more information.


An Introduction to International Quality Review

Publication Date: 06 Apr 2017

International Quality Review (IQR) is a new service that enables institutions worldwide to demonstrate that they meet European standards for quality assurance in higher education. This guide explains the key features of IQR.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 427 KB

Who is it for?


IQR is ideal for institutions who want to attract more students, strengthen their global positioning or begin to form long-lasting partnerships with UK institutions.


What are the benefits?


IQR enables higher education institutions outside of the UK to demonstrate that their own approaches to quality assurance are effective and comparable with international best practice.


The application process


To apply, complete the Application Form using the Terms and Conditions for guidance.


If your application is successful, we conduct a scoping visit. This allows us to assess if you are eligible for IQR and enables you to learn more about the process and requirements.


If eligible, we then arrange and conduct the review.



Enquiries 


For further information about IQR, please contact our Innovation and Enterprise team who will be in touch as soon as possible.



Review handbook


International Quality Review Handbook July 2016

Publication Date: 31 Mar 2016

International Quality Review (IQR) offers institutions outside the UK the opportunity to have a review by the UK's Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 317 KB

Published IQR reports


 

 

International Quality Review of Kuwait International Law School

Publication Date: 30 Nov 2017

This is a report of an International Quality Review conducted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) at Kuwait International Law School.

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 252 KB

 

 

International Quality Review of Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao

Publication Date: 27 Feb 2017

This is a report of an International Quality Review conducted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) at the Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao (IFT).

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 352 KB

International Subject Review of Macao Polytechnic Institute - Subject: Nursing

Publication Date: 06 Mar 2017

This is a report of an International Subject Review conducted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) of undergraduate nursing at Macao Polytechnic Institute

Author: QAA
Format: PDF
Size: 341 KB