The Central Office for Foreign Education (ZAB) is the central authority for the evaluation of foreign qualifications in Germany.
The ZAB continues to operate during the coronavirus pandemic.
The processing of inquiries and the issuing of expert assessments, Statements of Comparability and Certificates of Equivalence may be delayed in individual cases.
There is no postal service to the following countries at the moment. You will receive your Statement of Comparability via email. We will send you your documents by post as soon as possible.
|Skilled Immigration Act|
The Skilled Immigration Act took effect on 1 March, 2020.
This new law makes it easier for qualified professionals from countries outside the EU to move to Germany in order to work.
|Brexit – Recognition and use of academic degrees|
The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union does not have an effect on the recognition of academic degrees in Germany.
Click here for more information on the recognition and use of academic degrees.