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.