Dr. hisham elhage

Dr. hisham elhage

Director of Quality Assurance, Institutional Effectiveness & Accreditation (QAIEA)


About The Office

The University’s Quality Assurance Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation Office (QAIEA) drives concurrently with an obligation to the university’s mission, so as to ensure that the quality of education and research provided is under continuous review and that the standards set are and are being met. Therefore, QAIEA is dedicated to set out structures, procedures, and outcomes of the evaluation processes. Furthermore, The Quality Assurance Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation Office (QAIEA) is to provide administrative and substantive leadership, guidance and support for Quality Assurance (QA) at all levels of the university, and to support the institutional and faculty accreditation processes and contents. Furthermore, the QAIEA office supports the university to achieve its mission by assessing and improving administrative and academic performance, supporting various units of the University and providing an excellent educational experience for students. The QAIEA Office defines analyses, maintains and disseminates official institutional data, and provides institutional information to both internal and external constituents, for the purposes of describing, documenting, publishing institutional information and measuring effectiveness. In addition, QAIEA office provides Quality Assurance and Institutional Effectiveness workshops and encourages the use of multiple measures in assessment and curricular and program improvement.

The next stages for the University involve the challenges of an overall institutional review. The QA process at all levels is nonetheless continuous and requires ongoing effort to meet the University’s commitment to fully participate in quality assurance mechanisms both for its academic and administrative structures.


The Quality Assurance Institutional Effectiveness and Accreditation Office (QAIEA) is dedicated to maintain and sustain the highest quality learning, teaching, curricula, research and administration in the university. Toward such purpose, the office will strive through continuous quality improvement; QAIEA will ensure that the highest quality systems and procedures are employed and implemented at all levels.


To promote the university in becoming a national, regional, and international frontrunner in quality of higher learning, visible research and community services. This impact serves the University’s vision in becoming a distinguished institution of higher learning and research, and in promoting the development of ethical, rounded and skilled graduates who contribute towards the development of the local and global community.