Application for a Statement of Comparability for a Foreign University Degree

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Application details

This information is used for statistical purposes only and does not affect the content of your Statement of Comparability.

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Personal details


Contact information


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University degree to be evaluated

Fill in the information exactly as stated in the original university diploma and use Latin script. Fill in a separate application form for each university degree you want us to evaluate.

Only use Latin script (A a B b C c …) and special characters from a German keyboard, e.g.
Ä ä Ö ö Ü ü ß 1 2 3 - + @ / , .

Transliterate characters from languages that do not use the Latin alphabet (e.g. Arabic, Greek, or Russian) to Latin script.
You can find some transliterations in our database by clicking on "Hochschulabschlüsse" and "Institutionen."

If you did not specialize in any area of study, leave this field blank.


If this is not stated in your diploma, leave this field blank.

If this is not stated in your diploma, leave this field blank.


State the standard duration of your degree program.

This is the number of years it typically takes to complete the program and is determined by your university.


Prior education

Name of the secondary school qualification that granted you access to university.


If, for example, a master´s degree is to be evaluated, this is where the information about the bachelor´s degree is entered.


500 characters maximum



The ZAB cannot issue a Statement of Comparability if you withhold your consent without an explanation. Only serious reasons can be accepted, e.g. if you have been granted political asylum. You have to submit regular photocopies of documentation proving the reasons for your withholding your consent together with your application.


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Complete your application

Once you have reviewed the information you entered, click on the button "Complete application." The application form will be converted into a PDF file with a registration number. Print out the PDF file and sign the completed application form.