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The European Organization for Quality

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

EOQ 63rd Quality Congress - 23-24 October, 2019 in Lisbon/Portugal

The EOQ 63rd Quality Congress will be organized in Lisbon/Portugal on 23-24 of October 2019 with the valuable support of the EOQ National Representative organization from Portugal, Associação Portuguesa para a Qualidade (APQ). 

Early Bird Registration is open!
Register before July 31 to benefit from discount.

The 63rd EOQ Congress Call for Papers & Contests is now open!

The Organizing Committee invites all interested authors to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. Selected authors will get 50% discount on the regular registration fee.

Submission of Abstracts/Contest Applications open: November 24, 2018

Submission of Abstracts/Contest Applications deadline: May 31, 2019

Notification of Acceptances deadline: July 1, 2019

EOQ 62nd Quality Congress - 21-22 June, 2018 in Paris/France

The EOQ 62nd Quality Congress was successfully organized in Paris/France, on 21-22 of June 2018 with the valuable support of the EOQ National Representative organization from France, l'Association France Qualité Performance (AFQP).

Congress motto: "Feel the new Quality way!" 

Remember the EOQ 62nd Quality Congress - Paris/June 21-22, 2018 !



  • TR Ing. Viktor Seitschek, EOQ past President and European Georges Borel winner, passed away on July 16th, 2019
    It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of our longtime friend and colleague, Viktor Seitschek. With his contribution to the European Organization of Quality for more than 40 years, as President and Vice President of EOQ Executive Board, organizer and host of EOQ Congresses, he is and will remain a reference in our organization.
    Viktor Seitschek, pioneer of quality concepts in Austria and Europe, representing for many years the EOQ National Representative organization from Austria, OVQ and Quality Austria, will remain in our memories through his professional and human qualities, valuable contribution to the vision and mission of EOQ, for his presidency and active commitment all these years. 



  • On the occasion of the 61st EOQ Congress of Bled/Slovenia/11-12.10.2017 EOQ signed a World Partner Memorandum of Understanding with the Quality Council of India (QCI).

    • EOQ achieved milestone in Europe-wide recognition of quality 
      In January 2017 the EOQ was acknowledged by the European Accreditation (EA) for its quality management personnel program (EOQ Competence Specification/Certification Scheme 9000). This allows the accredited certification of quality personnel throughout Europe. Details in EOQ Press Release
    • EOQ updated Normative documents (EOQ Competence Specifications and Certification Schemes) available for all interested organizations and professionals active in the fields of quality, environmental, occupational health and safety, social responsibility, risk, energy management systems! Here
    • EOQ important News! All persons (world-wide) interested in EOQ's activities and products are invited to become EOQ Individual Networking Partner Members


      • MoU signed in Helsinki/01.06.2016 by ITC partners with World Alliance for Quality members to create Global Platform for Quality to assist SMEs - Joint initiative to promote the development of effective quality management and assurance systems. See Press Release

        Photo: from left to right Patricia La Londe/ASQ, Margareta Funder/ITC, Marcos Vaena/ITC, Greg Watson/IAQ, Ichiro Kotsuka/JUSE, Dr. Eric Janssens/EOQ, George Georgiades/EOQ, Bill Troy/ASQ, Dr. Pal Molnar/IAQ, Janak Mehta/IAQ 
    • At the EOQ General Assembly meeting of Leuven/Belgium, 06.12.2014, Benedikt Sommerhoff from DGQ/Germany made an interesting presentation - "The future of our core profession - The transformation of the Quality Manager". For details please contact eoq@eoq-org.eu
      Watch interview with Benedikt Sommerhoff.
    • Signing the IPC MLA with EOQ by the IPC Chairman Giancarlo Colferai
    • 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+.
    • 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.e.janssens@eoq-org.eu Please add your up-dated CV. 

    EOQ 60 Years' Celebration

    National Quality Mark Labels – Recognized by EOQ


    SQ (Slovenian Quality) Mark is granted by the Slovenian Association for Quality and Excellence (SZKO) to companies registered in Slovenia with good business results, high quality products and/or services which have been produced in Slovenia. At least 50% of knowledge, materials, parts, and work involved have to be of Slovenian origin. By this, SZKO strives for the promotion of good Slovenian companies and Slovenia as a country.  More...

    Details about SQ Mark
    Quality Mark SQ Symbols 
    Ceremony on issuing one of SQ Quality Marks

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