Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria (CONEAU)

Comisión Nacional de Evaluación y Acreditación Universitaria (CONEAU)
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
The National Commission for University Evaluation and Accreditation
Parent Institution's name (english translation): 
The Argentina’s Ministry of Education
Parent Institution's name (original language): 
Ministerio de Educación


Institutional postal address: 
Av. Córdoba 1450 C1055AAR
Latin America and Caribbean
Buenos Aires
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
+54 11 4815-9050
Institutional fax: 
+54 4815 0744

Mission / Vision

Its mission is to ensure and enhance the quality of university degrees and institutions in the Argentine university system through the evaluation and accreditation of the quality of the university programs and degrees offered.


Promove the Higher Education Quality with the Evaluation and Accreditation.

Promove a review of the relationship among governments, universities and society. Evaluation is considered as the most appropriate instrument to regulate universities and improve the quality of the education provided by these institutions.

Main activities

The main activities are:

  • evaluate projects submitted by new public and private universities. 
  • To perform external evaluation of university institutions. 
  • To grant accreditation to government regulated undergraduate programs. 
  • To grant accreditation to graduate programs. 
  • To conduct evaluation processes for accreditation of private evaluation and accreditation organizations.
  • It is also responsible for providing recognition to private agencies for university evaluation and accreditation
  • Accreditation of Undergraduate Programs within the MERCOSUR Framework


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government