Qanu works to improve the quality of education, research, professional training, strategy and policy in higher education and professional organisations. We support evaluations and accreditations, and give tailor-made training and advice on quality assurance, programme improvement and peer review.

Welcome to Qanu

Qanu’s professionals have detailed and up-to-date knowledge of the major (international) trends and collaborate in quality assurance processes and systems, in particular in a European context. Qanu is in contact with all major alliances of the European Universities and regularly shares its experiences and knowledge at international conferences. Furthermore, Qanu is increasingly involved in consultancy for professional organisations and educational bodies, through which we provide innovative and flexible quality assurance solutions and policy improvement.


A reliable partner

Qanu is a ‘not for profit’ organisation. We have over fifteen year of experience with quality assurance and review processes of higher education and policy in the Netherlands and internationally, and benefit from an extensive network of professionals in education. Qanu is a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). Qanu is listed on the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR).


Our services

Our international services comprise:

  • Reviewing existing quality processes;
  • Benchmarking quality assurances processes, based on the Standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area (ESG);
  • Ongoing monitoring and periodic review of programmes;
  • Optimizing stakeholders’ involvement to drive improvement;
  • Developing of in-company learning trajectories.
  • Training and advise to drive improvement of programmes;
  • Improving quality assurance of flexible learning experiences and micro-credentials;
  • Development of infrastructure for quality assurance systems;


Our promise

Qanu has a no nonsense approach. Our professionals offer sound advice and sustainable solutions. We are experienced educational specialists with an eye for quality of learning and process improvement. At Qanu, we believe in a tailor-made approach. When choosing to work with our specialists, your unique situation, setting and wishes will be central to our advice. Together we will find a fitting solution or answer to any need or question you may have.

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