Quality assurance

External quality assurance is a process that addresses the improvement of education and higher education institutions, teaching staff and research. It aims to be a tool to create a culture of quality among all the stakeholders involved.

According to Law 14/2018 of 21 June on higher education:
 
Higher education quality assessment must aim to continuously improve higher education according to the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG), promoted by the European Higher Education Area.