Study Abroad Accreditation Guide

Sorting out which universities abroad have which accreditations can be a chore. Use our handy guide to get a quick list of study abroad university partners who have AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS, MSCHE, or QUIP accreditations – plus quick links to CIS Abroad‘s accredited programs!

AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

AACSB International (AACSB), a global nonprofit association connects educators, students, and business to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders.

Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB provides quality assurance, business education intelligence, and professional development services to over 1,600 member organizations and more than 800 accredited business schools worldwide.

AACSB Accredited CIS Abroad Programs

Semester in Newcastle – University of Newcastle
Semester on the Gold Coast – Bond University
Semester in Limerick – University of Limerick
Semester on the Italian Coast – Sant’Anna Institute / Jacksonville University
Semester in South Korea – Sogang University
Semester in Thailand – Mahidol University
Summer in Asia - Thailand & Cambodia

NECHE - The New England Commision of Higher Education


The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), established in 1885, is recognized as an institutional accreditor by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and serves as a reliable authority and independent voice on the quality of higher education.

NECHE-Accredited CIS Abroad Programs

Semester in Greece – The American College of Greece
Summer in Greece

EQUIS – The European Foundation for Management Development, Quality Improvement System

EFMD is a global, non-profit, membership driven organisation dedicated to management development. Recognised globally as an accreditation body for business schools, business school programmes, and corporate universities. With the support of their 900+ members across 88 countries, we act as a catalyst to promote and enhance excellence in management development globally.

EQUIS Accredited CIS Abroad Programs

Semester on the Gold Coast – Bond University

MSCHE - Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education to conduct accreditation and pre-accreditation (candidacy status) activities for institutions of higher education in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including distance education and correspondence education programs offered at those institutions.

MSCHE Accredited CIS Abroad Programs

Semester in Rome – American University of Rome

QUIP – Forum on Education Abroad

QUIP is the only objective, independent review system in education abroad based on the Standards of Good Practice for Education Abroad developed by the field.

QUIP Accredited CIS Abroad Programs

Semester in Limerick – University of Limerick

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