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Database of External Quality Assurance Results of the Asia-Pacific Quality Register (DAQAR)

What is DAQAR?

DAQAR - is a single data storage of study programmes and higher education institutions accredited by agencies registered in the Asia-Pacific Quality Register (APQR).

Asia-Pacific Quality Register APQR – is a register of quality assurance agencies that were externally reviewed against Chiba Principles and APQR Criteria for Recognition.

DAQAR project is coordinated by the Asia-Pacific Quality Register (APQR) and the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN).

What DAQAR is for?

The main mission of DAQAR is to provide reliable information on the external review outcomes and to raise awareness, trust and competitiveness of study programmes on the national and international levels.

DAQAR might facilitate diploma recognition in the future and increase external quality assurance transparency throughout the Asia-Pacific Region.

DAQAR provides free, direct and open access to quality assurance reports and decisions on HEIs and programmes externally reviewed by APQR-registered agencies for all stakeholders.

Who are key beneficiaries of DAQAR?

  • Students could use the database as a helpful source of objective information related to quality assurance procedures when they choose where to study and what programme to enroll in
  • The database could be a useful tool for higher education institutions to improve their visibility, competitiveness, and international recognition. It could also be a platform to search for good partner universities to develop and deliver joint projects and programmes.
  • Quality assurance agencies could use this platform to upload and disseminate their external review results. The database provides easy access to the outcomes of all previous external quality assurance procedures. The database promotes the agency’s brand name and image, enhances its attractiveness and competitiveness.
  • The national authorities could rely on the database as an important source of information on the condition of the national higher education system and quality assurance in the country. The more HEIs and programmes are represented in the database, the higher and stronger positions the national higher education system could have as a whole.

More information about the accredited programmes and HEIs in the Asia-Pacific Region on DAQAR website