Quality Assurance Department

Welcome to the Quality Assurance & Accreditation Department (QAAD)

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Quality Assurance and Accreditation Department (QAAD) is central to quality assurance arrangements of all academic and administrative operations and standards at Arab Open University. QAAD is located at the HQ-Kuwait and oversees the quality assurance arrangements at its eight Branches through the established Quality Assurance Units. QAAD also ensures that quality assurance arrangements at AOU meet the OU-UK and the local higher education standards.


Employing fit for purpose quality assurance measures to ensure highest quality of education at AOU that is compatible and competitive with international standards.

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To endeavor for the achievement of the highest possible international standards of education and research at AOU by:

a) To ensure that effective QA policies and procedures are in place

b) Revisiting and reviewing the academic & nonacademic processes

c) Reviewing measures for the enhancement of the University provisions

d) Collaboration with national and international Quality Assurance bodies.