The Accreditation Agency in Health and Social Sciences (AHPGS) was founded in the pursuit for an enhanced quality standard in teaching and learning in higher education. By implementing accreditation and evaluation procedures, it aims at an increased transparency and equity among higher education institutions and their study programs, at both national and international level. The Agency specializes in the accreditation of study programs and Higher Education Institutions in numerous educational fields, with a particular focus on health and social sciences. Its work focuses on guaranteeing uniform, internationally-competitive standards for a wide range of degrees by supporting quality assurance and development.
(AHPGS was formerly known as Akkreditierungsagentur für Studiengange im Bereich Heilpedagogik, Pflege, Gesundheit und Soziale Arbeit).