Analyses and projects by AQ Austria

Trends in quality audits

In 2018, the Quality Audit Network launched a survey among its members to find out about recent changes and upcoming developments cocerning the quality audit across Europe. The result of it is a report by Dietlinde Kastelliz (AQ Austria) and Orla Lynch (QQI), which includes both an analysis of the survey and the conclusions drawn from the information. Furthermore, it outlines possible future trends for external quality assurance.


The report can be downloaded here.

Reviews of the Sparkling Science Research Programme

Sparkling Science is a research programme of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research(BMBWF) which started in 2007. It adopts an innovative way in the promotion of young scientists by funding projects in which students are actively involved in the research process by working side by side with scientists in current scientific research projects. The current evaluation carried out by AQ Austria in 2014 analyses the impacts on students and teachers participating in Sparkling Science projects. Click here for the report (in German). For the reports on the programme evaluations please see below.


2013: Review report of the Sparkling Science research programme (PDF) (in German)

Analyses and evaluations of predecessor institutions

2012: Quality improvement of continuing education at HEIs (PDF) (in German)

2010: Quality improvement of the appointment management at Austrian universities (PDF) (in German)

2009: Review report of the Sparkling Science research programme (PDF) (in German)