Supporting smooth and fair recognition processes in higher education

The Academic Recognition Hub is a database of resources in the field of recognition of qualifications and study periods abroad. The Hub is a space for all higher education professionals and other parties with an interest in policies, processes and good practice in academic recognition. In addition to providing quick and easy access to relevant material, such as legal documents, manuals and reports, it also informs about training and development opportunities.

The Academic Recognition Hub does not include information on recognition of specific credentials or a qualification. Those seeking advice on access to a specific institution should contact the respective institution or the information centre of the country where the institution is located.

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  • Miscellaneous 2022 Digitalisation, Qualifications, Recognition of prior learning

    The Micro-Evaluator


    This page provides access to a tool for recognising micro-credentials for admission officers, credential evaluators, and anyone interested in the recognition of micro-credentials. Learn how to evaluate micro-credentials with this application.

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  • Publications 2022 Digitalisation, Qualifications, Recognition of prior learning

    The Rise and Recognition of Micro-credentials: Stacking Modules and the Future of the Qualification


    This paper revisits the current flexibilization of the education landscape (modular learning and stacking of learning units) and what the implications are for current good practice in recognition as promoted by the LRC. The purpose of this paper is twofold: to provide insight into the current state of play in the field of micro-credentials, and to give recommendations for the development of practices for their recognition.

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  • Training and peer-learning 2022 Refugees

    Online training for the fast-track recognition of Ukrainian academic qualifications

    CIMEA, European Union

    On 6 April 2022, the European Commission and CIMEA – the Italian National Academic Recognition Information (ENIC-NARIC) centre – held an an online training to support the fast-track recognition of Ukrainian academic qualifications. The training focused on informing higher education institutions, public bodies and organisations in the European Union (EU) and beyond about the Ukrainian higher education system, its qualifications, available tools for and resources related to the verification of academic qualifications. This webpage provides the full recording of the training as well as a link to guidelines.

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  • Publications 2022 European Education Area, Good practice, Qualifications, Quality Assurance, Refugees

    Howard Davies: How can we build our capacity to recognise academic qualifications – and why should we?

    European University Association (EUA)

    Achieving and maintaining compliance with internationally accepted recognition procedures is a necessary task for higher education institutions. EUA Senior Adviser Howard Davies highlights rapid changes in the recognition landscape, why the recognition processes in place at institution level need to be kept in a state of readiness and how self-assessment can contribute to institutional capacity-building.

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