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Institutional Accreditation

UOB is accredited by the “Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute” (ACQUIN) - a member in the following international networks: the European Network for Quality Assurance (ENQA), the European University Association (EUA), the Central Eastern European Network for Quality Assurance (CEEN), the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), and the Arab Quality Assurance and Accreditation Network (ARQAANE). Nowadays ACQUIN is an association of over 160 higher education institutions from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the United States of America.

Accreditation status confirms that the university meets the specific guidelines set by ACQUIN.

UOB has submitted to ACQUIN the Self-Assessment Report UOBSAR in December 2014. The ACQUIN appointed expert group visited UOB between April 27 and 30, 2015 to conduct the on-site evaluation.

ACQUIN granted UOB a six-year unconditional institutional accreditation:

“The University of Balamand is institutionally accredited without conditions. The institutional accreditation is valid until September 30 th, 2021.”

ACQUIN’s seal of institutional accreditation is displayed on UOB’s homepage.

It is noteworthy to mention that UOB has also become an ACQUIN official me​mber in April 14, 2014.Since then, UOB is an active member of ACQUIN’s accreditation process of higher education institutions. ​​​​​​​

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