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Foreign High School certificate


Recognition of foreign diplomas and certificates --> CHECK HERE

Legalization/Apostille --> CHECK HERE

Conversion Rules of grades obtained on final examination in secondary school into SGGW points
Austria Germany Slovakia
Belarus Greece Spain
Czech Republic Ireland Sweden
Dyplom IB Kazakhstan Ukraine
Dyplom EB Lithuania United Kingdom
France Russia United States
 

Certificates from other countries or with other grade scale

 


Recognition of foreign diplomas and certificates

DOCUMENTS RECOGNISED BY OPERATION OF LAW IN POLAND

Certificates recognised by operation of law are not subject to the procedure of recognition by the Education Superintendent, thus they can be submitted directly at the university. Applies to certificates:

  • Certificates, diplomas and other documents issued abroad by schools or educational institutions in accordance with the principles laid down in bilateral agreements on mutual diploma recognition - documents issued in: Belarus, Ukraine, China (gaozhong)
  • IB (International Baccalaureate) diplomas issued by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva,
  • EB (European Baccalaureate) diplomas issued by the European Schools in accordance with the Convention defining the Statute of the European Schools.
  • Certificates, diplomas or other educational documents that confirm the completion of secondary education in the European Union, European Economic Area (EEA) or OECD member states as well as the right to apply for higher education programs in the country of issue shall be recognized in Poland by law (i.e. automatically).

This rule concerns the following countries:

                  

Australia,
Austria,
Belgium,
Bulgaria,
Canada,
Croatia,
Cyprus,
Czech Republic,
Denmark,
Estonia,
Finland,
France,
Germany,

Greece,

Hungary,
Iceland,
Ireland,
Israel,
Italy,
Japan,
Korea,
Latvia,
Liechtenstein,
Lithuania,
Luxembourg,
Malta,
Mexico,
Netherlands,

New Zealand,
Norway,
Portugal,
Romania,
Slovakia,
Slovenia,
Spain,
Sweden,
Switzerland,
Turkey,
UnitedKingdom,
USA

 

RECOGNITION PROCEDURE BY POLISH EDUCATION SUPERINTENDENT

Secondary school leaving certificate which are not recognized in Poland by operation of law or under an international agreement undergo obligatory the recognition procedure. Recognition procedure  is done by the Polish Education Superintendent in a way of administrative decision.

Recognition of a certificate or the level of education is done by the Education Superintendent appropriate for the place of residence of the Applicant, and if there is no such place, for the official seat of the institution where the Applicant is going to submit the certificate.

Education Superintendent appropriate for the Warsaw University of Life Sciences is The Education Office in Warsaw. Recognition procedure is described at: http://www.kuratorium.waw.pl/en

Before you apply for certificate recognition, make sure it is legalized or has the seal of apostille -> READ MORE


 

Legalization/Apostille

In cases of high school leaving certificates recognized under the administrative decision of the Polish Education Superintendent, legalization is required.

Legalization is carried out by:

1) Polish consul in the country where certificate was issued or in the country in which educational system a school operates;

2) educational authorities in the country where a certificate was issued or in the country in which educational system a school operates;

3) an embassy or consulate of the country where certificate was issued or in the country in which educational system a school operates located in Poland or in other EU, EFTA or OECD country;

If a certificate was issued by a country – party to the Hague Convention of 5th October 1961 abolishing the Requirement for Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, an certificate must be submited along with the Apostille attached to it. Check if the country in which the certificate was issued is a party to the Hague Convention:

https://www.hcch.net/en/states/hcch-members


IB (International Baccalaureate) diplomas issued by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva

B
SL level
 

Equivalent of Polish certificate
basic level

SGGW Points IB
HL level
Equivalent of Polish certificate
advanced level
SGGW Points
7 100% 70 7 100% 100
6 90% 63 6 90% 90
5 75% 52,5 5 75% 75
4 60% 42 4 60% 60
3 45% 31,5 3 45% 45
2 30% 21 2 30% 30

EB (European Baccalaureate) diplomas issued by the European Schools in accordance with the Convention defining the Statute of the European Schools.

Result of diploma EB basic level advanced level
SGGW points:
9,51 – 10,00 70 100
9,01 – 9,50 65,1 93
8,51 – 9,00 59,5 85
8,01 – 8,50 53,9 77
7,51 – 8,00 48,3 69
7,01 – 7,50 42,7 61
6,51 – 7,00 37,1 53
6,00 – 6,50 31,5 45
0,00 – 5,99 0 0

Certificates issued in Ukraine

Grade on the certificate

SGGW points

Scale 1 - 12 for final grade obtained on the certificate for grade obtained on the state examination
12 70 100
11 63 90
10 56 80
9 49 70
8 42 60
7 35 50
6 28 40
4-5 21 30
1-3 0 0

Certificates issued in Russia, Kazakhstan, Sweden

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Russia Azerbejdżan, Kazakhstan Sweden
Scale 2 - 5 Scale 1 - 5 Scale
5 5 MVG 100
4 4 VG 70
3 3 G 40
2 1-2 IG 0

Certificates issued in Belarus

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Scale1 - 10
10 100
9 86
8 73
7 60
6 47
5 34
3-4 21
1-2 0

Certificates issued in Lithuania

Grade on the certificate Level B level A
Scale1-10 SGGW points
10 70 100
9 63 90
8 56 80
7 49 70
6 42 60
5 35 50
4 28 40
1-3 0 0

 

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Scale 1-100
30 -100 exam result  x 1,0 =  SGGW points
1-29 0

Certificates issued in Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Austria Germany Czech Republic Slovakia
Scale 1–5 Scale 1–6 Scale 1–5 Scale 1–5
1 1 1 1 100
2 2 2 2 77
3 3 3 3 53
4 4 4 4 30
5 5-6 5 5 0

Certificates issued in USA/United Kingdom

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Scale
A, A+, A* 100
A- 95
B+ 85
B 80
B- 75
C+ 65
C 60
C- 55
D+ 45
D 40
D- 35
E 21
F 0

Certificates issued in Ireland

Grade on the certificate Certificatelevel
Scale Higher Level Ordinary level Foundation
  SGGW points
A1 100 70 39
A2 94 65,8 33
B1 88 61,6 27
B2 82 57,4 21
B3 76 53,2 -
C1 70 49 -
C2 64 44,8 -
C3 58 40,6 -
D1 52 36,4 -
D2 46 32,2 -
D3 40 28 -
E - F 0 0 -

Certificates issued in France

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Scale 1 - 20
20 100
19 94
18 88
17 82
16 76
15 70
14 64
13 58
12 52
11 46
10 40
1-9 0

 

Certificates issued in Greece

Grade on the certificate SGGW points
Scale 1 - 20
19.1 - 20 100
18.1 - 19 94
17.1 - 18 88
16.1 - 17 82
15.1 - 16 76
14.1 - 15 70
13.1 - 14 64
12.1 - 13 58
11.1 - 12 52
10.1 - 11 46
10 40
1 - 9 0

Certificates issued in Spain

Grade on the certificate

SGGW points

9,50-10,0

100

9,00-9,49

96

8,50-8,99

89

8,00-8,49

82

7,50-7,99

75

7,00-7,49

68

6,50-6,99

61

6,00-6,49

54

5,50-5,99

47

5,00-5,49

40

0,00-4,99

0

 


Certificates from other countries or with other grade scale

If the above list does not include the country in which the certificate was issued or there is another scale of grades on the certificate, the recruitment committee will convert the results into SGGW points individually.
Candidates present the certificate of the recruitment commission to convert the obtained results from the certificate to WULS-SGGW points and introduce them to the candidate's account in the recruitment system.

The certificate together with a sworn translation into Polish should be submitted before the registration is closed (within the deadlines specified in the Recruitment schedule) at the Student Affairs Office, ul. Nowoursynowska 166, room 8 or send a scan of the certificate to the e-mail address: rekrutacja@sggw.pl