1.4.2 Recognition of Documents

Before applying at TH Lübeck, it is extremely important to pre-check whether your university entrance qualification is recognised in Germany. The German Academic Exchange Services DAAD entrance qualification database DAAD or Anabin Database can help you with this.

Official recognition of foreign academic certificates can be made through:

The Statement of Comparability is an official document issued by the "Zentralstelle für ausländisches Bildungswesen" (Central Office for Foreign Education – ZAB) that describes the foreign higher education qualification, its professional and academic usage. This document can also be obtained from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture in Kiel.

The Vorprüfungsdokumentation is a document detailing which educational certificates certificates were presented how uni-assist evaluates these educational certificates uni-assist rates the grades within the German system framework.

This internal document issued by the relevant TH Lübeck faculty as recognition of semesters studied in foreign universities. It mostly applies to higher semester applications.