Evaluation and Accreditation for Higher Education

Certified Evaluation and Accreditation, a national mandatory evaluation and accreditation scheme for higher education in Japan, was introduced on April 1, 2004 to assure and enhance the quality of academic activities such as education and research, organizational management, equipment and facility, and so on. In this evaluation and accreditation scheme, all higher education institutions are required to undergo external evaluation once every seven years by certified evaluation and accreditation organizations. Such agencies must be certified by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Article 109 of the School Education Act).

Digital Hollywood University underwent an evaluation and accreditation for universities by the Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation, certified by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2010. As of March 25, 2011, DHU was recognized as a university that satisfies the set evaluation standards specified by the Japan Institution for Higher Education Evaluation.

Qualifying period

Seven years from April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2017.