The Netherlands-Flemish Accreditation Organization (NVAO)*
Duration and levels of accreditation
6 years (Netherlands programs); 8 years (Flemish programs)
- Aims and objectives
- Internal quality assurance processes
- Conditions for continuity
Outcome/consequences of accreditation
Only accredited programs can award recognized degrees (diplomas) and receive public funding. Only students enrolled in accredited programs can receive student support (e.g. grants).
Description of accreditation organization
* This accrediting agency is currently recognized by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Programme for Recognition of Accreditation Agencies. This recognition by WFME does not imply that all medical schools operating in this country are currently accredited by the agency. Please refer to the accrediting agency directly for information regarding the accreditation status of specific medical schools.