The European Council for Theological Education formerly the European Evangelical Accrediting Association (EEAA) has accepted the Seminary’s Diploma program for accreditation at level B (equivalent to a vocational Bachelor of Theology, B.Th.). The Seminary has been approved for many years by the educational authorities of the State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) as a private school for professional training. It is also authorized under German law to enroll international students after approval of the local immigration department.

At the undergraduate level, ETS does not enjoy degree-granting privileges from any governmental agency or from a university in Europe. However, the training and academic work of the seminary is acknowledged by all International Council of Evangelical Theological Education (ICETE) theological schools for transfer of credits or acceptance to further studies.

Graduate Studies: Lee University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master, and education specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lee University. ETS received German accreditation for the two master's programs through Evalag in 2019.