Degree Recognition

In order to apply for the recognition of Master’s and Doctoral degrees conferred by a foreign higher education institution, it is necessary to gather all the required documents listed below and send it to reconhecimentodetitulo@contato.ufsc.br.

Each document must be sent in a single .PDF file and named according to the established order in the list (i.e. 1. Ficha de Inscrição.pdf; 2. Comprovante Residência.pdf; and so on). Applications which do not follow these instructions will not be considered.

After PROPG receives and analyzes the documentation, the applicant will receive a fee bill. The proof of payment must then be sent to reconhecimentodetitulo@contato.ufsc.br in order to complete the request.

DOCUMENTS:

Application Form
Required Documents  
Resolution no. 42/CPG/2018 of 1 November 2018
 – regulates the recognition of graduate degrees issued by foreign higher education institutions. 
Resolution no. 19/2017  of 14 December 2017 – establishes the fees for extraodinary educational services.

OTHER APPLICABLE LEGISLATION:

Ordinance no. 01/PROPG/2017 of 31.05.2017 which regulates the operational procedures for the recognition of foreign graduate degrees in the scope of PROPG.
Circular letter no.01/PROPG/2017 which gives information on the new legislation concerning the recognition of graduate degrees issued by foreign higher education institutions.

Ordinance no. 22/MEC/2016 of 13.12.2016 which provides the general rules and procedures for validating undergraduate degrees and recognizing graduate degrees issues by foreign higher education institutions.

Resolution no. 03/2016/MEC which provides rules concerning the validation of undergraduate degrees and the recognition of graduate degrees issued by foreign higher education institutions.

Resolution no. 228/CNJ/2016 which regulates the application, within the Judiciary’s scope, of the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, held in The Hague, in October 5, 1961 (Apostille Convention).

List of states that are party to the Apostille Convention

Resolution no.  68/CUn/2015 on certificate validation and degree recognition

CNE Report no. 13-2011 on the recognition of degrees from technical and technological courses obtained at foreign institutions

Resolution no. 03/2011 CNE on the recognition of degrees obtained in MERCOSUR

CNE Report (CNE-CES-106-2007) regarding the recognition of degrees conferred in MERCOSUR

CAPES notes on the recognition of degrees conferred in MERCOSUR

Resolution no. 01/2001 CNE – National Council for Education