In this section you will find reports from NORRIC projects and study visits as well as other reports on various countries or recognition-related topics.
NORRIC project reports
Final report of the overall Education Barriers project, NORRIC, 2007.
Deviations from the 3+2 degree structure model and recognition issues (pdf)
Working report of the NORRIC project on the two-cycle degree structure, NORRIC, 2006.
Recognition of foreign higher education degrees in the Nordic countries - similarities and differences (pdf)
Working report of the NORRIC project on recognition standards, NORRIC, 2006.
Information on recognition of foreign qualifications in the Nordic ENIC/NARIC offices (pdf)
Report of the NORRIC project on information work, NORRIC, 2006.
Evaluations of the Nordic ENIC/NARIC offices: see the project on mutual evaluation.
Eritrea and Ethiopia (in English, pdf)
Report on NOKUT's study visit in October 2012.
- Lärare i Tyskland.
Studieresa 23-25 oktober 2012 (pdf, 323 KB)
Teachers in Germany. Report on a study visit in October 2012.
- Greece and
Cyprus (in Swedish, pdf, 728 KB)
Report on a study visit in October 2012.
- British Columbia,
Canada (in Swedish, pdf, 520 KB)
Report on a study visit in May 2011.
- Kazakhstan (in
Swedish, pdf, 200 KB)
Report on a study visit in September 2010.
The Educational System of Ukraine (pdf, 1,5 MB)
The System of Education in India (pdf, 587 KB)
Report on a study visit in September/October 2005.
The System of Education in Pakistan (pdf, 1.814 KB)
Report on a study visit in September 2005.
Poland (pdf, 383 KB)
Report on a NARIC study visit to the Polish NARIC, Bureau for Academic Recognition and International, 5-7 May 2004.
The system of education in Russia – NORRIC, February 2005 (pdf, 5 MB).
Based on a study visit the report describes present education levels and programmes, the system of quality assurance and accreditation, selected diploma formats and diploma security features. It also discusses comparability of Russian and Nordic degrees and programmes and suggests topics for possible future work.
Higher Education in Iraq – National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden (pdf, 689 KB)
This report is the result of a study visit to Iraq which was conducted in May 2000 by Andreas Arsalan and Jonas Littorin of the Swedish ENIC/NARIC office.
National recognition systems and statistics
- Sweden: Högskoleverkets bedömning av utländsk högre utbildning – redovisning av verksamheten 2010 (pdf, in Swedish)
- Norway: NOKUTs årsmeldinger (in Norwegian)
- Denmark: Recognition statistics
Assessment standards and methodology
Värdering och erkännande av utländsk högskoleutbildning (in Swedish) – Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden, 1998.
Utländska tekniska utbildningar – Översikt och värderingsprinciper
(in Swedish) – Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden,
2001 (pdf, 6 MB).
Teacher recognition in Sweden: Lärare i nytt land. Behörighetsbevisets betydelse och mötet med den svenska skolan (pdf) – Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden, 2006.
Bluffuniversitet och falska examensbevis – Sverige och världen (in Swedish) – Swedish National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden, 2005.
Godkjenning av utenlandsk høyere utdanning for flyktninger med mangelfull dokumentasjon (in Norwegian) – NOKUT, 2004.
Validation of non-formal and informal learning in Norway – VOX, Norwegian Institute for Adult Education, 2002 (pdf, 4,5 MB).
The report describes results and conclusions of the Realkompetanse Project, which aimed to establish a national system for the documentation of adults' non-formal and informal learning, with legitimacy in both the workplace and the education system.
Integrering av invandrare (in Swedish) – Rollen av bedömning av tidigare utbildning och arbetslivserfarenheter i Norden (TemaNord 2004:560). Report from a conference on recognition in the context of integration of immigrants, organised with the support of the Nordic Council of Ministers.