Assessment of international school certificates
Assessment of international school certificates is intended to facilitate the evaluation of school-leaving qualifications obtained abroad and to enable a basic appraisal of their comparability with an Austrian school-leaving qualification.
The assessment issued pursuant to the Recognition and Assessment Act (AuBG) is deemed to be an expert opinion and can be presented when applying for further or higher education courses, training or employment.
The assessment does not replace the recognition of qualifications for access to professions regulated by law (regulated professions). To access such professions, validation or a procedure for the recognition of professional qualifications is required.
In the case of part-time vocational schools, please note that the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF) only assesses school qualifications (part-time vocational school certificates); applications for accreditation of international apprenticeships that grant the right to practise a profession should be sent to the Federal Ministry of Labour and Economy: email@example.com.
Submitting your application
Applications can only be submitted via the electronic application portal ASBB: www.asbb.at/.
Fact sheet: Educational qualifications (PDF, 79 KB) – higher education entrance examination certificate, matriculation certificate, school-leaving and diploma examination certificates, diploma examination and final examination certificates
Fact sheet: End-of-year and school-leaving certificates (PDF, 71 KB) – 8th year of education and completion of compulsory schooling (9th, 10th or 11th year of education)
Please note the applicable certification rules for your original certificates.
Assessment via the platform www.asbb.at (assessment of school certificates) is free of charge.
The applicant must pay the costs of any translations of the documents required as well as any certification fees.