QAHE Accreditation Awarded to OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology

Mar 26, 2024

International Association for Quality Assurance in Pre-Tertiary & Higher Education (QAHE) is pleased to announce the accreditation of OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology for 2 years. This prestigious accreditation recognizes OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology's commitment to delivering excellence in higher education and ensuring the highest standards of academic quality.

OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology, located in Switzerland, has been a pioneer in providing online and virtual education since 2013. As the first virtual academy in Europe, OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology has established itself as a leading institution, offering a wide range of programs in business administration, economy and finance, law and education, tourism and nutrition, hospital and healthcare management, marketing and leadership, political science and diplomacy, and history.

The accreditation by QAHE signifies that OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology has met rigorous standards in areas such as academic quality, faculty qualifications, student support services, educational resources, and institutional governance. This recognition further strengthens OUS Royal Academy's reputation as a premier institution in the field of higher education.

OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology is now part of a select group of institutions recognized by QAHE for their commitment to maintaining high educational standards and fostering a supportive learning environment. This accreditation will provide students with the assurance that they are receiving an education of the highest quality and that their degrees are respected and valued in the international academic community.

In addition to the QAHE accreditation, OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology is proud to be an educational member of SAQ (Swiss Association for Quality) under the official name of the group that runs OUS. This membership further demonstrates OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology's commitment to excellence in education. For more details about SAQ, please visit their official website.

Moreover, OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology has received prestigious awards in recognition of its outstanding achievements. The institution is the winner of the "MENAA Customer Delight Award" bestowed by Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW Switzerland) and the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM). The award, presented in December 2016, acknowledges OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology's exceptional customer services and significant achievements in customer satisfaction and delight. To view the video of the award ceremony, click here, or to see photos, click here. The jury that evaluated the 2016 winners included experts from Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) in Switzerland, the York University of Canada, and the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM UK), as well as a selection of top CEOs.

OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology takes pride in prioritizing student satisfaction above all else. In addition to accreditation, OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology has been recognized by EFMD Online Course Certification System (EOCCS) as the first online academy in Switzerland to offer a certified online system. EOCCS is regarded as the "FIRST INTERNATIONAL QUALITY BENCHMARK FOR ONLINE COURSES" in Europe.

Furthermore, OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology holds accreditation from the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges, and Universities (ASIC). The institution has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC accreditation enables students and parents to make informed choices and assures them of the institution's high quality. ASIC is recognized by UKVI in the UK, is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG) in the USA, and is listed in their International Directory. Additionally, ASIC is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), an affiliate of the European Network for Quality Assurance (ENQA), and an institutional member of the European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN).

OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology's commitment to excellence extends beyond academic recognition. The institution is one of four academies in Switzerland approved by HUMANE (The Heads of University Management & Administration Network Europe), the only organization representing leading academies in Europe. HUMANE members convene regularly to enhance education in Europe.

OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology also holds recognition from the Education Committee of the Church and the Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World, which is part of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO). Recognizing the significance of religious recognition in certain countries, OUS has sought recognition from both Christian and Muslim institutions. OUS is not a religion-based organization but acknowledges the importance of religious recognition in facilitating better job opportunities for students in specific regions. Additionally, OUS Educational Services have been recognized by the Certification Association "Russian Register," the largest internationally recognized Russian certification and expert organization accredited by the Federal Accreditation Service.

With the QAHE accreditation and numerous accolades, OUS Switzerland® Royal Academy of Economics and Technology is poised to continue its mission of delivering innovative and personalized online learning experiences. The institution remains dedicated to nurturing a vibrant community of learners and equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the global marketplace.

About QAHE:
Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) is an internationally recognized accreditation agency dedicated to ensuring and promoting excellence in higher education institutions worldwide. QAHE evaluates and accredits institutions based on rigorous standards of academic quality, institutional governance, and student support services.

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