IMPORTANT: YOU CAN ONLY REQUEST NOSTRIFICATION AT ONE PUBLIC UNIVERSITY!
We ask applicants for nostrification to send their applications by post or leave them at “Podatelna” (filing room on the ground floor of the Rector's Office building).  Thank you for your understanding.

In order not to lengthen your nostrification process please doublecheck:

  1. that your application is filled in on the computer
  2. that you submit all mandatory documents – well authenticated (roll down) and translated (if needed)
  3. that you submit also plain copies of all documents

GENERAL INFORMATION

Public universities principally decide on the recognition of foreign university education (private schools do not have this authorization), in a specific case a public university which implements an accredited study programme with similar content. In the event of doubts about the existence of a similar study programme, the competence of the university is determined by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, or it can decide on the recognition on its own. You cannot apply for nostrification at CZU if you do not have at least a bachelor's degree.

The applicants must pay an administrative fee amounting to 3 000 CZK. Possible bank charges are always paid by the applicant. Please make sure CZU receive an accurate amount! You will receive payment details and confirmation of receipt of the nostrification request by email. Please wait for until you are prompted for payments.

Information about individual contracts/agreements on mutual validation of equivalence of documents on education and documents on scientific titles and degrees can be found here.

The Rector of CZU in Prague will decide on the validation of foreign university education by the deadline set out by a general regulation on administrative proceedings, which is 30 days from submission, and within 60 days in more complicated cases.

MANDATORY APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Completed and signed application form - please download it from our website and fill in a computer. The signature must be original.
  • Notarised copy of a foreign university diploma and its transcript, both documents officially tided up with an official translation if the originals are not issued in English, Slovak or Czech.
  • Officially certified translation into Czech or English must be prepared by a court, ie. the translation is performed by a person authorized to do so by law, ie. an interpreter registered in the list of experts and interpreters, the translation must include a certified copy of the translated document; list of experts and interpreters   http://datalot.justice.cz/justice/repznatl.nsf/$searchForm?SearchSite&Seq=5 .
  • Apostille verification or superlegalization of the diploma and its transcript - depends on the state where the diploma was issued, detailed info in an attachement below. A list of apostille offices is available at https://www.hcch.net/en/instruments/conventions/authorities1/?cid=41, superlegalization info - the authenticity of signatures and stamps on the original documents must be verified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the state, where the university which issued the document is located, or by the relevant foreign authority + the relevant Czech embassy in the country, where the university which issued the diploma is located.
  • Simple copy of the applicant’s passport
  • Power of Attorney if a person other than graduate is making the request.
  • Marriage certificate or divorce judgment in the event of a name change compared to the name on the diploma.
  • ALL ANNEXES MUST BE SUBMITTED IN TWO COPIES - A PLAIN COPY WILL SUFFICE AS THE SECOND COPY!

Contacts

Bachelor's and Master's level of study

Applications are handled by
Mgr. Petra Cihakova - cihakovap@rektorat.czu.cz

Postal address
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Rectorate - Student Affairs Office
Kamycka 129
165 00 Prague - Suchdol
Czech Republic
Doctoral level of study (please note you have PhD already)

Applications are handled by
Ing. Ladislava Prázová, MBA - prazova@rektorat.czu.cz

Postal address
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
Rectorate - Science and Research Office
Kamycka 129
165 00 Prague - Suchdol
Czech Republic

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