Recognition of Foreign Education

If you need recognition of educational documents for submission to several universities in Russia or documents on higher education, please, contact with the Main State Center for Education Evaluation.

If you need recognition of secondary education documents for filing at Pirogov Medical University you may use our service.

We recognize foreign education and (or) foreign qualifications (FEQ) for the purpose of organizing admission to the University, as well as providing individuals possessing such FEQ an access to implement professional activities in the University. The right to self-recognition is defined in Part 11 of Article 107 of the Federal Law of the Russian Federation of December 29, 2012, No. 273-FZ "On Education in the Russian Federation". The University on its own establishes the procedure for the recognition of FEQ.

The procedure for the recognition of FEQ for the purpose of organizing admission to the University, as well as providing individuals possessing such FEQ an access to implement professional activities in the University, is carried out by an expert committee of the University staff. The expert committee is approved by the Rector’s decree. Dean's office of the International School of Medicine of the University carries out the organization of expert committee’s work.

The procedure for the recognition of FEQ for the purpose of organizing admission to the University, as well as providing individuals possessing such FEQ an access to implement professional activities in the University, is done on reimbursable basis. The cost of the procedure for the recognition of FEQ is approved annually by the Rector’s decree.

The cost of services for the recognition of education and (or) qualifications obtained in a foreign country, in 2020 is 6,000 rubles.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

An application for recognition of a foreign education and (or) foreign qualification is submitted remotely!

An applicant can submit an application for recognition of a foreign education and (or) foreign qualification remotely (or his official representative by notarized power of attorney executed in accordance with the requirements of the legislation of the Russian Federation) by e-mail priznanie-diplom@rsmu.ru.

The following documents are attached to the application:

  • Scan and a notarized translation into Russian (if the document is drawn up in a foreign language) of the identity document of the holder of the PKI;
  • Scan of the document on the PKI and a scan of the application to it (if the latter is provided for by the legislation of the state in which such a document on education and (or) qualification was issued);
  • Scan of a notarized translation of the document on the PKI and its annex into Russian if the document on the PKI and its annex are made in a foreign language;

In response to the email indicated by the applicant, the following documents will be sent:

  • Consent of the holder of the PKI to the processing of personal data contained in the application and documents attached to it, in the manner established by the legislation of the Russian Federation on personal data
  • Familiarization of the owner of the PKI with information on responsibility for the accuracy of the information specified in the application, and for the authenticity of the documents submitted)
  • Contract for the provision of services
  • Receipt of payment

Sample documents