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4th ASIIN/EASPA Global QA Conference in Higher Education 2017

This is the official website for the 4th ASIIN/EASPA Global QA Conference 2017 which takes place on 11 December 2017, in the beautiful city of Düsseldorf, Germany.

The 4th Global Conference on “Professional Higher Education Accreditation: Why does it matter more than ever?” unites leading higher education QA experts from around the globe and will present state of the state research with regard to the following topics:

  • Measuring and comparing achievement in Higher Education systems: Holy Grail or Curse?
  • Impact and value added of subject specific and professional accreditation.
  • Professional accreditation as a strategic priority in global HE and QA agendas (e.g. United States, Arab Region as well as Africa)
  • Combining professional Learning outcome based QA systems with national institutional and program accreditation schemes
  • New developments in the field of European and global disciplinary accreditation and quality assurance

On 12 December 2017 the EASPA General Assembly is organized. All necessary information regarding the conference, general assembly, speakers, procedures as well as accommodation is provided below.


Monday – Tuesday, 11 – 12 December 2017
ASIIN/EASPA Global QA Conference: Monday, 11 December
EASPA General Assembly (for members only): Tuesday, 12 December

Social Events:

“Nightwatchman Tour” in old town Düsseldorf takes place on Sunday, 10 December

Dinner in a typical down town brewery setting, on Monday, 11 December.


Hotel NH Düsseldorf City Nord
Münsterstr. 230-238
40470 Düsseldorf

Location and Directions

For Whom?

  • Representatives of the national and international higher education community
  • Quality Management Officers of HEIs
  • Representatives of the international business world and employer’s association
  • Political stakeholders and representatives of the media
  • Representatives of international Quality Assurance Agencies
  • Representatives of Recognition Authorities
  • Members of EASPA

Conference Program

In this section you will find the program including general information for the conference on 11 December 2017. Please note that participation in the General Assembly on 12 December 2017 is reserved for EASPA members only.

The full programme of the conference can be found here.

Registration and Fees

Registration is required for participation. Here you can find all necessary information for registering, associated fees for participation as well as modes of payment. Participation in the General Assembly is free of charge (only members allowed).


ASIIN has reserved a certain number of rooms in the conference hotel "NH Düsseldorf City Nord" from Monday to Tuesday. The price for a single room is 128 EUR. To get a room from the contingent at this price, please book as soon as possible. The room contingent expires on 10.11.2017. The code word for booking a room from the contingent is "EASPA".

Please contact the hotel directly for the room reservation.


Marleen Roggan
Phone: +49 211 900977-32
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