Definitions of akkreditering

Defined in section 3-1(1) of the Norwegian Universities and University Colleges Act as an assessment of whether a higher education institution or a study programme fulfils the standards and criteria stipulated by the Ministry of Education and Research and the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT). Accreditation is a condition of authorisation to provide higher education.

In the consumer protection context, the term is defined in Article 2(10) of Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 as an attestation by a national accreditation body that a conformity assessment body meets the requirements set by harmonised standards and, where applicable, any additional requirements including those set out in relevant sectoral schemes, to carry out a specific conformity assessment activity.

Definitions of accreditation

official approval or recognition of eg a school, organization or person

If the visit is cancelled it could leave the law school without accreditation.