Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.032 - European Convention on the Academic Recognition of University Qualifications

Nature of declaration : Authorities
Status as of 18/08/2019


Declaration contained in a letter from the Permanent Representative of France, dated 19 November 1986 - Or. Fr.

The competent authorities to deal with matters pertaining to the equivalence of university qualifications are the Universities and other establishments of higher education within the framework of their pedagogical autonomy.

In accordance with the regulations at present in force in France, the validation of foreign qualifications or diplomas is, in effect, granted by decision of the president of the University or of the director of the establishment.

Nevertheless, by way of exception to this general rule, the Ministry of National Education may grant partial equivalences of studies within the framework of health disciplines (medecine, pharmacy, dental surgery). The granting of these equivalences is subject, in all cases, to successful completion of the first year of study.
Period covered: 19/11/1986 -
Articles concerned : 2

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