At the recent Cumulus Conference in Paris, EQ-Arts and Cumulus signed a Memorandum of Understanding. This memorandum underpins the existing mutual drive to further collaborate and cooperate in supporting Art & Design institutions in the self-evaluation and enhancement of their internal quality systems.

On the photo: Eija Salmi (Secretary General Cumulus), Maren Schmohl (EQ-Arts), Luisa Collina (President Cumulus) and Professor Anthony Dean (EQ-Arts).

AQ Austria and EQ-Arts awarded UfG Linz with the certification for its internal quality management system as a result of a joint audit of the two agencies. On 13 November Rector Univ.-Prof. Dr. Kannonier received the certification from Univ.-Prof. Dr. Anke Hanft.

Photo: AQ Austria


The 7th international Expert Training, held in Prague from 9-11 April proved to be very successful. 15 Participants were trained as experts and will be added to the EQ-Arts register. EQ-Arts would like to thank AMU for hosting the training and warmly welcoming the group to their Academy.

Participants comments:

“The simulation set-up was very well thought through and extremely helpful”

“The training was carried out in a very enjoyable manner”

“I felt that this training session provided a very realistic experience”

“Great and enjoyable experience, groups were well formed”

“A good training opportunity, particularly due to its participatory nature”