Accreditations and Acknowledgments
National Commission for Further and Higher Education
The European Forensic Institute is a Higher Education Institution fully accredited by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education (NCFHE no. 2018-014).
NCFHE focuses on:
- providing accreditation to further and higher educational institutions;
- providing accreditation to programmes or courses of studies at further and higher education levels;
- quality assurance of both educational institutions and programmes or courses;
- recognition of obtained national or international qualifications as well as prospective qualifications;
- validation of informal and non-formal learning;
- research and policy recommendation on issues related to further and higher education.
NCFHE is an affiliate member of ENQA, the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education. The Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (QRIC) within NCFHE also forms part of the European Network of Information Centres in the European Region (ENIC) and the National Recognition Information Centres in the European Union (NARIC). The Commission acts also as the National Contact Point for the European Qualifications Framework.
Throughout the years, NCFHE has been a regular contributor to the European forum regulating the European Qualifications Framework and European Meetings of the DG Higher Education, as well as representing Malta on the European Training Foundation Governing Board. More recently, the NCFHE is also participating on the European Working Group on Modernisation of Higher Education which supports EU member states reforms to maximise the potential of higher education systems.
Associazione Nazionale Criminologi e Criminalisti
(Italy's National Association for Criminologists and Forensic Experts)
The courses delievered by the European Forensic Institute are recognised, in Italy, by the “Associazione Nazionale Criminologi e Criminalisti” (registry of the Ministry of Economic Develpoment, Law 14 January 2013, n. 4). This means that the student that complete their studies and reach a Level 6 (Undergraduate degree) or Level 7 (Master’s degree) can, in compliance with the rules set by the Association’s Charter, register to the Association itself and obtain the Certificate of Quality and Professional Competence for the Services provided (under art. 4,7 and 8 of Law 4/2013).
Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
EFI students can register as Members of the Chartered Society of Forensic Science, one of the most prominent organizations, known globally in the field of Forensic Sciences. Therefore, the students that successfully complete their studies at the European Forensic Institute can boast a curriculum of excellence, recognised globally in the field of forensic professions.
The educational activities in the European Forensic Institute are carried out thanks to the collaboration with prestigious public and private companies on an international level, such as the Istituto di Scienze Forensi of Milan (Italy) where the EFI student can take part to extra-curricula activities and job-oriented traineeships.