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Objectives and functions
 
 
ACSUCYL is the external assessment body for the university system in Castilla y León and is aimed at the assessment, accreditation and certification of quality at Universities and research and higher education institutions in Castilla y León.

In addition, ACSUCYL can also collaborate in the processes of assessment, accreditation and certification of Universities and higher education institutions outside the Autonomous Region of Castilla y León in the context of the European Higher Education Area.

The activities of assessment, accreditation and certification developed by the Agency, aim at achieving the following general purposes:
 
a) To foster the improvement of teaching and research activity and management of Universities and research and higher education institutions, encouraging the improvement of competitiveness and economic development of Castilla y León.
 
b) To provide adequate information about the university system to public Administrations, the productive sector and society in general, for making decisions in their areas of action.
 
ACSUCYL undertakes the functions which have been legally assigned to it in an autonomous manner and in accordance with European standards for quality assurance agencies.
 
 
 
 
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