Recognition of diplomas
You have studied abroad and would like to have your diploma recognised in France?
Find all the information you need about diploma recognition.
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Submitting an application for qualification recognition can be used for continuing studies, looking for a job or for obtaining a reference to a French-language course as part of a naturalisation application. It can also be requested for any other purpose for which it could be useful.
- Required documents
- Submitting the request
- Following up your request and result
A foreign qualification is assessed using a thorough knowledge of education systems and the application of criteria in compliance with the recommendations of the Lisbon Recognition Convention.
The European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) is a project launched in 2017 by the Council of Europe to help Member States assess the qualifications of refugees who have been parted from their academic documents and facilitate their integration into the host country.
In France, education is mandatory and free from 3 to 16 years old. Access to higher education is dependent on achieving the baccalaureate national diploma.