Information for degrees completed in foreign countries

 

INFORMATION FOR DEGREES MENTIONED IN THIS OFFICIAL SPECIFIC LIST:

 

  • To make the request for the recognition of the degrees and the conversion of the grade into the Portuguese scale, the candidate should follow the instructions of ‘Direção Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES) , available here.
  • Once the recognition of the degree has been issued by a Portuguese public institution for higher education or by ‘Direção Geral do Ensino Superior’, the candidate should indicate in the ‘BIODIV Application Form’ the conversion of the original grade into the Portuguese scale according to the evidence of recognition.

 

 

INFORMATION FOR OTHER DEGREES:

 

  • To make the request for the recognition of the degrees and the conversion of the grade into the Portuguese scale, the candidate should contact any Portuguese public institution for higher education that offers degree programs ‘in the same field of studies (or in similar)’. The necessary procedures, required documents, costs and time scales depend on each particular institution. More information at DGES.
  • Once the recognition of the degree has been issued by a Portuguese public institution for higher education, the candidate should indicate in the ‘BIODIV Application Form’ the conversion of the original grade into the Portuguese scale according to the evidence of recognition.

 

 

For more information please contact DGES (info.naric@dges.mctes.pt).