RECOGNITION OF QUALIFICATIONS
According to the Rules approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, higher education degree diplomas are granted by the Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan. According to clauses of “Education Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan”, “Regulations about the Ministry of Education”, Lisbon Recognition Convention, about recognition of qualifications concerning higher education in the European region”, “Convention, abolishing the requirement of legalisation for foreign public documents” signed in the Hague, “Rules of recognition of specialties of foreign states in the sphere of the higher education and determination of their equivalence (nostrification)" approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan, № 64, dated from May 13, 2003 – the main activity sphere of branch, working on recognition of educational documents includes below stated items:
- Implements the recognition of specialties of foreign states in the sphere of the higher education and determination of their equivalence (nostrification);
- Controls requirements of existing legislation related to this sphere;
- Cooperates with state structures, private organizations and international bodies with the aim of implementation of above stated;
- Finds out the foreign countries’ developments in the education sphere, determines effective features and implements the new techniques in national education system.
Also to note, equivalency for each country is usually determined by particular country’s educational authority.
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