Recognition of the previous university degree

The University of Economics Prague (VŠE) as a higher education institution which was awarded institutional accreditation is, pursuant to Section 48 (4) to (6) of the Act on Higher Education Institutions, entitled not to require within the admission procedure a document on the general recognition of equivalence of education gained abroad and may itself, for the purposes of the admission procedure, assess whether the applicant’s education attained abroad meets the legal condition for admission to studies.

In order to use this procedure, an applicant shall fill in this electronic request, pay the fee in accordance with the following instructions and send notarised copies of documents proving their education together with an official translation to the Czech or English language via regular mail to the address

VSE Prague
Legal Department (pravni oddeleni)
nam. W. Churchilla 4
130 67 Praha 3
Czech Republic

In case of secondary education, it will be
  1. a notarised copy of a relevant foreign document on secondary education,
  2. a confirmation of the relevant secondary school abroad or any other authorised body in the respective country on the fact that the secondary school leaver of the foreign secondary school concerned is in the given country entitled to apply for a bachelor degree programme,
  3. their official translation to the Czech or English language, where applicable.
In case of a higher education diploma, it will be
  1. a notarised copy of a diploma or similar document on accomplishing the studies issued by the relevant university/college abroad,
  2. a notarised copy of a diploma supplement or a transcript of records,
  3. their official translation to the Czech or English language, where applicable.

An applicant will receive information on the result of the assessment via email. The result of the assessment will be also sent directly to the faculty which conducts the degree programme the applicant is applying for. If the result is positive it can be used for all degree programmes of all VSE faculties in Prague where the relevant applicant had filed the application, before he/she submitted the Request for Recognition of Education Abroad.

*For more information contact the VSE Legal Department.