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Recognition of studies, diploma and university titles in the Slovak Republic

Recognition of studies, diploma and university titles in the Slovak Republic

In the Slovak Republic the process of recognition of documents from studies abroad includes several institutions:

  • Higher education institution
  • Regional School Authorities
  • Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic
  • Ministries in reviewing professional education

The Centre for Recognition of Documents on Education is organisationally part of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the SR. The Centre currently reviews foreign documents of education and issues decisions of equivalence of documents of education with regard to:

  • their recognition for the purposes of carrying out a regulated occupation in the SR,
  • their recognition for the purposes of continuing studies in the SR (higher education documents on education received in countries covered by agreements).
  • In addition, it considers the documents on education and issues positions of recommending nature:
  • in the case of recognition of a section of study abroad,
  • in the case of recognition of the completed education for the purposes of continuing studies, or carrying out an occupation that is not regulated,
  • in case of recognition of the status of a student for the citizens of the SR studying abroad (so-called continuous preparation for a vocation). It issues the apostil (confirmation of authenticity of a document of education) for university education documents. Further information at www.minedu.sk Phone: 00421-2/59238121 Fax: 00421-2/59238121 

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