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Recognition of Foreign Diplomas and Degrees

The applicant who completed the previous higher education at a foreign higher education institution, must submit one of the following documents:

1) A document obtained in accordance with sections 89 and 90 of the Higher Education Act proving general recognition of a foreign higher education in the Czech Republic (so- called “nostrification”). More information here.

2) A foreign document concerning a foreign higher education if it is deemed automatically equivalent in the Czech Republic in accordance with its international agreements without any further administrative procedures (a higher education diploma and diploma supplement from Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, or Slovenia). For more information see here.

3) A foreign document concerning a foreign higher education to be assessed by the Faculty (for a fee of CZK 810). The applicant must send the documents concerning a foreign higher education in hard copy form by post or deliver them personally (the documents cannot be sent by email) no later than by 30th April 2020 to the address of the faculty: 

Dean´s office, Charles University, 1st Faculty of Medicine
Department of Science and Research and International Relations
Kateřinská 1660/32, 121 08 Praha 2

A fee payment of CZK 810 is made together with the payment of the fee for the admission procedure or when the applicant asks for assessment of his foreign education in the admissions procedure. 

Account number for payment: 37434021/0100
IBAN: CZ9701000000000037434021

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Detailed information about the manner of proving fulfilment of the requirement of completion of a master’s programme of study for graduates of foreign higher education institutions is available on the faculty website:


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