Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.165 - Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region
Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 20/09/2017
AustriaDeclaration contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of Austria, dated 26 March 1999, registered at the Secretariat General on 26 March 1999 - Or. Engl.
Referring to the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher Education in the European Region, the Government of Austria submits the following Declaration:
In Austria, the competence to make decisions in recognition cases lies with the organs of the universities or with "Fachhochschul-Studiengänge" or with the "Fachhochschulrat" (advisory council on "Fachhochschule" matters).
Austria avails itself of the provisions of this Article, intending - at present - to apply it in regard to school leaving certificates from Greece (until the entry into force in Greece of the Law on a unified Lyceum) and from Turkey.
Austria is a Party under lit.a, having established a system of formal assessment of higher education institutions and programmes, with separate assessments for universities on one hand and for "Fachhochschul-Studiengänge" on the other.
The categories of information addressed in this provision are available in Austria.
Period covered: 01/04/1999 -
Articles concerned : II.2, IV.5, VIII.1, VIII.2