Liden & Denz is accredited with various international bodies Accreditation usually means the positive result of an on-site inspection or audit. Sometimes (eg for Bildungsurlaub), the decision to accredit is based only on written statements made by school. The standards necessary to gain a certain accreditation are unique to each scheme. These are explained in detail on the weblinks below.
EAQUALS – Excellence in Language Education
EAQUALS is an association for providers of language services, founded in 1991, with over 100 members in over 20 different countries. EAQUALS grants its quality label to institutions that meet its high inspection standards. Before becoming an accredited member of EAQUALS, schools and organizations must undergo a rigorous inspection based on the Code of Practice and Charters. All three Liden & Denz language centres are accredited members of EAQUALS.
IALC – International Association of Language Centres
The International Association of Language Centres is a worldwide network of leading independent language schools that teach the language of their country to students from abroad. Member schools are governed by the IALC quality assurance scheme, which demands high standards of professionalism in all aspects of service. Liden & Denz is the only Russian member of the association and had the honour to host the 2004 IALC AGM and Workshop in St.Petersburg. Liden & Denz St. Petersburg and Moscow are both members of IALC.
TRKI (TORFL) Test Preparation Centres
Our language schools are both official examination centres for the new Russian State Examination TRKI (TORFL in English). Liden & Denz has been running preparation courses for the TRKI examinations for several years. The exam itself can be taken at the University year-round. Liden & Denz is also taking care of the paperwork involved with the exam board.
Brookhaven College Credits
Undergraduates studying in the US or Canada can receive transferable credits from Brookhaven College Texas.
Russian courses at our centres are recognised as “Bildungsurlaub” in various regions of Germany (Bundesländer). Here is a full breakdown of all our Bildungsurlaub recognitions (search for Russian).
Students from Sweden can apply for a CSN scholarships when learning at any of the Liden & Denz Language Centres, if they enrol through one of our authorised agents in Sweden. A list of these agents is available on request.