Quality Assurance Department

Welcome to the Quality Assurance & Accreditation Department (QAAD)

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The Quality Assurance and Accreditation Department is the central body that implements, monitors and oversees both the academic
and   administrative  quality  assurance  systems and  practices at HQ and  Branch  level.  The QAAD  is  invested  with  investigative
powers  to scrutinize  and  report  into matters  that  may  compromise the  quality of services or violate the University’s  policies  and
bylaws both at the HQ and branch level.

Quality Assurance at webpage is intended to provide information on the quality assurance framework, structures and policies of Arab
Open University.

QAA measures are applicable  to all of the University’s  branches and is governed by the Open University bylaws and regulations.

Compliance is assessed  through the annual monitoring process. The branches are required to manage their provision in  compliance
with the relevant QAA code and AOU Quality Assurance Framework.  

Vision

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

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Mission

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

a) Developing and implementing QA policies and procedures effectively

b) Assessing and reviewing the academic & nonacademic processes

c) Taking measures for the enhancement of the quality of education & research

d) Collaboration with national and international QA bodies