Liechtenstein has been a full member of the Bologna Process / European Higher Education Area since 1999.
University of Liechtenstein / Universität Liechtenstein (English/German)
Internationale Akademie für Philosophie (IAP) / International Academy for Philosophy
From 8 January 1986 to 28 January 2020, the International Academy of Philosophy in the Principality of Liechtenstein (IAP) was a state-recognized Liechtenstein university. As a small private university institute, it offered a doctoral program in philosophy. Doctorates completed by the end of 2022 are recognized by the State.
Quality assurance principles are included in the 2005 Law on Higher Education and the Ordinance on Higher Education.
Higher education institutions are supervised by the Government. All higher education institutions are subject to authorization by the government based on a positive evaluation by an EQAR registered quality assurance agency. A national quality assurance body does not exist.
Liechtenstein is a founding member of the EQAR association.
On the basis of the "European Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance", higher education institutions are obliged to internal quality assurance.
According to the Law on Higher Education, an external evaluation has to take place at least all six years.