Recognition of foreign university degrees

Service Description

Upon application, recognized ethnic German immigrants (Section 4 of the Federal Expellees Act - BVFG) and their spouses and descendants (Section 7 of the BVFG) may be granted permission to hold a German university degree, provided that the university degree on which the foreign degree is based and which was acquired in the expulsion area is materially equivalent to a degree acquired at a German university (Section 10 (2) of the BVFG).

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Thüringer Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft und Digitale Gesellschaft

Postal address
Post office box 90 02 25
99105 Erfurt

Max-Reger-Straße 4-8
99096 Erfurt
+49 361 57371-1999
+49 361 57171-1990