Accreditation is the act by which the state adopts and makes public the acknowledgement that academic peers have made after verification an institution carries out regarding quality of its academic programs, organization and functioning besides the fulfillment of the relevant social duty. However, we should note that accreditation is not only an opportunity for state recognition of the quality of a program or an institution; it is an instance to compare the training provided with that one recognized as valid and desirable by academic peers. In other words, those who represent the duty to be, those who have the core qualities of a community recognized for possessing a certain knowledge and in fact, for that very reason, has a social responsibility. It is also an occasion to recognize the dynamics of quality improvement and to specify wanted development goals. The participation of internationally recognized peers in the accreditation process could lead to an international recognition of the quality of programs and institutions.

Source: National Accreditation Council (CNA)