Recognition of Diplomas

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Recognition of qualifications refers to a decision on the eligibility that foreign qualifications provide when applying for a job or study place. In Finland, recognition decisions are made by different bodies for different purposes.


The Finnish National Board of Education (FNBE)

Higher education institutions and other educational institutions decide on the eligibility that foreign qualifications give for further studies in Finland. They also decide on the recognition of studies completed abroad towards a qualification to be completed in Finland. On request, the FNBE advises higher education institutions on matters that concern academic recognition.

The FNBE has tasks which relate to how studies and professional qualifications completed in Finland are recognised abroad. The FNBE