- Education from Afghanistan?
If you have an education from Afghanistan you need to - before applying for an recognition of your education från UHR - verify your educational documents aswell as your identity with the Embassy of Afghanistan in Stockholm.
You will find more information on the embassy website: www.embassyofafghanistan.se
If you have started an application here, please save it and return to submit your application with all information an documentation after completed the verification process at the embassy.
- I haven’t completed my secondary education – what do I do?
The Swedish Council for Higher Education only evaluates completed qualifications, so it is not possible to receive a recognition statement from a part of a qualification.
For information about how to complete your upper-secondary education and plan future studies, talk to a careers and study guidance counsellor.
- Upper-secondary education from the US?
If your upper-secondary education (High School Graduation or GED) was in the US, you must ask your high school to send an official transcript straight to:
Universitets- och högskolerådet/Swedish Council of Higher Education
Box 450 93
SE-104 30 Stockholm
- What documents do I need to submit if I have an Upper-secondary education from Cameroon (GCE- system)?
If you have your upper-secondary education from Cameroon (the GCE-system) you need to verify your qualifications. Please contact Cameroon GCE Board and ask them to send the verification in a sealed envelope directly to the Swedish Council for Higher Education. Please note that your name and date of birth must be clearly stated in the verification sent by the GCE Board.
The postal address is:
The Swedish Council of Higher Education
Box 450 93
SE-104 30 Stockholm
The GCE Board may also send the verification by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that the given e-mail address is not intended for questions by applicants.
You can still submit your application here online and upload other necessary documents (proof of personal information and other educational documents) before contacting the GCE Board. Please write a comment wherever possible that you have sent or intend to send a request to the GCE Board.
- What educational documentation do I need from my upper-secondary education?
On this link you can see the name of the most common upper-secondary education with access to higher education in the country you have stated. You can also see which documents you need to upload in order for UHR to be able to evaluate your upper-secondary education. Note that not all upper-secondary or vocational upper-secondary education are stated here, just the most common.
The correct upper-secondary grades from your country of education
- What is upper-secondary education?
Upper-secondary education comes straight after primary and secondary school (compulsory education) and can be either vocational or theoretical (higher education prepatory). The resulting upper-secondary qualifications must be recognised by the education authority in that country.