Accreditation, Recognition, Memberships
OPIT – Open Institute of Technology is a fully accredited Online Higher Education institution by the MFHEA Authority under the European Qualification Framework (EQF) and MQF (Malta Qualification Framework – MQF – Licence number n.005-2023). As such, OPIT programs have full legal value in Europe and are professionally recognized by employers.
OPIT programs and degrees are fully accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).
Check their status on the Malta Qualification Database:
To access information about the accreditation status of upcoming programs, please refer to this link.
Accreditation is a form of certification in which the MFHEA will verify that an academic or vocational program meets minimum academic and vocational standards. Accreditation ensures that the qualification a student works so hard to obtain meets quality standards, and that it will be recognized by other educational institutions and employers.
The decisive stage of accreditation is the mapping of the program to the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF) and the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) – further information on the MFHEA and the MQF/EQF may be obtained from www.mfhea.mt
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