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Application for accreditation of a master's degree programme in Maritime Operations – Western Norway University of Applied Sciences/Hochschule Emden/Leer

The external quality assurance performed by NOKUT consists of evaluating the institution’s quality assurance systems, accreditation of new provisions and revision of accredited provisions. Universities and university colleges have different self-accrediting powers. For an institution without selfaccrediting powers to establish a provision in a certain cycle an application must be made to NOKUT.


The master’s program in maritime Operations – Joint degree fulfils all criteria for accreditation as detailed in Regulations concerning supervision of the educational quality in higher education (Academic Supervision Regulations) of 28. February 2013.

The master’s program in Maritime Operations – Joint Degree is accredited.

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Experts: Pentti Kujala
 Bjørn Egil Asbjørnslett
Date:  09.02.2017
Case number: 16/01035