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The applicant is obliged to submit a certified translation of documents attached to the application in the state language according to Section 33 para. 4 of  the  Act.

The applicant for recognition of diploma in accordance with Section 33 para. 2 and 3 of the Act must submit:


completed online application

2. copy of an identity card or a passport
3. notary-verified copy of a diploma or other education document issued by a foreign higher education institution 
4. notary-verified copy of a diploma supplement (including a transcript of completed subjects/courses) or a certified copy of a transcript of completed subjects/courses and passed exams

document of the previous highest completed education (copy not notary-verified)


confirmation of payment of administrative fee of 30 €. (information about the eStamp/eKolok can be found on the website of Slovak Post here. Do NOT pay this fee together with the 40 € charge below. If you cannot purchase an eStamp, you will be issued a payment order once your application arrives.)


confirmation of payment of 40 € charge connected with recognition process. Fee is to be paid by a bank transfer or by a Slovak postal money order.

The authenticity of signatures and the school stamp on original copies of the education documents shall be certified: 

    • Apostille - shall be on the education documents issued in countries that have signed The Hague Convention on the Cancellation of the Requirement of a Higher Certification of Foreign Public Records; excluding documents issued in Austria. List of the particular offices authorised for certification in the respective countries is published in The Hague Convention;
    • Legalisation and Super-Legalisation - shall be on the documents issued in all other countries. Certification provides a national body competent for verification or a notary's office of the respective state with a stamp of the Slovak Embassy of that state;

Besides the documents listed under points 3 - 6, STU may require the applicant to submit other documents and information necessary for assessing the application. In such case, the recognition procedure shall be interrupted until the date of providing particular document/s.

Submitted documents will not be returned!

Helpful hints:

If during recognizing STU finds conditions under § 35, will decide on the imposition of differential examinations (§ 34 para. 4 of the Act). Differential tests may also be made through completion and defense of the bachelor thesis, diploma thesis or dissertation (§ 35 para. 4 of the Act). If the applicant proving the differential examinations submit the protocol for differential examinations according to § 35 para. 8 of the Act, STU shall, within 30 days from the date of delivery of the decision on recognition of diplomas.

Fee Payment Details:
Beneficiary's IBAN: SK8881800000007000084007
Beneficiary's Account Name: Slovenska technicka univerzita (Slovak University of Technology)
Beneficiary's Address: Vazovova 5, 812 43 Bratislava
Country Code: SK

BIC/SWIFT -  Beneficiary Bank Code: SPSRSKBA
Beneficiary bank: Statna pokladnica
                          Radlinskeho 32
                          810 05 Bratislava

Any remittance information:
Constant symbol: 0308
Variable symbol: 901111025 (for Recognition of a Diploma)
Information for the addressee:Your surname - recognition, e. g. Einstein – recognition

The Address for sending application:
Department of Education and Students Care/Utvar vzdelavania a starostlivosti o studentov
Rektorat STU
Vazovova 5, 812 43  Bratislava, Slovakia

Further information:
e-mail: (barbora.urbanova@stuba.sk or education@stuba.sk)

Other Information
More information on education recognition can be found at the website of the Centre for Recognition of Diplomas of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.

*The current list of the authorized states translators provided by the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic can be found here.

In the process of recognition of diplomas STU is guided by: