• Ensuring greater academic RECOGNITION on the global stage.

• Promoting TRANSFERABILITY of public health education & training.

• Increasing EMPLOYABILITY of public health graduates.

• Attesting the QUALITY of Public Health Workforce training.




APHEA Activities

APHEA focuses on accreditation of public health education and training as well as activities designed to help schools and programmes of public health achieve accreditation. In addition APHEA validate individual curricula, offer supportive consultancy services and, along with partners, research the field of public health accreditation.


A six year long accreditation based upon an institution's ability to provide a solid structure or foundation for their public health academic, research and service output. more>>

Bachelor Accreditaiton Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation

A six year long accreditation of bachelor and master level degrees based upon a "fitness for purpose" approach following a successful Curriculum Validation, a thorough self-evaluation report and a site visit. more>>

Agency for Public Health Accreditation

Curriculum validation operates both as a stand-alone quality mark for curricula and also as a formal prerequisite to begin the process of programme and institutional accreditation. more>>


CPD Continuous Professioanl Development Accreditation

A three year accreditation focussing on training and educational events such as Continuous Professional Development (CPD) through to summer schools and conferences. more>>


Agency for Public Health Accreditation

a. APHEA & ASPHER offer a Quality Improvement & Development Service to help schools and programmes develop toward its standards. A bespoke service also useful for new and developing schools and programmes more>>

b. The sector focussed expertise contained within APHEA is unparalleled in the European Region. For this reason APHEA is available to provide service and consultancy to national governments and accrediting agencies when they require public health expertise within their own systems of accreditation.

c. APHEA frameworks and expertise can also be used as independent services in monitoring and evaluating project implementation. more>>