2013 EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF Documents Now Available

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2013 EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF Documents Now Available

Every year the Quality Services Department revises its documentation to improve the quality of its accreditation services.

The EFMD Quality Services Office is happy to present the 2013 version of the EQUIS, EPAS and EDAF Documents. Every year the Quality Services Department revises its documentation to improve the quality of its accreditation services. The revision includes changes to: equisepasedafdiagram-1

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EQUIS Standards and Criteria
-    EQUIS Process Manual
-    EQUIS Process Manual Annexes

-    EPAS Standards and Criteria
-    EPAS Process Manual

-    EPAS Process Manual Annexes

-    EDAF Evaluation Criteria
-    EDAF Process Manual
-    EDAF Process Manual Annexes

Some of the key changes are:
  • A new transversal chapter on Ethics, Responsibility and Sustainability (EQUIS)
  • More detailed requirements in the areas of financial performance and risk management (EQUIS)
  • Many minor improvements in the accreditation process (EQUIS and EPAS)
  • Consolidation of the EDAF document set (including four new annexes to the EDAF Process Manual)
A new re-accreditation procedure for EQUIS Schools that have received 5 year accreditation three consecutive times is being pilot tested in 2013 by twelve pioneer schools. The detailed description of the process is available as Annex eighteen of the 2013 EQUIS Process Manual Annexes.

For more detailed information, please consult the relevant lists of changes and the new versions of the documents on our website. Schools are advised to use the most recent version of the documents when preparing for the next step in the accreditation process.