The European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) is an accreditation given by the European Federation of Management Development (EFMD) to the business school. The steps to get EQUIS accreditation are the same as AACSB. The time required is much shorter which is only two (2) years. There are 10 criteria that requisite for obtaining the accreditation. EQUIS Accreditation proposed based on the following justifications:
The Accreditation Unit is still in the best momentum to continue its efforts towards obtaining EQUIS accreditation after successfully obtaining AACSB accreditation.
Aspects emphasized by EQUIS accreditation are internationalization and corporate linkages.
Strengthen international recognition of the quality of business schools in UPM.
Increase the aspect of internationalization in line with UPM's vision.