Recognition of Diplomas for the Continuation of Studies

Information to persons (nationals, foreigners) who would like to have their higher education qualification (diploma, degree certificate and similar) recognized for further studies or other purposes, excluding the practice of regulated professions, and require the recognition of equivalence of the study field. The result of this procedure is the decision of recognition of the qualification with the diploma of higher education.

Pursuant to § 33 of Act no. 422/2015 Coll. on the Recognition of Educational Documents and on the Recognition of Professional Qualifications and on Amendments to Certain Laws, the proof of education in the relevant branch of study, issued by a higher education institution for the purpose of the continuation of studies is in the competence of Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín which pursues study programs in the same or similar branch of studies in respect of educational document. (If Alexander Dubček university of Trenčín do not have the same or similar study program you have to find another university and send the application to them.)

Applicant submits a written request on the recognition of education document at Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín, that must contain the following:

  • first name and surname of an applicant,
  • address of permanent residence or similar residence of applicant,
  • subject of request,
  • name and address of recognized university, where the document on completed education was issued,
  • year confirming the end of applicant’s study,
  • applicant’s signature.

Mandatory documentation submitted together with an application includes:

  • copy of the identification document,
  • certified copy the diploma or degree,
  • transcript of completed courses and exams,
  • certified copy of the diploma supplement, if issued by the HEI,
  • information about the previous achieved level of education,
  • proof of payment of the administrative fee.
    • 5 EURif the qualification is covered by a bilateral agreement signed between the Slovak Republic and the country of origin: Hungary, Germany, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, China. (code in the web and mobile application eKolok: 1723)
    • 30 EUR if the qualification is not covered by any of the bilateral agreements (code in the web and mobile application eKolok: 2218)

The applicant is also obligated to present a certified translation of the educational documents into the official language. Besides the documentation above, the applicant could be also asked to present additional materials and information, if they are proven to be necessary for the validation process.

Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín considers the application within 30 days after its receipt. If the application does not include all the required documents or information, the process will be interrupted and the applicant will be prompted to submit the missing materials or to correct any deficiencies within 30 days of the notice’s receipt. Universtiy decides about recognition of the educational document within two months after the receipt of the complete application.


Administration fee of Alexander Dubček University: 50 EUR

Payment details:

Account number:   SK1381800000007000065375
Constant symbol:   0308
Variable symbol:    190120
Note:                     name and surname of applicant

You can bring in person or send the application by post:
Trenčianska univerzita Alexandra Dubčeka v Trenčíne
Úsek prorektorky pre výchovu a vzdelávanie
Študentská 2
911 50 Trenčín
Slovenská republika

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