National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation

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The National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (大学評価・学位授与機構 Daigaku Hyōka • Gakui Juyo Kikō?), abbreviated NIAD-UE, is Japan's "independent administrative institution" affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), whose objectives are:

As of July 2007, the second objective consists of:

It is headquartered in Kodaira, Tokyo.

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  • 1991: The Study Centre for Acacemic Degree Awarding and Committee for Study for Creation of Academic Degree Awarding Institution was established in the Graduate University for Advanced Studies [1].
  • 1992: The NIAD was established.
  • 1994: The NIAD was expanded to NIAD-UE.
  • 2002: The first publication of the results of evaluation.
  • 2003: Relocated to the current campus in Kodaira.

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Coordinates: 35°43′08″N 139°28′29″E / 35.71889°N 139.47472°E / 35.71889; 139.47472