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    ASIIN a German accreditation agency

    ASIIN a German accrediting agency - is it legit?

    "ASIIN
    The ASIIN e. V. (accreditation agency . For study programs in engineering , computer science , natural sciences and mathematics eV) in Dusseldorf is a non-profit association, which nationally and internationally for the recognition, comparability and quality assurance ( accreditation ) of Bachelor - and Master Study courses. Among the accreditation agencies audited by the Accreditation Council, ASIIN is the only specialist in engineering and natural sciences, computer science mathematics."

    https://www.asiin.de/en/

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    It looks like programmatic accreditation only. OK, as long as, in the case of degree-granting schools, they only award it to schools that have passed their country's mainstream sniff-test for degree-granting authority. I'm not against it - but I'm not sure how much need there is for more new kinds of accreditation of this type. Not all programmatic accreditations have the same cachet as, say, AACSB or ABET.

    My take: we'll have to see how they do -and how their certifications are perceived by I.T., Engineering firms, etc.

    J.

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    Wait a minute -- they say institutional accreditation too -- but in a slightly different sense, it appears, than the US meaning. Something like the school's whole system, not just instruction and curriculum, conforming to quality standards. Whatever they like; I just hope a bunch of schools that have legal -but-less-than-mainstream degree-granting authority don't try seizing on this accreditation - in an effort to "front like they're all that," as Martin Lawrence might have said, years ago.

    If a flock of marginal, private, legal -but-not-mainstream schools are the main customers, forget it. If known good schools want it - that's great. By their customers shall ye know them.

    No useful info gleaned from whois.

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    Certainly an impressive list of institutional members: https://www.asiin.de/en/about-us/mem...asiin-e-v.html No idea which schools have signed up. That would be interesting.

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    Been around since 1999. Informative article here. Looks genuine enough. https://translate.google.ca/translat...IN&prev=search

    J.

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