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The recognition of foreign diplomas for higher education studies and NQFs

On May 21, 2015, Academic Information Centre organized a seminar on the role of national qualifications frameworks in the recognition of foreign diplomas for studies in higher education programmes in Latvia, which took place in the hotel “Konventa Seta”, Riga.

During the seminar the following topics were discussed:
•    The aims and process of developing the European and national qualifications frameworks;
•    Overview of national qualifications frameworks in different European and non-European countries, with a special focus on higher education access qualifications; 
•    The role of national qualifications frameworks in the recognition of foreign diplomas in Latvia;
•    Practical examples of recognition of foreign diplomas;

The seminar was intended for admission officers in higher education institutions working with foreign students. In total 36 persons attended the seminar representing  17 higher education institutions. The participation in the seminar was only with invitations.

The seminar was organised in terms of the European Commission project   560372-EPP-1-2015-1-LV-EPPKA3-EQF-NCP.