Accreditations - European Leadership University




European Leadership University is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) which is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges.

ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution.

European Leadership University (ELU) has been accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges & Universities (ASIC), making it the first international accreditation for the institution.    

ASIC is an independent quality assurance body based in the UK, specialising in assessing the quality of educational providers around the globe. It operates in more than 60 countries and works with governments and institutions to enhance education quality. They have strict criteria in place to evaluate educational institutional systems worldwide.

2023 Real Leaders Impact Awards Winner

A global award that recognizes organisations for their real commitment to causing sustainable change in the world. The university was chosen based on its commitment to promoting a culture of ethical leadership, sustainability, and diversity thereby empowering students with valuable skills and knowledge that will prepare them for successful careers in an increasingly interconnected global society. 

5 Star Rating award by QS Stars for Online Learning

European Leadership University (ELU) has been awarded a 5 Star Rating for Online Learning by QS Stars, a leading global education rating and ranking agency.

This award recognizes European Leadership University’s exceptional commitment to providing high-quality online education to students across the world. European Leadership University’s online programs have been evaluated on several criteria, including the quality of teaching, student support, online resources, and assessment methods


ELU is officially recognized and  registered at CRKBO (Centraal Register Kort Beroepsonderwijs).
The CRKBO (Dutch “Centraal register Kort Beroepsonderwijs”) is the Central Register for Short Vocational Education.
Admittance into this register is exclusive to educational institutions that operate within the quality code and regulations set forth by the Dutch government for tax legislation and within the European UnionVguidelines for quality vocational education.
Registration only occurs after successfully passing an audit by an independent body designated by the Dutch government (the CPION- Centrum Post-Initieel Onderwijs, or Center for Post-Initial Education).


European Leadership University (ELU)  proudly announced that it Is recognized as an EU Research Institution with Research Sponsorship Status according to  Directive (EU) 2016/801 and also is listed in the National Academic Research and Collaborations Information System (NARCIS). NARCIS is a leading online portal database of Dutch scientific research data and publications. It indexes extensive data sets and publications, including a large part of open-access work.


European Leadership University (ELU) is a fully recognised European university established in 2015 with the official decree and approval by the Ministry of Education and Culture in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

We have received Institutional accreditation in 2016 and achieved full programme accreditation in 2017 by the Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council, Nicosia which is represented at The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), the umbrella organisation for recognised government accreditation agencies in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).

ELU is officially registered at YÖDAK .
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