EAQUALS, the European Association for Quality Language Services, offers the only widely accepted European quality standard for language teaching provision. It is an association of providers of language services, founded in 1991, with over 100 accredited members in 20 different countries. EAQUALS grants its quality label to institutions that meet its high inspection standards. EAQUALS contributes to European projects related to language teaching, including the recent development in cooperation with ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) of an electronic version of an EAQUALS/ALTE European Language Portfolio for adults (www.eelp.org). It also publishes training materials on different aspects of language teaching management.