NOKUT’s country database

In NOKUT’s country database you can find information on the main principles governing the recognition of educational systems and the most common degrees in selected countries.

You will also find information on the recognition of foreign degrees in Norway: Minimum requirements for recognition as higher education in Norway, education that is recognized as equivalent to Norwegian higher education, and the most common educational degrees awarded in each country.

The database also includes an overview of the main structures of the educational systems of each country, from elementary school to higher education; major educational reforms and information on quality assurance or accreditation of higher education. You will also find information on rankings, links to further reading and source materials for the database.

The database is not complete. This means that a lot of the countries lack information. We apologize for the inconvenience this is causing you.

Notice: The information of each country is in Norwegian.