Policy on Recognition of Qualifications held by Refugees and Asylum-seekers with a legal right to live and study in Austria

Administrative area

Document audience

Approval process

Final approval by: 
Approval date: 
May 25, 2017
Senate date: 
May 25, 2017
February 3, 2021
January 27, 2022

Document Information

Document number: 
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Responsible unit: 
Student Services Office -- Admissions
Version date: 
January 27, 2022

Document summary

Central European University (CEU) has encountered applicants who have been granted refugee status  by Austria or other state or are being assessed for refugee status or are in refugee-like situations whose existing qualifications require specific means of assessment and recognition. This policy is intended to establish procedures for assessing qualifications for entry to Masters degree programs at CEU by refugees and asylum seekers or individuals in refugee-like situations.