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Application for enrolment and recognition of foreign education
Recognition of foreign secondary education

Applicants with foreign qualifications apply for recognition together with applying for studies, on the same application form accessible on the eVŠ portal. The procedure is conducted by the authorised person at the university to which the applicants applied as their first choice.


Supporting documents required for the recognition procedur​​e:

​1. E-copy/scan of the final certificate(s), representing general requirement for access to higher education in the country of issue without legalisation. The copy shall be verified by the issuing institution at the request of the higher education institution. If the higher education institution is unable to verify the authenticity of the document, applicants will be asked to send original of the final certificate(s), legalized according to the system of legalization in the country of issue. ​

Legalisation requirements according to the country of origin of the certificate:

  • without legalisation: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, North Macedonia, Romania, and Serbia.
  • legalisation with Apostille: contracting parties of the Hague Convention, competent authorities.
  • legalisation in accordance with the Verification of Documents in International Transport Act: all other countries not mentioned above. In accordance with the act, certificates are legalised under the regulations of the foreign country, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The stamp and signature of the authorised person of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of a foreign country must be verified by the diplomatic or consular mission of the Republic of Slovenia abroad, accredited to that country, or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia.  

2. E copy/scan of a Slovene or English certified translation of an education certificate referred to in item 1. If a translation of the certificate(s) is required, the applicant will be asked for it subsequently on the web portal eVŠ. 

3. E copy/scan of annual report cards, transcripts, diploma supplement or other evidence on the content and druation of education (for all years of pre-university education). If a certified translation of the document(s) is required, the applicant will be asked for it subsequently on the web portal eVŠ.

4.  E copy/scan of short chronological description of the entire education, relevant to the enrolment application and recognition procedure of foreign education, prepared by the applicant himself/herself, stating prior education including the schools attended, dates of attendance, possible transfers, accelerated progress, repletion of courses, extended student status, and similar (form, examples).


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By phone: +386 1 2418 585 (weekdays: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm CET)

In person: Wednesdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CET)


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Information guide for international students
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