WIUU is affiliated with Richmond, the American International University in London. Richmond is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the US Department of Education. Richmond is licensed to award Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, and Master of Business Administration degrees by the Department of Education in the State of Delaware.
Richmond is also accredited in the United Kingdom by the Open University Validation Services and holds related degree validation. Its degrees are also designated by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) of Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom (Recognized Awards) Statutory Order 2006 dated November 23,2006.
Richmond is also a member of the Association of American International Colleges and Universities, whose members are located throughout Europe and the Middle East. There is a cooperative agreement dated October 25, 2009 signed between WIUU and Richmond which allows establishing exchange arrangements for students, faculty and staff.The general purpose of this Agreement is to establish specific educational relations and co-operations between the two participating institutions in order to promote academic linkages and to enrich the understanding of the culture of the two countries concerned.