Recognition of Foreign Education

Recognition of Foreign Education at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University (programs taught in English)

For successful admission of applicants for study at Masaryk University is needed to have done the recognition of documents. Recognition can be done by so-called nostrification or verification (see below).

Verification

Directive No. 2/2019 regulates the procedure for verification of the condition for admission to study.

The condition for admission to study as specified in the Directive is the completion of a secondary education/ BA degree program/ MA degree program according to the desired degree program at Masaryk University.
For successful admission of applicants for study at MU is needed to have done the recognition of appointed documents stated in the Directive. In case the applicant fails to prove those conditions, he/she shall not be admitted to study.

The faculty shall verify that the submitted foreign certificate entitles its holder in that foreign country to study in a degree program.
For that purpose, it may be requested additional information as stated in the Directive.

Verification costs 600 CZK and all the admitted applicants will be provided with a link for payment. It is needed to provide the following documents.

Important notice:
  • This verification is valid only for the specific program you were admitted to within the specific admission term at the Faculty of Arts.
  • This verification applies only to degree programs taught in English. Students who were admitted to degree programs taught in Czech shall address their questions to overovani@phil.muni.cz.

What documents do I need for the recognition?

Bachelor:
  1. Scan of your high school diploma
  2. Scan of an Apostille/Super-legalization of your high school diploma in case you need it (more can be found here)
  3. Scan of confirmation of accreditation of your high school 
Master:
  1. Scan of your BA diploma 
  2. Scan of an Apostille/Super-legalization of your BA diploma in case you need it (more can be found here).
  3. Scan of your Diploma Supplement/Transcript of Records
PhD.:
  1. Scan of your MA diploma
  2. Scan of an Apostille/Super-legalization of your MA diploma in case you need it (more can be found here).
  3. Scan of your Diploma Supplement/Transcript of Records

Important notice:

  1. Official translation to Czech or English is necessary for all the documents issued in any other language than Czech (Slovak) or English.
  2. A certified/notarized copy of your high school/BA/MA diploma and a certified/notarized copy of your Diploma Supplement/Transcript of Records is a must for your enrollment. Please bring it in a hard copy no later than on the day of your enrollment.

How do I deliver the documents to the faculty?

After making the order and paying for the package, please send us scans of the above-mentioned documents to verification@phil.muni.cz.

You can also send hard copies (please don´t forget that certified/notarized copies are a must) to the address:
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
International Office
Arna Nováka 1
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic

When do I have to send the documents?

  • EU countries, USA, Canada – by January 15th (for enrollment in the Spring Semester) or by August 15th (for enrollment in the Fall Semester)
  • Other countries – by November 30th (for enrollment in the Spring Semester) or June 30th (for enrollment in the Fall Semester)

In case your documents will be issued later, please contact us in advance at verification@phil.muni.cz.

When do I have to bring the documents in hard copies?

  • No later than on the day of your enrollment.
  • Please don´t forget that you will have to bring the documents in officially certified copies! The officialy certified copies can be done in the Czech Republic, so please make sure to bring originals!

Contact

Shall you have any further questions or problems, please contact us at verification@phil.muni.cz.