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Foreign university degrees: recognition

A foreign university degree may be conducted in the form conferring on it, indicating the lending institution. There is no assessment of the university degree or formal recognition of the foreign degree.

Under what conditions and in what form a foreign degree may be conducted is regulated by Section 10 of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act in the sense of a statutory general approval. The management requirements must be independently checked by the degree holder.

An assessment of a foreign university degree and, if necessary, a conversion of equivalence into a corresponding domestic degree is only carried out for late emigrants and late emigrants.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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