The university that meets all standards shall meet the Standards stipulated by NIAD-QE. If it fails to meet any of the Standards, it shall meet the Standards on condition that it is confirmed, all the things concerning all the standards considered, that the quality of education and research of the university is assured to live up to the condition required of a university. Otherwise, the university shall not meet the Standards. Should the university be found not to have a system or a procedure for internal quality assurance, either of which is deemed to be a priority requirement, the university would not meet the Standards regardless of whether it meets other standards.

In the evaluation results, NIAD-QE explicitly identifies good practices and areas for improvement, in addition to the decision as to whether the university meets the Standards. Internal quality assurance is a priority item, and if the system functions excellently, this is reflected favorably in the evaluation results.

A university judged to meet the Standards is given the status of a qualified institution, and conferred a certificate and logo (see the samples).

Publication of Evaluation Results

The evaluation results are compiled for each university and reported to the university and its establishing corporation. The results are made accessible widely to the public on the NIAD-QE website and by other means. Along with the publication of evaluation results, the university's self-assessment report is also posted on the website in order to ensure the transparency of the evaluation process.

The Results of NIAD-QE’s Institutional Certified Evaluation and Accreditation  are a comprehensive list of the result, final report and self-assessment report by institution.

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