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Recognition of Foreign Higher Education Qualifications in Asia and the Pacific

Country Report Summaries

On this page you can download summaries of the Country Reports presented at the 12th Session of the Regional Committee on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacificheld in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-23 May, 2013.

The summaries contain up-to-date information on current practices and challenges with regards to the recognition of foreign qualifications in higher education and the country’s progress towards ratifying the Asia-Pacific Regional Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education.

The summaries contain information on:

  • Current practices and existing bodies responsible for recognition issues;

  • The existence or progress towards establishing an official National Information Centre (NIC) on higher education;

  • Progress towards ratifying the Asia-Pacific Regional Convention;

  • Contact information of the country’s National Focal Point for recognition related issues; and

  • Higher education bodies and related organisations.

The summaries intend to facilitate information sharing in the region with the overall aim of supporting cross-border student mobility and encouraging a culture of transparency and mutual trust. The full reports can be accessed here.

Country Report Summaries:

Australia (pdf, 140kb)

Bhutan (pdf, 140kb)

Brunei Darussalam (pdf, 400kb)

China (pdf, 110kb)

Fiji (pdf, 500kb)

India (pdf, 110kb)

Maldives (pdf, 140kb)

New Zealand (pdf, 160kb)

Pakistan (pdf, 140kb)

Philippines (pdf, 160kb)

RO Korea (pdf, 160kb)

Sri Lanka (pdf, 150kb)