Call to host INQAAHE Forum 2026

The Board of Directors of INQAAHE presents this call for proposals to host INQAAHE Forum 2026 and seeks expressions of interest from member agencies.

The INQAAHE Forum is a biennial gathering of quality assurance professionals from around the world to discuss emerging issues and best practice in tertiary education quality assurance. The event offers an enhancement platform for QA professionals and HE policymakers and other key stakeholders through interactive exchange modalities amongst practitioners and experts. The Forum features a 2-day event around ongoing and emerging quality-related issues delivered through interactive learning sessions and networking events. The Forum starts with a series of workshops aimed at professional development of quality assurance and tertiary education staff and decision-makers. It also includes a dedicated meeting with regional networks of quality assurance and tertiary education institutions from all over the world as well as the INQAAHE General Assembly meeting.

Agencies interested in hosting the event should note that it is not the practice to hold events in the same region or continent where a recent INQAAHE Conference or Forum took place. Considering the venues for the INQAAHE annual events for the last ten years, preferences for hosting the INQAAHE Forum 2024 will be given to the following regions:

  • Pacific
  • South America and the Caribbean
  • Arab States
  • North America, and
  • Africa.

Submission of proposals to host the INQAAHE Forum 2026 should be made through the INQAAHE Secretariat. There will be a two-step process for members interested in hosting the INQAAHE Forum 2026, with the first step being the submission of a formal letter of intent with the preliminary proposal (expression of interest). The letter of intent and the preliminary proposal must be submitted electronically using this application form to by January 31, 2024.

Call for proposals

You will find more information and details on official call to host INQAAHE Forum 2026. Please read it carefully before submitting the preliminary proposal as this document provides an overview of the review and the decision-making process to be followed with regard to the handling of all submitted proposals.

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