Accreditation information

Institutional accreditation


In May 2012, the Estonian University of Life Sciences undergo institutional accreditation, an external evaluation carried out by the Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency (EKKA).


The EKKA Quality Assessment Council decided on 28 August to accredit the Estonian University of Life Sciences for seven years and awarded the university with the EKKA quality label.


Members of the assessment committee:

  • Michael Emery, chair, Higher education consultant (UK)

  • Margus Tiru, Student member (Estonia)

  • Birgitta Malmfors, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)

  • Eero Puolanne, University of Helsinki (Finland)

  • Cees Karssen, Wageningen University (The Netherlands)

  • Olev Kalda, Veterinary and Food Board (Estonia)

More information on the conditions and procedure of institutional accreditation is available on the Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency’s website. Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency is admitted to European Quality Assurance Register of Higher Education (EQAR).