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Bircham International University References


This section presents different types of references that attest Bircham International University education quality and legitimacy.


These references about Bircham International University may contribute to the acceptance and validation of the Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctor Ph.D. Degrees, as well as the professional diplomas of Specialist & Expert earned through our distance learning higher education programs.


The Bircham International University references listed here provide a comprehensive review of BIU from several cultural and educational perspectives and as well as from different countries' legal framework.


Click on each list item to see the pertinent details, documents and links, past and current.




Educational Quality Assessment & Accreditation

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The process of accreditation is non-governmental and represents a voluntary and self-regulation process to ensure the academic quality of educational institutions. There are no worldwide accreditation standards. Accreditation is not equivalent to legality or recognition, it is a non-governmental and voluntary quality standard. Bircham International University distance learning higher education is accredited, recognized or member of the following international bodies and meets (or has met) the education quality standards of such organizations in different countries. None of these organizations belong to the USA CHEA, the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. More info...


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AADP - American Association of Drugless Practitioners
AAHEA - American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation
APICS - Accademia per la Promozione Internazionale della Cultura e della Scienza
ASET - Accreditation Syndicate for Education & Training
EDUCAUSE - Higher Education Through Information Technology
EFQUEL - European Foundation for Quality in eLearning
EQAC - Educational Quality Accrediting Commission
IACET - International Association for Continuing Education & Training
IADL - International Association for Distance Learning (UK)
IAO - International Accreditation Organization
IARC - International Accreditation & Recognition Council
IEAC - International Education Accreditation Commission
IHAC - Intergovernmental Higher Academic Council
OMMA - Organización Mundial de Medicinas Alternativas
QAC - Quality Assurance Commission
WCRDE - World Council for Regular and Distance Education



Legal & Institutional References

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Bircham International University distance learning degree programs merge the best of the two leading higher education systems of the world: Europe and the United States of America. Bircham International University follow the current higher education guidelines set forth by the European Union (European Credit Transfer System [ECTS]) as well as the USA (Generally Accepted Accrediting Practices [GAAP]). More info...


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Bircham International University Foundation
Bircham International University Legal History
BIU Founder - Deric Bircham
BIU Founder - Enrique Martin
BIU Founder - Wen Hung Cheng
BIU Founder - William Martin
DICES International Guide
EU Adult Education - Grundtvig Program (OAPEE)
EU ECTS - European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System
EU EQF - European Qualifications Framework
EU Open Education Europa
EU VIP - Validation of Informal Learning
OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Online Trust Seal - Sello de Confianza Online
Spain Embassy Chinese (Shanghai)
Spain Embassy English (UK)
Spain Embassy English (USA)
Spain Embassy Español (Mexico)
Spain Embassy French (Maroc)
Spain Embassy German (Germany)
Spain Embassy Portugues (Angola)
Spain Embassy Portugues (Brazil)
Spain ICEX - Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior
Spain Ministry of Consumer Affairs (INC)
Spain Ministry of Economy
Spain Ministry of Education
Spain Official Madrid Chamber of Commerce
Spain Registrar of Companies
UK Commonwealth of the Bahamas
UK Companies House
UK Ogba Kingdom Royal Charter
US-Spain Chamber of Commerce
USA Accreditation References
USA Legal Compliance
USA Non Profit 501c3 Status
USA State of Delaware



Consumer Protection & Guaranties

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Bircham International University offers a unique refund policy in addition to other consumer protection guaranties. This refund policy will allow any student to try any Bircham International University distance learning higher education program of study and cancel the program with minimum financial risk. Full tuition refund up to 10 days notice, 80% tuition refund up to 90 days notice, and 50% tuition refund up to one year notice. More info...


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Online Trust Seal - Sello de Confianza Online
Spain Ministry of Consumer Affairs (INC)



Membership, recognition & global references

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Along many years Bircham International University has sought education quality assessment, networking, membership and/or independent third party references such as those listed below. These references have helped Bircham International University to improve institutionally and have contributed to the acceptance of BIU distance learning higher education. More info...


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AAMA - American Alternative Medical Association
AAOU - Asian Association of Open Universities
ABED - Associação Brasileira de Educação a Distância
AHEA - Adult Higher Education Alliance
AHHA - American Holistic Health Association
AHP - Association for Humanistic Psychology
ANCED - Asociación Nacional de Centros de Enseñanza a Distancia
APAIE - Asia-Pacific Association for International Education
BAOL - The British Association for Open Learning
BCMA - The British Complementary Medicine Association
BLA - The British Learning Association
CAEL - Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
CAM - The Cambridge Association of Managers
CPT - Council of Holistic Professional Therapists
EADI - European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes
ECBE - European Council for Business Education
Eduespaña - Study in Spain
EFVET - European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training
ESREA - European Society for Research on the Education of Adults
GESFWA - Global Education Support Forum for Working Adults
IACEE - International Association for Continuing Engineering Education
IASTED - International Association of Science and Technology for Development
ICDE - International Council Distance Education
ICFHE - International Commission for Higher Education
ICHE - International Council for Higher Education
OAM - The Oxford Association of Managers
ODAEE - Organización de las Américas para la Excelencia Educativa
SEFI - Societé Européene pour la Formation des Enginieurs
USDLA - United States Distance Learning Association
WAOE - World Association for Online Education
WFUNA - World Federation of United Nations Associations





Formal universities recognition or acceptance of Bircham University

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The traditional education establishment considers that a distance learning degree program that is accepted by a traditional campus university may be considered equivalent and somehow recognized. Bircham International University distance learning higher education programs have been formally accepted by several universities. More info...


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BAU - Beirut Arab University (Lebanon)
BCPS - Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons
CIS - College for International Studies (Spain-USA)
CUFCE - California University Foreign Credentials Evaluation (USA)
ESPOJ - Universidad Politécnica Javeriana
HU - Haigazian University (Lebanon)
MEU - Middle East University (Middle East)
MMU - Masinde Muliro University (Kenya)
MU - Mazandaran University (Iran) 
MU - Misurata University 
NDU - Notre Dame University (France & Lebanon)
SUTD - Saint Petersburg University of Technology & Design (Russia)
UCU - Universidad Católica del Uruguay
ULE - University of Leon
ULL - University of La Laguna (Spain)
UM - University of Memphis (USA)
UMKB - Université Mohamed Khider Biskra
UniLu - University of Luxembourg
UNINI - Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana
UNLA - Universidad Nacional de Lanus (Argentina)
USAC - Universidad San Carlos de Guatemala
USEK - Univesité Saint-Espirit de Kalisk (Lebanon)
USM - Universidad Santa María de Chile
UTAD - Universidade de Trás-Os-Montes e Alto Douro
WU - Walden University (USA)



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