NIAD-QE seeks to encourage lifelong learning in higher education by providing learners, higher education institutions, and researchers with the information that it gathers about university courses and various other lifelong learning opportunities in higher education.
List of Universities Providing Credited Auditors System
When applying for a bachelor’s degree in Scheme Ⅰ , it is essential that learners accumulate credits after obtaining a preliminary qualification. Since FY1992, NIAD-QE has been surveying credited auditors systems offered by universities. The results of the latest survey have been published and can be accessed at the following website;
In FY2018, in connection with its system of awarding academic degrees, NIAD-QE has also begun profiling universities that offer special programs for credited auditors.
List of NIAD-QE-Recognized Advanced Courses at Junior Colleges and Colleges of Technology
Credits needed by learners after they obtain preliminary qualifications can be earned by using
the above-mentioned credited auditors system or advanced course of junior colleges or colleges of technology that have been approved by NIAD-QE. Since FY1993, NIAD-QE has been surveying information about approved courses offered by these colleges. The results of the latest survey have been published and can be accessed at the following website;
Nomenclature of Academic Degrees in Japan
NIAD-QE surveys the nomenclature of major fields mentioned on degrees awarded by Japanese universities in order to engage in research and supply information on degree systems in Japan. Survey results for FY2016 are posted on the following website;
The results of such surveys are also mentioned in Research in Academic Degrees and Research on Academic Degrees and University Evaluation.
Research in Academic Degrees
NIAD-UE published results obtained from research by presenting it in the form of research papers, research notes, etc., in the bullet in Research in Academic Degrees. A total of 18 issues of Research in Academic Degreeswere published, beginning with the first in 1993 and ending with the last in FY2003. Lists of theses appearing in Research in Academic Degrees and their content can be viewed at the following website;
(Japanese Version only)
In FY2004,Research in Academic Degreeswas reborn as the academic journal Research on Academic Degrees and University Evaluation by integrating it with Research in University Evaluation. The content of this journal can be viewed at the following website;
(Japanese Version only)