List of countries and authorities that recognize a foreign education

Country First-degree authority Verification
Afghanistan HEI B
Albania HEI B
Algeria HEI B
Andorra HEI A
Angola HEI L
Antigua and Barbuda HEI A
Argentina HEI A
Armenia HEI A
Australia HEI A
Austria HEI B
Azerbaijan HEI A
Bahamas HEI A
Bahrain HEI L
Bangladesh HEI L
Barbados HEI A
Belarus HEI B
Belgium HEI A
Belize HEI A
Benin HEI L
Bhutan HEI L
Bolivia HEI L
Bosnia and Herzegovina HEI B
Botswana HEI A
Brazil  HEI L
Brunei HEI A
Bulgaria HEI B
Burkina Faso HEI L
Burundi HEI L
Cambodia HEI L
Cameroon HEI L
Canada HEI L
Cape Verde HEI A
Central African Republic HEI L
Chad HEI L
Chile HEI L
China HEI L
Colombia HEI A
Comoros HEI L
Congo (Brazzaville) HEI L
Congo (Kinshasa) HEI L
Cook Islands HEI A
Costa Rica HEI L
Croatia HEI B
Cuba HEI B
Cyprus HEI B
Denmark HEI A
Djibouti HEI L
Dominica HEI A
Dominican Republic HEI A
Ecuador HEI A
Egypt HEI L
El Salvador HEI A
Equatorial Guinea HEI L
Eritrea HEI L
Estonia HEI A
Ethiopia HEI L
Fiji HEI A
Finland HEI A
France HEI B
Gabon HEI L
Gambia HEI L
Georgia HEI B
Germany HEI A
Ghana HEI L
Greece HEI B
Grenada HEI A
Guatemala HEI L
Guinea HEI L
Guinea-Bissau HEI L
Guyana HEI L
Haiti HEI L
Honduras HEI A
Hungary HEI B
Iceland HEI A
India HEI A
Indonesia HEI L
Iran HEI L
Iraq HEI L
Ireland HEI A
Israel HEI A
Italy HEI A
Ivory Coast HEI L
Jamaica HEI L
Japan HEI A
Jordan HEI L
Kazakhstan HEI A
Kenya HEI L
Kiribati HEI L
Kosovo  HEI B
Kuwait HEI L
Kyrgyzstan HEI B
Laos HEI L
Latvia HEI A
Lebanon HEI L
Lesotho HEI A
Liberia HEI A
Libya HEI L
Liechtenstein HEI A
Lithuania HEI A
Luxembourg HEI A
Macedonia HEI B
Madagascar HEI L
Malawi HEI A
Malaysia HEI L
Maldives HEI L
Mali HEI L
Malta HEI A
Marshall Islands HEI A
Mauritania HEI L
Mauritius HEI A
Mexico HEI A
Micronesia HEI L
Moldova HEI B
Monaco HEI A
Mongolia HEI B
Montenegro HEI B
Morocco HEI L
Mozambique HEI L
Myanmar HEI L
Namibia HEI A
Nauru HEI L
Nepal HEI L
Netherlands HEI A
New Zealand HEI A
Nicaragua HEI L
Niger HEI L
Nigeria HEI L
Niue HEI A
North Korea HEI B
Norway HEI A
Oman HEI L
Pakistan HEI L
Palau HEI L
Panama HEI A
Papua New Guinea HEI L
Paraguay HEI L
Peru HEI A
Philippines HEI L
Poland HEI B
Portugal HEI A
Qatar HEI L
Romania HEI B
Russia HEI B
Rwanda HEI L
Saint Kitts and Nevis HEI A
Saint Lucia HEI A
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines HEI A
Samoa HEI A
San Marino HEI A
Sao Tome and Principe HEI A
Saudi Arabia HEI L
Senegal HEI L
Serbia HEI B
Seychelles HEI A
Sierra Leone HEI L
Singapore HEI L
Slovakia HEI B
Slovenia HEI B
Solomon Islands HEI L
Somalia HEI L
South Africa HEI A
South Korea HEI A
Spain HEI B
Sri Lanka HEI L
Sudan HEI L
Suriname HEI A
Swaziland HEI A
Sweden HEI A
Switzerland HEI B
Syria HEI B
Taiwan HEI L
Tajikistan HEI L
Tanzania HEI L
Thailand HEI L
Timor-Leste (East Timor) HEI L
Togo HEI L
Tonga HEI A
Trinidad and Tobago HEI A
Tunisia HEI L
Turkey HEI A
Turkmenistan HEI L
Tuvalu HEI L
Uganda HEI L
Ukraine HEI B
United Arab Emirates HEI L
United Kingdom HEI A
USA HEI A
Uruguay HEI L
Uzbekistan HEI B
Vanuatu HEI A
Vatican City HEI L
Venezuela HEI A
Vietnam HEI B
Yemen HEI B
Zambia HEI L
Zimbabwe HEI L

data as of November 2015

Glossary

  • HEI - Recognition is decided by a public higher education institution, which carries out an accredited similar degree programme as a first-degree authority
  • A - University diploma apostille verification in compliance with the Hague agreement
  • B - University diploma verification is not required, agreement of legal help exists
  • L - University diploma verification in compliance with section 90, subsection 3 on Higher Education Law (i.e. by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or by foreign authority and representative body of the Czech republic)