About JUAA

Brief History

BRIEF HISTORY

1947

JUAA was founded with an initial membership of 46 universities and established the University Standards.

1951

Launched accreditation system for judging membership eligibility.

1952

Approved membership of 38 universities (18 national, two local public and 18 private universities).

1995

Published the Accreditation Manual for Universities based on self-study by each university.

1996

Started accreditation under self-study by each university.

2004

Certified by the Minister of MEXT as a certified evaluation and accreditation agency for universities.

2007
~2016

Certified by the Minister of MEXT as a certified evaluation and accreditation agency for junior college and law school (2007), professional graduate business schools (2008), professional graduate schools of public policy (2010), professional graduate schools of public health (2011), professional graduate schools of intellectual property studies (2012), professional graduate schools of global communications (2016).

2017

Started accreditation for schools of veterinary medicine.
Certified by the Minister of MEXT as a certified evaluation and accreditation agency for professional graduate schools of digital contents.

2018

Launched the Research Institute for Quality Assurance of Higher Education(RIQAHE).