The University is a member in good standing of the Chamber of Commerce, Limburg. As an international non-profit organization with legal personality established by Articles of Association and governed under the Civil Code of the Netherlands, the Association “University of Northwest Europe” was incorporated by deed and registered at the Chamber of Commerce of the Province of Limburg, under Reg. No. 52292657 with legal seat in Kerkrade.
Certificate of Incorporation
In addition to the legal status held under Dutch law, the University of Northwest Europe has formally been established as a chartered institution under UNIDI a.i.s.b.l. (University Northwest International Divisions and Institutes – international nonprofit association) located at Brussels and incorporated under Belgian law. Under the charter document, Unorthwest is formally granted the authority to operate as an institution of tertiary education and to exercise all rights as stated in Article 4 of the UNIDI statute.
UNorthwest has achieved Organizational Quality Certification with integrated ISO 9001 conformity audited by the Quality & Standards Agency (QSA).
The Quality & Standards Agency (QSA) is an independent associative group composed of recognized quality practitioners who are certified under accredited quality schemes as quality professionals, assessors, auditors and lead auditors drawn from the quality sector. QSA is an independent group of peers whose members have associated themselves in order to organize, promote, execute and control quality tasks. QSA has been organized as an independent and impartial group within the structure of UNIDI Brussels and is an affiliate with consultative status of the organization without voting rights, working under an independent and self-governing structure apart from UNIDI‘s governance and control. In order to provide quality assurance and qualty improvement in conformity with commonly practised quality standards, QSA has assumed a permanent quality control over the UNIDI network and associated institutes. Moreover, QSA also offers its quality services to all parties which apply for such on a voluntary basis.
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