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MÜDEK is recognized by the Higher Education Quality Board of Turkey as the National Quality Assurance Agency in accrediting engineering programs.
MÜDEK is a full member of ENAEE (European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education).
MÜDEK is authorized by ENAEE to award EUR-ACE Label.
MÜDEK is a Washington Accord Signatory.

NATIONAL EXTERNAL REVIEW AND AUTHORIZATION

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MÜDEK had been initially reviewed by Higher Education Council (YÖK) in 2007 and it had been decided by the YÖK General Assembly held on November 16, 2007 to recognize MÜDEK as the national quality assurance agency specializing on the national, sectoral, and program specific competency of engineering programs at higher education institutions and to issue the Quality Evaluation and Registration Certificate to MÜDEK valid for a period of five years. Hence, MÜDEK became the first agency being issued the Quality Evaluation and Registration Certificate and also first agency to get it for a period of 5 years in Turkey. Click here for the official notification of YÖK in Turkish.

MÜDEK was re-reviewed by YÖK in 2013 and it was decided by the YÖK General Assembly held on February 01, 2013 to extend the validity of MÜDEK's Quality Evaluation and Registration Certificate for a period of 5 years until January 31, 2018. Hence, MÜDEK became the first agency to get it for two consecutive periods of 5 years. Click here for the official notification of YÖK in Turkish.

MÜDEK has been reviewed by YKK (Higher Education Quality Board) in 2018 and it has been decided by the YKK General Assembly held on January 31, 2018 to extend the validity of MÜDEK's Quality Evaluation and Registration Certificate for another period of 5 years until January 31, 2018. Hence, MÜDEK became the first agency to get it for three consecutive periods of 5 years. Click here for the official notification of YKK in Turkish.


INTERNATIONAL EXTERNAL REVIEWS AND AUTHORIZATIONS

EUR-ACE Label:

MÜDEK had been initially reviewed by European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE) and authorized to award EUR-ACE Label by the decision made by ENAEE Administrative Council on January 21, 2009 to its accredited Bachelor engineering programs starting from January 21, 2009 until December 31, 2013, becoming 7th accreditation agency with such an authorization in 2009. Click here for the initial authorization document.

MÜDEK was re-reviewed by ENAEE for compliance with ENAEE Standards and Guidelines for Authorization Accreditation Agencies and re-authorized to award EUR-ACE Label by the decision made by the ENAEE Administrative Council on October 16, 2013 to its accredited Bachelor engineering programs for 5 years until December 31, 2018. MÜDEK is among 14 accreditation agencies with such an authorization in Europe in 2017. Click for the official re-authorization document and application form submitted by MÜDEK.

The periodic 5-year re-reviewing process of MÜDEK has been initiated in 2018 by ENAEE for compliance with ENAEE Standards and Guidelines for Authorization Accreditation Agencies. Since a possibility of prolonging of this process to early 2019 appeared, the authorization of MÜDEK to award EUR-ACE Label has been extended until June 30, 2019 by the decision of ENAEE Administrative Council dated June 19, 2018 in order prevent any discontinuity in MÜDEK's authorization period. Click for the official re-authorization document.

External Review for Compliance with ESG:

An international expert panel coordinated by ENAEE reviewed MÜDEK in 2013 for compliance with European Standards and Guidelines (ESG) Parts 2 and 3. The review panel concluded that MÜDEK is fully compliant with all the ESG Standards 2.1 to 2.8 and 3.1 to 3.8. ESG Part 2 and Part 3 define the standards for the external quality assurance of higher education in the European Higher Education Area and the standards for the external quality assurance agencies involved in this process, respectively. Click for the external review report, ENAEE cover letter, and Self-Assessment Report submitted by MÜDEK.

Washington Accord Signatory:

MÜDEK was reviewed by a panel of experts coordinated by the Washington Accord under the umbrella of International Engineering Alliance (IEA) and accepted as a Full Member Signatory of Washington Accord, a the multi-party accreditation recognition agreement, on June 15, 2011. The next external review of MÜDEK by the Washington Accord is under process in 2016-2017 term. Click here for the official signatory notification.

MÜDEK, was re-reviewed by a Washington Accord Periodic Evaluation Team according to IEA Rules and Procedures in the 2016-2017 review cycle. MÜDEK's Washington Accord signatory status is extended for 6 years until June 2023 in accordance with the proposal of the Washington Accord Periodic Evaluation Team at the Washington Accord meeting held in Anchorage, USA on June 21, 2017. Click for the extension letter.

Last Updated: October 25, 2018

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