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Registration of Foreign Diplomas

Executive Order no. 341/2007 of 12 October and in accordance with nos. 2 and 3 of Ordinance 29/2008 of 10 January


The candidate submits a request for recognition of a foreign higher education degree using SGA form Im0513 available on the forms page (in portuguese), in-person to the SGA Assistance Office with the following documents:

  • Photocopy of valid ID (Portuguese ID Card or Citizen Card, if a Portuguese citizen; passport or other for all others).
  • Proof of fees paid
  • The original of the diploma issued by competent authority of the foreign higher education institution which proves, unequivocally, that the degree was duly conferred.
  • If the original above mentioned documents are not in Spanish, French, English or Italian, they, and the cover page of the defended thesis or dissertation, must be accompanied by the translation
  • 1 printed or digital copy of the defended thesis or dissertation, if the request is for recognition of a master or doctorate degree.


You can see a list of all doctorate degrees registered at UC since 1998. This list includes the institution and country of origin of the degree and the date of registration, listed by name in ascending alphabetical order.