ACCREDITED INSTITUTIONAL MEMBERS
This list includes institutions from the 5 different options to obtain the BQS accredited membership:
- BQF Accredited member - Institutions accredited to Ballsbridge qualification framework and Ballsbridge universities consortium.
- BQS recognized agencies- institution recognized by BQS recognized agencies .
- UNESCO IAU members - Members are eligible to join as accredited members and only observe the quality code of conduct .
- Professional Body- Approved institution from a recognized professional body would be eligible to an accredited Member.
- Corporate membership - BQS approved corporate body would be eligible to participate as a recognized member .
The institutions listed below are recognized by BQS agency partners and the institutions were reviewed by the quality assurance committee meeting the standards of ISO 9001:2008,BQS code of Practice and they are recognized as accredited members. Some of the institutions membership dues were waived off.
Accreditation is a voluntary, non-governmental peer review process. Accredited institution is evaluated as a whole entity and not in every each specific programme. Recognition expires 26/04 2028.
- Poma International Business University Switzerland - registered in Switzerland to Provide international education to students around the world. The poma university Switzerland is part of Poma group of Universities accredited by the ministry of education republic of Benin and fully recognized by BQS. The students are eligible for the BQS statement of comparability to EQF standards at level 6,7,8.
- Universidad San Juan de la Cruz - accredited by the National Council of Higher Education Private Universities (CONESUP), San Jose City, Costa Rica.
- Ballsbridge University is chartered and recognized by the government of Commonwealth of Dominica - a United Nations Member State - as a Higher Education Institution (HEI) with Reg. No. 16184 and a Certificate of Good Standing as per the COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA LAWS. BU is legitimate and self regulating awarding Body with accreditation framework duly chartered and legally empowered to function under the statutory laws of commonwealth of Dominica. BU is accredited by both academic and professional bodies which provides the reassurance of a credible, academic, industry recognized qualifications.
BU is a basic member of the Accreditation Agency Curaco(Dutch Caribbean Ministry of Education), Netherlands.
Ballsbridge University is also signatory body of CCLP world wide educational charter with consultative status with UN Economic and social council and also recognized by California University FCE and california state university foreign evaluation dept for US equivalency degree.
- University of Costa Rica, is recognized by the BQS committee and graduates can request for international validations and statement of comparability to international standards.
- Ballsbridge University College in London.BUCL is an independent institute of ballsbridge university. The curriculum is approved by the board of quality standards and accredited to the ballsbridge qualification fromework BQF level 6,7.8.
- University for Peace-Universidad de la Paz UPAZ (UPEACE) - UNESCO partner, accredited by the Ministry of Education of Panama since 1994.
- University of the Pacific (University del Pacifico) - One of the leading public universities of Colombia. It is accredited by Colombia's Ministry of National Education since 1988. Listed in the UNESCO Handbook of Internationally Approved Universities.
- Global Open University - The global open university is accredited affiliate of Ballsbridge University Licensed by the Dominica Act and accredited by IAO and other professional bodies. The BU recognized the Qualifications of GOU in association with EBMA ,chartered institute of IT, Chartered Association of Business Administrators Canada for Academic upgrade. GOU Graduate are also eligible for membership of the institute of chartered professionals a worldwide association of professionals around the world.
- Fundación Universitaria San Martín - Accredited by Colombia's Ministry of Education National Systems of Higher Education. It has campuses at Colombia, Brazil, Panama and Perú.
- Universidad de Cartago de Panama – Registered with Panama Ministry of Education and recognized by BQS
Universidad de Cartago (Accredited by Panama Higher Education Commission)
Universidad de Cartago (California University FCE Affiliate) recognized by BQS.
- Universidad Emresarial De costa Rica UNEM Recognized by BQS
- Universidad Autonoma de Occidente its campus at Cali-Jamundi, Colombia was established in 1970. It is accredited by the Ministry of Education National Council of Higher Education. It has the highest investment in technology, investigation, and research in the region. It is accepted by COLCIENCIAS Colombia.
- Central University of Finance and Economics, Haidian, Beijing, China – The first and most prestigious public university of Finance and Economics under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. It offers Undergraduate, Master and Doctorate Degree Programs. Its present enrollment is 20,000 college students.
- Nanhua College of Industry and Commerce, Guangdong, China– One of the leading full time public colleges offering Bachelor's Degree Programs. It is under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. It has two campuses. Its present enrollment is 7,000 college students.
- University of Science, Arts and Technology, Montserrat, British West Indies - Accredited by ASIC - Accreditation Service for International Colleges in the United Kingdom. ASIC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and CHEA. ASIC has ranked USAT as one of the six leading Medical Schools in the world. USAT is also accredited by the Ministry of Education of Montserrat, British West Indies and AAHEA-American Association of Higher Education & Accreditation.
- University of Benin, Benin city Nigeria - Approved by NUC Nigeria - recognized by NUC -NUC is the National university commission in Nigeria responsible for the approval of universities in Nigeria . NUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and CHEA- Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The chairman of BQS visited the University in 2016 and forwarded recommendation for accredition and recognition.
- Hasaca National University - is a State of California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education approved university providing postgraduate, graduate and undergraduate degree programs in Business, Education, Health Sciences and Technology Management.
- Catholic Theological Consortium, Saint Ambrose College - Listed by the AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION and recognized as a governmentally accredited institution of higher education formed for the expressed purpose of providing religious distance- learning programs and the conferring of degrees to its graduates.
- University of Lagos, Nigeria – the university of lagos is one of the federal universities in Nigeria and fully recognized by NUC in Nigeria. The BQS Recognized all qualifications of University of lagos.
- Alpha University, Baton Rouge , Louisiana, U.S.A. - Registered as an institution of higher education by the State of Louisiana, USA and was licensed by the State of Alabama Department of Postsecondary Education.
- Newport University CED- PRME Participants-UNESCO – is a Belgian Higher Educational Institute (HEI) established as a project of L'Academie Europeenne d'lnformatisation (AEI). Member participant of PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education - UNESCO.
- The American Open University - 4212 King St, Alexandria, Virginia, - Registered with the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, USA.
- AREES University – 9707 Richmond Ave. Houston, Texas 77042 – The Texas Workforce Commission has granted Higher Education Exemption No:RM #E3402 pursuant to Texas Education Code, Section 132.002 (a)(2).
- Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) – is recognized by NUC in Nigeria. It was approved in 1961 as a federal university in Nigeria. The BQS committee recognized all qualifications of ABU in Nigeria and graduates can obtain validations certificates for employment outside Nigeria
- Gulu University- is a Public University in Uganda and was legally established by a Statutory Instrument No. 31 of 2003. University produce high level of human resource that can effectively participate in solving the social and economic development in Uganda. The Board of Quality standards reviewed the institution under QMS 9001 and was recognized by the International Advisory board as an accredited university. All qualification from GULU University are internationally recognized for employment and for further studies.
- Lighthouse Polytechnic Evbuobanosa Nigeria - Approved by the federal government of Nigeria as an authentic higher education institution establish by the New covenant gospel church in Benin city Nigeria. The BQS International Quality Assurance Committee chairman visited the campus on the 16th June 2014 and forward the institution for a accreditation. The institution have applied for an upgrade to a university .The polytechnic is fully accredited by BQS.
- Lahore Institute of Medical Education - an affiliate of Punjab Medical Faculty-a government examining body of the Punjab Department of Health, Pakistan.
- MA Institute of Professional Studies – It is a division and educational arm of PAMA International.PAMA Insitute of Professional Studies is a professional body in training and education listed under the “Life Long Education” as community resources by the SAR Government of Hong Kong. PAMA Institute of Professional Studies assists young people, working managers and professionals to achieve their professional and academic status through higher education institutions. PAMA Institute of Professional Studies is recognized and authorized by CUFCE as its sole Asia Extension.
- Charter Management Association (CMA) – CMA has been listed by the Hong Kong SAR Government under the heading " Life-long Education " among those reputable local Universities including HKU ( Hong Kong University) School of Professional and Continuing Education, School of Continuing and Professional Education- City University of Hong Kong, School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Continuing Education, Hong Kong Baptist University, School of Professional Education and Professional Education and Executive Development ( SPEED )-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and The Office of Continuing and Professional Education- The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, ..
- Westminister university
Westminster University System (WUS) is duly registered in Commonwealth of Dominica (a United Nations Member State) as a Private Online Higher Education Degree Granting Institution with a Certificate of Good Standing Reg No.13402. The Curriculum of westminister University is recognized and accredited under the ballsbridge qualification framework BQF.
- Universidad Azteca is a recognised private university incorporated and recognised by Secretary of Public Education (SEP), meeting the legal requirements for name and status of “Universidad” as well as counting on various programmatic accreditations (RVOE) by the federal government Secretary of Public Education (SEP). UA is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 29990:2010 and fully in compliance to IQAAF and BQF international accreditation standards regulated by BQS. UA is fully recognized and accredited by BQS.
- Universidad Central de Nicaragua was founded in 1997 as a private Nicaraguan university in Managua, Nicaragua; was accredited by the CNU Consejo Nacional de Universidades; received the status of a fully autonomous university with unrestricted degree awarding authority by Act of Parliament and by the award of the fully autonomous university status by Decree of the President of Nicaragua.UCN is a partner to Universidad azteca and is fully recognized and accredited by BQS
- Mahatma Gandhi University is empowered to award degrees as specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956. Mahatma Gandhi University an institution which promises to become one of India’s leading universities with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in research and teaching. Needless to say it has achieved resounding success in all its ventures including professional education. MGU has emerged as a global university with boasting distinctive strengths in education and entrepreneurship. The MGU bachelor degree is recognized at BQF level 6,masters at level 7 and doctorate at level 8. The MGU Graduates will be eligible to apply for membership of the Institute of Chartered Professionals and BQS evaluation and Validation for employment purpose and further studies in overseas countries.
- Richfield University is a state approved university in California and the university was audited and fully accredited to the BQS International Quality Assurance and Accreditation Framework regarding competence and institutional integrity. The RU qualifications is recognized at BQF levels and graduates will be fully eligible for international Evaluation and validation for employment purpose. Graduates will be eligible to apply for the institute of chartered professionals.
- Mahatma Gandhi University-Rwanda is a Higher Learning Institution established and recognized by Higher Education Council, Ministry of Education, Govt. of the Republic of Rwanda. . MGU Rwanda is fully accredited by BQS
- Mahatma Gandhi University Congo is a Higher Learning Institution established and recognized by Higher Education Council, Ministry of Education,Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The aim of this university is to educate students globally and make them an able citizen. The University Operating as a non-profit making institution of Higher Learning in East Africa. The University is Fully accredited by BQS
- ABMS ( The Open University Switzerland) ABMS Switzerland is authorized and licensed to operate and issue Diplomas in Switzerland according to the letter number "DBK DBKS 6 / 33 / 60236" issued by Board of Education and Culture in the State of Zug. ABMS is Fully Accredited by ASIC UK (Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities), ASIC is an educational accreditation agency recognised by the British Government, UK Border Agency (UKBA), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA - IQG USA), National Academic Recognition Information Centre (UK NARIC) and European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).ABMS is ISO 29990:2010 Certified as well ISO 9001:2008 Certified, We are proud to be FIRST Distance University in Europe with Double ISO Certifications. The ABMS qualifications is recognized at BQF levels 6,7,8 and graduates will be fully eligible for international Evaluation and validation for employment purpose. Graduates will be eligible to apply for the grades of institute of chartered professionals.
- Poma International Business University is a higher learning institution established and accredited by the ministry of education republic of Benin.The university was reviewed by the quality assurance committee of the board of quality and fully accredited by the board of quality standards. The graduates will be eligible for international evaluation and validation for employment purpose and membership of institute of chartered professionals.
- Gawharshad Institute of Higher Education is recognized by the public authority in Afghanistan. The BQS quality assurance committee review their operation on 18/07/16 and was fully accredited as a recognized institution with continuous quality improvement. GIHE students will be eligible for international validation and qualifications recognized at BQF/EQF Level 6,7, and 8.
- VISHWAKARMA OPEN UNIVERSITY is a GLOBAL AUTONOMOUS ENTERPRISING SELF-RELIANT SKILL ORIENTED VOCATIONAL INNOVATIVE OPEN UNIVERSITY. self-competency development programme / training for all, Where Age,Sex,Education-No Barrier. Trade Diplomas for Entrepreneurship (Non-Academic) in recognition of excellence of GLOBAL VOUSE Programme to Generate Employment Opportunities to Eradicate Unemployment and have been reviewed by DGET, Ministry of Labour, Government of India (1990) . The vishwakarma open university was reviewed by the committee of the board of quality standards and was fully accredited. The qualifications of vishwkarma open university is recognized at BQF/EQF level 4,5,6,7,8.
- Oxford University of Namibia Oxford University of Namibia, in partnership with foreign universities and professional bodies, offers you quality undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs via on campus, distance learning and online. Since its establishment, Oxford University has grown from strength to power, stretching its academic discipline across the various fields.The qualification of OUN ia recognized and accredited by BQS .
- University of mandras ) institute of distance education of the university of mandras is a premier centre of education in India. The BQS committee recognized all qualifications of the university of mandras and graduates are eligible for international validations and statement comparability to international standards.
- The University of virginia
The University of Virginia is a prestigious university whose mission is to provide top quality education to students throughout the world by combining both traditional teaching methods and state of the art blended-learning facilities. the university is full recognized and recognized by BQS.
- University of Ghana is a premier university in Ghana. The BQS committee recognized all qualifications of University of Ghana. The University of Ghana is accredited by BQF Framework and international Education Network of BQS and graduates are eligible for statement of comparability to Internatioal standards.
- Distance Production House University is a part of Ballsbridge University Consortium and Member of IATU and recognized by the GAAP Standards of the Board of Quality Standards and grant double degree award with Ballsbridge University . DPHU is registered in the state of Deleware in the USA and also recognized by the CAMES. DPHU is an accredited member of the BQS and all students are eligible for the statement of comparability to international standards.
- Ilesa Business School is a government approved educational institute providing academic and professional training in an American style of education blended with British system of education and delivers it in an African context and part of Ballsbridge University Consortium of Universities and education network worldwide. IBS is a member of International Association of Transnational universities and also recognized by the GAAP accreditation standards of the board of quality standards. Students are eligible for Ballsbridge Dual degrees validations and Statement of comparability to international standards.
- Poma International Business Academy Approved and established pursuant to section 14 of the Namibia Act 26 of 1988 and fully Accredited and Approved By the Lagos State Ministry Of Education for both academic and Professional Programmes. PIBA is a recognized by BQS GAAP and member of IATU. Students are eligible for statement of comparability to international standards.
- ICADES Mauritanian is a premier university approved by the government in mauritanian. ICADES is a Member of Ballsbridge University Consortium of Universities and accredited by BQS GAAP International standards and a member of International Association of Transnational Universities (IATU). Students of ICADES are eligible for Ballsbridge dual validations and statement of comparability to International standards.
- Logos University International is a premier university registered in Florida and in compliance with the florida education code. The university accredited by BQS and Member of Ballsbridge Universities consortium and the International Association of Transnational Universities. Students are eligible for statement of comperability to international standards.
- Twin Palm Leadership University is registered with the ministry of education Zambia and provide quality education. TPLU is a reciprocal accredited university with Ballsbridge University and a member of Ballsbridge Universities consortium. TPLU is recognized by the IATU Committee.
- West Coast University (WCU) is incorporated in Panama and now also received license of incorporation in Belize ,the only country in the Central America where English is the Official Language. West Coast University (WCU) is a federation of Schools, faculties and 35 affiliated colleges/centers in 21 countries. These colleges are legal entities to impart education in the countries of their existence. University is licensed under International Business Companies act Chapter 270 of the Laws of Belize, Central America, Revised Edition 2000 for International Education Business by the Government of Belize Central America. License no. 135.613 granted on 1st July 2013. WCU is registered in USA and accredited by GAAP standards of the BQS and Member of IATU and recognized by Ballsbridge Qualifification Framework BQF and alliance of Ballsbridge Universities consortium.
- Crown University International is an autonomous co-educational institution with a prove-it-to-me educational policy that is centered on rendering a life-long service to mankind in order to achieve a grand developmental agenda. Our programmes are developed based on the Competency Based modular system and Industry Certified & Validated Professional (ICVP) training standards. The crown univrersity is accredited by the GAAP standards board of quality standards and member of IATU and Ballsbridge qualification framework (BQF). Crown University International is an alliance of Ballsbridge Universities consortium.
- Chartered International Da Vinci University is licenced by the deleware charter in the USA as an independent international university Providing quality academic programmes in several discipline. CIDVU is registered in USA and accredited by GAAP standards of the BQS and Member of IATU and recognized by Ballsbridge Qualifification Framework BQF and alliance of Ballsbridge Universities consortium.
- European Campus University College. The ECUC is an institution registered and recognized in Sri Lanka. The University offer diversed accredited programmes in different areas. The Board of quality standards review the institution and has been recognized and accredited all graduates will be eligible for international comperability of ECUC qualifications.
- Prowess University has a high reputation for academic excellence and educational integrity. PU is a non profit making University, one of the most prestigious professional universities in the United State of America which provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults and offers degree programs in several areas of study. The PU site was audited and accredited by the Board of Quality standards as an authentic institution of higher learning.