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The European Organization for Quality

EOQ, is an autonomous, non-profit making association under Belgian law.


  • The 59th EOQ Congress will be organized in Athens/Greece on June 11-12, 2015. Other details will follow in September 2014.
  • EOQ important News! All persons (world-wide) interested in EOQ's activities and products are invited to become EOQ Individual Networking Partner Members


  • New EOQ normative documents (CoS and CS 50000) for Energy Management Personnel, Energy Management Representative (EnMR), Energy Manager (EnM), Energy Management Auditor (EnMA), Energy Management Lead Auditor (EnMLA), have been approved by the EOQ PRU SC and EOQ General Assembly in Gothenburg, June 2014.
  • New EOQ normative documents (CoS and CS) for Quality Management Personnel in Healthcare,  Quality Management Representative in Healthcare (QMR-HC) and Quality Manager in Healthcare (QM-HC), have been approved by the EOQ PRU SC and EOQ General Assembly in February 2014.
  • New EOQ normative documents (CoS and CS 26000) for Social Responsibility Management Personnel, Social Responsibility Manager (SRM) and Social Responsibility Auditor (SRA), have been approved by the EOQ PRU SC and EOQ General Assembly in Istanbul, November 2013.
  • For the first time it will take place in Guimarães – Portugal, at the University of Minho, September 15-16, 2014 the International Conference on Quality Engineering and Management, combining two areas that are usually not together as it was expected – Quality Engineering and Quality Management. First Call for Papers.
  • Quality Austria, EOQ NR organization from Austria, organizes the 2nd Quality Austria Summer Academy 2014 destined for English training courses inclusive examinations for Quality Management Representative, Quality Systems Manager, Quality Auditor and Lead Auditor. The Summer Academy 2014 will take place from 7th till 26th of July 2014. This time part of the Representative and Manager training course will be offered via self-study plus small home-work. For further information you may contact DI Barbara Stöhrmann, Product Management International Trainings, Network partner, Quality Austria Trainings-, Zertifizierungs- und Begutachtungs GmbH
    Tel.: (+43 3115)-493 05
    Mobil: (+43 664) 160 85 11
    E-Mail: barbara.stoehrmann@qualityaustria.com
  • EQO competence certification and 3rd party auditing -  The 2012 revision of the competence specification and certification scheme for quality management personnel, EOQ CoS & CS 9000, has considered both rapidly changing needs of organizations and also developments in auditing standardization. See EOQ Press Release 
  • The International Conference on Quality 2014 - Tokyo, is scheduled from October 19 to 22, 2014. ICQ was first held in Japan, in 1969 sponsored by JUSE. It successfully formed an epoch in the field of quality by offering an opportunity to share information and exchange ideas among quality experts around the world. Since then, the conference has been organized every three years by the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the European Organization for Quality (EOQ), and the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE) by turns. In preparation is also the World Alliance for Quality Summit (21st October 2014, during the ICQ Conference).
  • Signing the IPC MLA with EOQ by the IPC Chairman Giancarlo Colferai
  • News about the developments of the standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 are available under EOQ member area
  • New versions of EOQ CoS 9000 and EOQ CS 9000 for Quality Management Personnel have been issued in accordance with the current market needs and relevant valid standards
  • ISO Focus available free online - From now on, the electronic edition of ISO’s magazine ISO Focus+ is available for consultation and downloading free of charge from the ISO Website http://www.iso.org/isofocus+.
  •  “ EOQ Junior certification schemes”


  • European Accreditation recognized stakeholder status of EOQ (November 2010).

JOB and Career

Welcome to the EOQ's job vacancies service!

This site is open for job search for persons having a valid EOQ certificate. 

For the opportunity to place your job search online, please contact EOQ or directly the EOQ Director General, Dr. Eric Janssens. Please add your up-dated CV. 

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European Quality Week 2014 Events

The European Quality Week, organized annually by EOQ, will be celebrated this year in the period of November 10 - 16, under the slogan "Winning through Quality"

  • SZKO, the EOQ National Representative organization from Slovenia is organizing its annual Quality Conference on November 13-14, 2014 at Hotel Bernardin in Portoroz/Slovenia.
    Shared Communication Campaign promoted by Galgano Group, as part of the 20th European Quality Week, on the occasion of World Quality Day. This Campaign  is unique in its kind in Italy; this cultural movement has the objective to promote culture and the strategic role of Quality and Innovation for the benefit of our country, of our companies and for all of us, with the aim of “fare bene e farlo sapere” (“to do well and make it known”)
    The Italian Event is signed up every year by hundreds of private and public firms from every sector and of every dimension, that trust in the Values of Quality and Innovation, considered as models that seek to Excellence
    • The history
    • Facebook Page    
    • 2013 Ed. Report
    • The latest editorial new by Galgano “Il Movimento della Qualità in Italia” which tells how Quality is a timeless value that never goes out of fashion

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