The Academic Center is an acknowledged educational institution according to Act no. 27/2010 about continuing education. The Minister of Education and Culture gives the acknowledgement out with a letter. The Academic Center was the first lifelong educational institution in Iceland to receive an acknowledgement from the Ministry of Education and Culture in the year 2015.
Below are the letters of acknowledgement from the Ministry in chronological order:
During the application process for the recognition of educators, Þingeyingar‘s Academic Center has collected detailed information about the institution, including orginization, operating arrangements, finances, housing, facilities, and more factors which form the basic recognition. This application data from the Academic Center is open to everyone to view and go through. This data is to some extent the basis for self-evaluation and external certification in the EQM and EQM+ quality systems.
Letter of confirmation about EQM + certification:
Application documents for the recognition of educators can be found in one document below: